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BlockCypher Ruby Client

Simple Ruby client for the BlockCypher API.


Simply using rubygems:

gem install blockcypher-ruby

For Rails apps

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'blockcypher-ruby', '~> 0.2.7'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ git clone
$ cd ruby-client
$ bundle
$ gem build blockcypher-ruby.gemspec
$ gem install blockcypher-ruby-0.2.7.gem

Initializing a client

If you want to use BTC on the main net, which is normally what you want to do, it's as simple as:

block_cypher =

BlockCypher's documentation

For more information check the API docs at:


  • Copy spec/config.yml.sample to spec/config.yml and put your test API token
  • rspec spec


Contributions from CoinHako and meXBT