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README.md

Ralexa

Ruby client for Amazon Alexa APIs.

These include Alexa Top Sites and Alexa Web Information Service.

HTTP transport thanks to Net::HTTP, with a little help from addressable.

XML parsing courtesy of Nokogiri.

Thorough test coverage provided by MiniTest::Spec.

Installation

# with bundler
echo 'gem "ralexa"' >> Gemfile
bundle

# or just the gem
gem install ralexa

Usage Examples

# grab a Ralexa::Session instance to hold your credentials.
session = Ralexa.session("aws_access_key_id", "aws_secret_access_key")

# all countries
countries = session.top_sites.list_countries
p countries.map(&:name)

# global top 250 sites
global = session.top_sites.global(250)

# per-country top sites
first_by_country = {}
countries.each do |c|
  first_by_country[c.name] = session.top_sites.country(c.code, 1).first.url
end

# individual country lookup
puts "Top Ten Australian Sites"
session.top_sites.country("AU", 10).each do |s|
  puts "#{s.url} (#{s.page_views} pageviews)"
end

# url info for an individual site
puts "Url info of Flippa.com"
puts session.url_info.get("http://flippa.com")

puts "bam!"

Status

Service Action ResponseGroup Supported
Alexa Top Sites TopSites Global Yes
Country Yes
ListCountries Yes
Alexa Web Information Services UrlInfo Get Yes
TrafficHistory * Send a pull request!
CategoryBrowse * Send a pull request!
CategoryListings * Send a pull request!
SitesLinkingIn * Send a pull request!

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b some-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin some-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request

License

(c) 2012 Flippa, The MIT License.

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