This is a Ruby wrapper library around the API provided by REST Countries http://restcountries.eu
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README.md

Restcountry

This is a sample gem to wrap REST Countries API http://restcountries.eu

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'restcountry'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install restcountry

Usage

require 'restcountry'

# Find all countries
countries = Restcountry::Country.all

# Find a country by name
country = Restcountry::Country.find_by_name('italy')

# Access the country's attributes
country.capital
#=> Rome

country.region
#=> Europe

country.callingCodes
#=> "39"

# Find a country by capital
country = Restcountry::Country.find_by_capital('Rome')

country.name
#=> Italy

countries = Restcountry::Country.find_by_lang('it')

countries.first
#=> Italy

Attributes

name, capital, altSpellings, relevance, region, subregion, translations, population, latlng, demonym, area, gini, timezones, borders, nativeName, callingCodes, topLevelDomain, alpha2Code, alpha3Code, currencies, languages

Credits

Many thanks to Fayder Florez for his implementation of the API.

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License

The restcountry GEM is released under the MIT License.