Blockchain API library (Ruby, v1)
An official Ruby gem for interacting with the Blockchain.info API.
Installation via RubyGems:
$ gem install blockchain
$ git clone https://github.com/blockchain/api-v1-client-ruby $ cd api-v1-client-ruby $ rake install
To use the
createwallet functionality, you'll also need an instance of service-my-wallet.
The gem consists of the following functionality:
The main module is called
All functions may raise exceptions caused by incorrectly passed parameters or other problems. If a call is rejected server-side, the
APIException exception will be raised.
It is possible to set arbitrary connection timeouts.
require 'blockchain' Blockchain::TIMEOUT_SECONDS = 5 #time out after 5 seconds
Request limits and API keys
In order to prevent abuse some API methods require an API key approved with some basic contact information and a description of its intended use. Please request an API key here.
The same API key can be used to bypass the request limiter.