S3

S3 library provides access to Amazon’s Simple Storage Service.

It supports both: European and US buckets through the REST API.

Installation

gem install s3

Usage

Initialize the service

require "s3"
service = S3::Service.new(:access_key_id => "...",
                          :secret_access_key => "...")
#=> #<S3::Service:...>

List buckets

service.buckets
#=> [#<S3::Bucket:first-bucket>,
#    #<S3::Bucket:second-bucket>]

Find bucket

first_bucket = service.buckets.find("first-bucket")
#=> #<S3::Bucket:first-bucket>

List objects in a bucket

first_bucket.objects
#=> [#<S3::Object:/first-bucket/lenna.png>,
#    #<S3::Object:/first-bucket/lenna_mini.png>]

Find object in a bucket

object = first_bucket.objects.find("lenna.png")
#=> #<S3::Object:/first-bucket/lenna.png>

Access object metadata (cached from find)

object.content_type
#=> "image/png"

Access object content (downloads the object)

object.content
#=> "\x89PNG\r\n\x1A\n\x00\x00\x00\rIHDR\x00..."

Delete an object

object.destroy
#=> true

Create an object

new_object = bucket.objects.build("bender.png")
#=> #<S3::Object:/synergy-staging/bender.png>

new_object.content = open("bender.png")

new_object.save
#=> true

Please note that new objects are created with “public-read” ACL by default.

See also

Copyright

Copyright © 2009 Jakub Kuźma, Mirosław Boruta. See LICENSE for details.