Valerii: 32-base string encoder and decoder

You have probably seen URL shorteners that use short, seemingly random strings to identify sites. These strings are not random, they are encoded integer values. My valerii gem allows you to easily and quickly encode and decode integer values. Let me show you.

IMDB Ruby Gem 0.4.0 Now available at RubyForge!

I just released version 0.4.0 of the IMDB Ruby Gem into the wild. There are only a few minor updates: Changes in 0.4.0 Updates to the console 'imdb' utility Show the IMDB ID Show the full IMDB URL Installation or upgrade $ sudo gem install imdb $ sudo gem update imdb Issues, source or contributions You can find the code at github, as well as the issue tracker.

IMDB 0.3.0 now including console utility - query IMDB from your console

With the release of IMDB 0.3.0, a command-line utility is included! Why is this awesome for you? Basically, because you can now query IMDB and process the results with any of the great GNU tools available to you like grep. Let me show you: Search IMDB $ imdb Star Trek Searching for "Star Trek" 0060028 | Star Trek (1966) (TV series) 0796366 | Star Trek (2009) 0092455 | Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV series) 0112178 | Star Trek: Voyager (1995) (TV series) 0106145 | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) (TV series) 0117731 | Star Trek: First Contact (1996) 0084726 | Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982) 0092007 | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) 0079945 | Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) 0244365 | Enterprise (2001) (TV series) For clarity, only the ten first search results are shown.

Ruby Gem: IMDB

I just released version 0.1.0 of my IMDB gem which allows your app to search IMDB for IMDB movie ID’s and access most data that’s publicly available. Installation sudo gem install imdb This will also install the dependencies Hpricot and HTTParty. Usage In your project, include the gem (and possibly rubygems as well). require 'rubygems' require 'imdb' search ='Star Trek') => #<Imdb::Search:0x18289e8 @query="Star Trek"> puts search.movies[0..3].collect{ |m| [m.