OpenCPU Gem for Ruby

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The guys from roqua.nl are working on a OpenCPU wrapper Gem. This simple API client provides a pretty nice basis for building R web applications with Ruby. A minimal example from the readme:

<span class="n">client</span><span class="o">.</span><span class="n">execute</span> <span class="ss">:digest</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="ss">:hmac</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="p">{</span> <span class="ss">key</span><span class="p">:</span> <span class="s1">'foo'</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="ss">object</span><span class="p">:</span> <span class="s1">'bar'</span><span class="p">,</span> <span class="ss">algo</span><span class="p">:</span> <span class="s1">'md5'</span> <span class="p">}</span>
<span class="c1"># => ['0c7a250281315ab863549f66cd8a3a53']</span>

Which performs the following JSON RPC request:

digest<span class="o">::</span>hmac<span class="p">(</span>key<span class="o">=</span><span class="s">"foo"</span><span class="p">,</span> object<span class="o">=</span><span class="s">"bar"</span><span class="p">,</span> algo<span class="o">=</span><span class="s">"md5"</span><span class="p">)</span>

They are accepting pull requests!

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