Today version 0.4.3 of Firefly was released with some minor updates. To complete the package, a new gem firefly-client has been released.
The client library allows your Ruby application to easily shorten URLs with a remote Firefly server. It’s very easy to use and lightweight.
Firefly 0.4.3 Changelog
- Handle invalid API keys correctly.
- Added a fix for MySQL users to update the
codecolumn to use the correct collation. Fixes issue #9
Using the Firefly Client is very easy, read the following snippet from the README:
require 'rubygems' require 'firefly-client' firefly = Firefly::Client.new("http://aj.gs", "my_api_key") firefly.shorten("http://google.com") => "http://aj.gs/8ds"
Nice, huh? Get more info over at github