Software Challenge Client

This gem includes everything to build a client for the coding competition Software-Challenge.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'software_challenge_client'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install software_challenge_client


See the example client in the example directory.

You can execute the example client by entering

ruby main.rb

in a shell (while being in the example directory). Note that the software_challenge_client gem needs to be installed for this to work and a server waiting for a manual client has to be running.


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake false to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install.


To release a new version, update the version number in lib/software_challenge_client/version.rb and update Then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the code of conduct (from Contributor Covenant).