A cross-platform registry class for Ruby for storing application configuration parameters.

The application programming interface (API) is based on the FOX registry class, which is part of the FOX GUI toolkit ( This gem defines a class that can be used in the same way as the FOX registry, but without needing the FOX toolkit.

The original FOX registry uses the Windows registry if running under Windows, and an .INI type file if running under Unix-type systems. This class uses an SQLite3 database on all systems.

Comparison with Xregistry

I have written another Ruby gem Xregistry with similar capabilities to Wregistry. The main differences between the two are: