Goldfinger, a Webfinger client for Ruby

Gem Version

A Webfinger client for Ruby. Supports application/xrd+xml and application/jrd+json responses. Raises Goldfinger::NotFoundError on failure to fetch the Webfinger or XRD data, or Goldfinger::SSLError if something is wrong with the HTTPS connection it uses.

Installation

gem install goldfinger

Usage

data = Goldfinger.finger('acct:[email protected]')
data.link('http://schemas.google.com/g/2010#updates-from')[:href]
# => "https://quitter.no/api/statuses/user_timeline/7477.atom"

RFC support

The gem only parses link data. It does not currently parse aliases, properties, or more complex structures.