The word lieu originally comes from the Latin locus, meaning place, and its meaning has stayed true to its origins ever since.
Simple Ruby wrapper for the Google Places API.
Install via Rubygems
gem install lieu
or add to your Gemfile
API methods are available as module methods
Lieu.configure do |c| c.api_endpoint = 'http://newendpoint/' c.api_key = 'YOUR_API_KEY' c.sensor = true end
or as client instance methods
Lieu::Client.new( api_endpoint: 'http://newendpoint/', api_key: 'YOUR_API_KEY', sensor: true )
sensor parameter can be set globally (default to
false) or can be provided for every request by passing the optional parameter
Lieu only supports authentication via an API key.
You can request one following these steps.
place = Lieu.details('CmRYAAAA...') puts place.name # => "Google Sydney" places = Lieu.text_search('Google Sydney') places.first.formatted_address # => "529 Kent Street, Sydney NSW, Australia" # etc…
Lieu supports all the Google Places API methods:
Complete Lieu public API's documentation here.
Lieu follows the principles of semantic versioning.
- Patch level releases contain only bug fixes.
- Minor releases contain backward-compatible new features.
- Major new releases contain backwards-incompatible changes to the public API.
Pull Requests are welcome !
Please refer to the Contributing guide for more details on how to run the test suite and to contribute.
Copyright © 2013 Aylic Petit
Released under the terms of the MIT licence. See the LICENSE file for more details.