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A Ruby wrapper for the Open311 API v2.

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gem install open311


Usage Examples

require 'open311'

# Certain methods require an API key
Open311.configure do |config|
  config.endpoint     = ''
  config.api_key      = 'yourkeyforpostrequests'
  config.jurisdiction = ''

# Provide a list of acceptable 311 service request types and their associated service codes

# If meta data is available, provide attributes and definition for the service code

# Grab service requests, limited to 90 days or 1000 entries

# Grab a service request, requires ID

# Post a service request, requires an api key

# Get a service_request_id using a token after a post_service_request

# Get service requests with certain parameters (service_code, start_date, end_date, status)
Open311.service_requests("status" => "opened")
Open311.service_requests({"status" => "opened", "service_code"=>"broken-streetlight-report", "start_date" => "2010-03-12T03:19:52Z", "end_date" => "2010-03-14T03:19:52Z"})

# Use
require 'time'
Open311.service_requests({"start_date" => ( - 86400).xmlschema, "end_date" =>}) // last 24 hours

# Get multiple service requests by ids, comma separated
Open311.service_requests({"service_request_id" => "101000119824,101000119823"})

Supported Rubies

This library aims to support and is tested against the following Ruby implementations:

If something doesn't work on one of these interpreters, it should be considered a bug.

This library may inadvertently work (or seem to work) on other Ruby implementations, however support will only be provided for the versions listed above.

If you would like this library to support another Ruby version, you may volunteer to be a maintainer. Being a maintainer entails making sure all tests run and pass on that implementation. When something breaks on your implementation, you will be personally responsible for providing patches in a timely fashion. If critical issues for a particular implementation exist at the time of a major release, support for that Ruby version may be dropped.


Copyright (c) 2010 Code for America. See LICENSE for details.

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