Ironfan Core: Knife Tools and Core Models

Ironfan, the foundation of The Infochimps Platform, is an expressive toolset for constructing scalable, resilient architectures. It works in the cloud, in the data center, and on your laptop, and it makes your system diagram visible and inevitable. Inevitable systems coordinate automatically to interconnect, removing the hassle of manual configuration of connection points (and the associated danger of human error). For more information about Ironfan and the Infochimps Platform, visit infochimps.com.

This repo implements:

Getting Started

To jump right into using Ironfan, follow our Installation Instructions. For an explanatory tour, check out our Web Walkthrough. Please file all issues on Ironfan issues.

Tools

Ironfan consists of the following Toolset:

Documentation

Note: Ironfan is not compatible with Ruby 1.8. All versions later than 1.9.2-p136 should work fine.

The Ironfan Way

Getting Help