A Ruby library for working with compass points.
- Project page: http://github.com/infused/compass_point
- API Documentation: http://rubydoc.info/github/infused/compass_point/
- Report bugs: http://github.com/infused/compass_point/issues
Compass Point is tested to work with the following versions of ruby:
- MRI Ruby 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 2.4.x, 2.5.x, 2.7.x
- JRuby 1.7.x
gem install compass_point
Given an string such as "NW", "SE", "Northeast by east", or "N 20° W",
return the corresponding azimuth in degrees from 0 to 360:
CompassPoint.azimuth('N') #=> 0.0 CompassPoint.azimuth('S') #=> 180.0 CompassPoint.azimuth('swbs') #=> 213.75 CompassPoint.azimuth('Northeast by east') #=> 56.25 CompassPoint.azimuth('N 20° W') #=> 340
back_azimuth to find the opposite azimuth:
CompassPoint.azimuth('N') #=> 180.0 CompassPoint.azimuth('S') #=> 0.0 CompassPoint.azimuth('swbs') #=> 33.75
You can also get the minimum and maximum azimuths for any
CompassPoint.min('E') #=> 84.38 CompassPoint.max('E') #=> 95.62 CompassPoint.min('Northeast by east') #=> 50.63 CompassPoint.max('Northeast by east') #=> 61.87 CompassPoint.min_max('E') #=> [84.38, 95.62] CompassPoint.min_max('Northeast by east') #=> [50.63, 61.87]
Get the full name for an abbreviation:
CompassPoint.name('NNW') #=> "North northwest" CompassPoint.name('SEbS') #=> "Southeast by south"
Compass Quadrant Bearing
Given an azimuth, calculate the compass quadrant bearing. For example:
CompassPoint.compass_quadrant_bearing(103) #=> "S 77° E" CompassPoint.compass_quadrant_bearing(340) #=> "N 20° W" CompassPoint.compass_quadrant_bearing(0) #=> "N"
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