Utilize the Challonge! API with preconfigured ActiveResource classes.
Ruby

README.md

Challonge Ruby Gem

Utilize the CHALLONGE! API with preconfigured ActiveResource classes.

Install and Configure

Add challonge-api to your Gemfile:

gem 'challonge-api'

Add challonge-api as a dependency for your project and set your username and API key on startup.

Challonge::API.username = 'username'
Challonge::API.key = '123keyayaonge'

Basic Usage

Get all your tournaments:

Challonge::Tournament.find(:all)

Get a filtered set of tournaments:

Challonge::Tournament.find(:all, :params => {:state => 'in_progress'})

Run a basic tournament from start to finish:

t = Challonge::Tournament.new
t.name = 'Basic Single Elim Tournament'
t.url = 'unique_url_123'
t.tournament_type = 'single elimination'
t.save
# if save returns false, view validation errors with t.errors.full_messages

# add some participants
Challonge::Participant.create(:name => 'Joe', :tournament => t)
Challonge::Participant.create(:name => 'Bob', :tournament => t)

t.start!
# at this point, t.live_image_url and t.full_challonge_url are available (t.reload to refetch)

m = t.matches(:first)
m.scores_csv = '3-1,3-2'
m.winner_id = m.player1_id
m.save
# congratulations, Joe

t.finalize!
# Finalize a tournament, rendering its results permanent.