Rails gem for easily managing documents, converting them from a format to another, and merging data into ODF templates.
Checking for external dependencies
Documentalist assembles various moving parts that are necessary to perform the actual conversions, you can run run the documentalist:backends:checks task to see if these dependencies are met on your system, if it isn't the case it will give you some tips on how to fix it.
Documentalist.convert('/home/somefile.doc', :to => '/home/someotherfile.pdf')
Require the gem in your Rails or Ruby application and you should be good to go !