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From Andy Wenk <a...@nms.de>
Subject Re: A Simple REST API
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:23:20 GMT
everything what the others said ;-)

To get an idea for one way to use Ruby against CouchDB you are welcome to
check this out

https://github.com/andywenk/couchdbtools

This my playground - nothing production ready! But I think there are the
Ruby libs the other readers suggested ...

Cheers

Andy


On 12 November 2013 08:19, Sébastien Durand <se8.and@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you very much for your comments guys (and for not beating me for my
> stupid idea) ! ;-) I don't know why I started with this sockets thing
> (low-level performance seeking maybe ?)
>
> Yes, I will move to "net/http" and "json" from Ruby stdlib (rather than
> implementing the http client myself). I will come back to share the code
> when it's ready. :-)
>
> Two good links I found on the topic :
>
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Getting_started_with_Ruby (what I was
> trying
> to achieve)
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEMfvCqVL4E (CouchDB & Ruby: you're doing
> it
> wrong by Tim Anglade)
>
> And by the way, I love the name ElephantOnCouch lol.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 4:41 AM, Mark Deibert <mark.deibert@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > 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, Sébastien 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 !
> > > >>
> > > >> Sébastien
> > >
> > >
> >
>



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