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From Mark Deibert <mark.deib...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: A Simple REST API
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2013 03:41:13 GMT
What is ElephantOnCouch?!?! There is zero info on the github. I'm very
intrigued...


On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 9:54 PM, Filippo Fadda <
filippo.fadda@programmazione.it> wrote:

> Just use PHP and ElephantOnCouch! :-)
>
> -Filippo
>
> On Nov 12, 2013, at 3:40 AM, Alexander Shorin wrote:
>
> > I wonder why you prefer to work with raw sockets instead of using one
> > of many available http clients for Ruby...
> > Just pick one that you like:
> > http://www.slideshare.net/HiroshiNakamura/rubyhttp-clients-comparison
> > To really work with simple rest api you don't need to reimplement
> > baseline things that have been already done and tested.
> > --
> > ,,,^..^,,,
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 5:40 AM, S├ębastien Durand <se8.and@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> Hi !
> >>
> >> I want to use CouchDB for a Ruby project. I downloaded CouchRest, but
> this
> >> driver seems to be overkill for what I want : a simple REST API.
> >>
> >> So, is it wrong to design my own driver (using tcp sockets) ? Like this
> :
> >>
> >>
> >> class CouchDB
> >>
> >>  def initialize(database, host = 'localhost', port = 5984)
> >>    @database, @host, @port = database, host, port
> >>  end
> >>
> >>  def get(uri)
> >>    if block_given?
> >>      yield get(uri)
> >>    else
> >>      socket = TCPSocket.open(@host, @port)
> >>      request = ""
> >>      request << "GET /#{@database}/#{uri} HTTP/1.0\r\n"
> >>      request << "\r\n"
> >>      socket.write(request)
> >>      response = socket.read
> >>      socket.close
> >>      # TODO : parsing json
> >>    end
> >>  end
> >>
> >> end
> >>
> >>
> >> It's just a dead simple draft, it works, but what are the drawbacks ?
> Do I
> >> put myself in trouble ? (I don't have a deep tcp/http background and I
> fear
> >> it's not that simple.)
> >>
> >> Thank U for you help !
> >>
> >> S├ębastien
>
>

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