API wrapper for Mobile Devices Cloud Connect
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The Coud Connect Ruby Gem

A Ruby wrapper for the Cloud Connect API.


gem install cloud_connect


require 'rubygems'
require 'cloud_connect'

Instantiate a client

cloud_connect = CloudConnect::Client.new(:username => 'user', :password => 'password', :account => 'test', :env => 'sandbox')

Or configure once

CloudConnect.configure do |config|
  config.username = 'user'
  config.password = 'password'
  config.account  = 'test'
  config.env      = 'sandbox'
cloud_connect = CloudConnect.client.new




=>  [<#Hashie::Mash id=2 lat=nil lng=nil time=nil>, <#Hashie::Mash id=3 lat=4884481 lng=226392 time="2009-07-08T10:23:13Z">]

Details for the current user cloud_connect.user

Details for another user


Send a message to a unit

cloud_connect.send_message(1, 11, "Hello World!")

Get a unit's last known position

unit = cloud_connect.unit(3)
puts "#{unit.location.join(', ')} @ #{unit.time}"

We recommand you install the yajl-ruby Gem for improved performance over the default pure ruby JSON library.


In the spirit of free software, everyone is encouraged to help improve this project.

Here are some ways you can contribute:

  • by using alpha, beta, and prerelease versions
  • by reporting bugs
  • by suggesting new features
  • by writing or editing documentation
  • by writing specifications
  • by writing code (no patch is too small: fix typos, add comments, clean up inconsistent whitespace)
  • by refactoring code
  • by closing issues
  • by reviewing patches

All contributors will be added to the HISTORY file and will receive the respect and gratitude of the community.

Submitting an Issue

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Submitting a Pull Request

  1. Fork the project.
  2. Create a topic branch.
  3. Implement your feature or bug fix.
  4. Add documentation for your feature or bug fix.
  5. Run bundle exec rake doc:yard. If your changes are not 100% documented, go back to step 4.
  6. Add specs for your feature or bug fix.
  7. Run bundle exec rake spec. If your changes are not 100% covered, go back to step 6.
  8. Commit and push your changes.
  9. Submit a pull request. Please do not include changes to the gemspec, version, or history file. (If you want to create your own version for some reason, please do so in a separate commit.)