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Pik (Ruby)


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This package was approved by moderator mwrock on 10/26/2014.

Pik is a tool to manage multiple versions of ruby on Windows. It can be used from the Windows command line (cmd.exe), Windows PowerShell, or Git Bash. I have yet to test on cygwin.
Pik Commands
* add - Adds another ruby location to pik.
* benchmark|bench - Runs bencmarks with all versions that pik is aware of.
* checkup|cu - Checks your environment for current Ruby best practices.
* config - Adds/modifies configuration options.
* default - Switches back to the default settings.
* gem - Runs the gem command with all versions that pik is aware of.
* gemsync - Synchronizes gems from the version specified to the current version.
* help - Displays help information.
* implode - Removes your pik configuration.
* info - Displays information about the current ruby version.
* install|in - Downloads and installs different ruby versions.
* list|ls - Lists ruby versions that pik is aware of.
* rake - Runs the rake command with all versions that pik is aware of.
* remove|rm - Removes a ruby location from pik.
* ruby|rb - Runs ruby with all versions that pik is aware of.
* run - Runs command with all versions of ruby that pik is aware of.
* switch|sw|use - Switches ruby versions based on patterns.
* tag - Adds the given tag to the current version.
* tags - Runs the pik command against the given tags.
* uninstall|unin - Deletes a ruby version from the filesystem and removes it from Pik.
* update|up - updates pik.

For help on a particular command, use 'pik help COMMAND'.

To install Pik (Ruby), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install pik

To upgrade Pik (Ruby), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade pik


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Software Author(s)

  • Gordon Thiesfeld


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Pik (Ruby) 601 Saturday, November 16, 2013  
Pik (Ruby) 343 Monday, November 11, 2013  
Pik (Ruby) 539 Monday, April 22, 2013  
Pik (Ruby) 339 Monday, April 22, 2013  
Pik (Ruby) 0.2.8 577 Friday, February 17, 2012  

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