Sword2Ruby gem


The Sword2Ruby gem provides Sword client functionality when run against a Sword 2.0 compliant server. It eases integration of Ruby applications with Sword servers, taking care of things like authentication, deposit-receipts and the parsing of Sword tags.

It was developed as part of the JISC Sword 2.0 project. For more information on Sword, see: http://www.swordapp.org/. The Sword 2 specification can be found at: http://sword-app.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/sword-app/spec/tags/sword-2.0/SWORDProfile.html?revision=377

This code lives at https://github.com/CottageLabs/sword2ruby.


In order to use the Sword2Ruby gem, you will require:-


To install Sword2Ruby and its associated dependencies, make sure you have Bundler installed (gem install bundler). Then update your project's Gemfile to include a reference to Sword2Ruby:

gem 'sword2ruby'

Then, on the command line inside your project folder, run to install all necessary gems:

bundle install

Finally, ensure you require a reference to the gem in your code:

require 'sword2ruby'


Refer to the Rdoc for full details of all the classes and their methods: http://www.rubydoc.info/github/CottageLabs/sword2ruby/master/frames