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An example app for using webhooks
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This is an example application that uses the RubyGems webhook system to post Twitter updates about gems.

Check out more information about webhooks.


First thing's first. Install the gem dependencies:

bundle install

In development, gemwhisperer runs on SQLite so there's no need to create the database. Simply:

rake db:migrate

Before you fire it up, you'll need to configure the application for your own Twitter application and RubyGems account. The config/application.example.yml file will get you started.

Now, fire it up:


The gemwhisperer application is built for Heroku. To deploy:

gem install heroku
heroku create
git push heroku master
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