Developing the Script for an Experiment
A script is used to run an ORBIT Radio Grid Testbed experiment. The script contains the configuration of the experiment, specifies its application and operating system software, describes its initialization and any parameters, and describes each phase of its operation.
ORBIT Radio Grid Testbed scripts are written in Ruby, an easily understood, extensible, dynamic, object-oriented scripting language. Ruby has been extended into the testbed user's domain with a number of methods. Besides its extensibility and object-orientation, Ruby is concise and consistent. An ORBIT script therefore is written in Ruby primarily using ORBIT-specific methods. Users are encouraged to take look at following resources