a library for serial port (rs232) access in ruby
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= Ruby/SerialPort == Description Ruby/SerialPort is a Ruby library that provides a class for using RS-232 serial ports. This class also contains low-level functions to check and set the current state of the signals on the line. It support POSIX (Linux, *BSD, Solaris, AIX, Mac OS X), Cygwin and native Windows. The native Windows version of this library supports Microsoft's Visual C++ and Borland's C++ compilers. == Installation $ gem install ruby-serialport Any files and older versions can be found at http://rubyforge.org/projects/ruby-serialport/ == Examples reuire 'rubygems' require 'serialport' sp = SerialPort.new "/dev/my-modem", 9600 sp.write "AT\r\n" puts sp.read # hopefully "OK" ;-) A functional example can be found in <tt>examples/miniterm.rb</tt> -- Ruby's copy of miniterm.c For a compeate API reference see the RDoc of SerialPort. == License and Copyright Copyright (C) 2008 Jonas Bähr <email@example.com> (C) 2008 Daniel E. Shipton <firstname.lastname@example.org> (C) 2003 Alan Stern <email@example.com> (C) 2002 Guillaume Pierronnet <firstname.lastname@example.org> This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.