iTunesCharts is a simple library for accessing iTunes charts from apple.com.
gem install itunes-charts
The gem makes available several class methods to obtain chart data:
ITunesCharts.albums ITunesCharts.songs ITunesCharts.movies
In addition to the above, the following class methods are also available:
Each method returns an array of ChartItem classes containing the ITMS id, name, image url, and item url. For songs and albums, iTunesCharts will also return a parent ChartItem containing the Artist's information:
albums = ITunesCharts.albums albums.first.id => '123456789' albums.first.name => 'Untrue' albums.first.url => 'http://itunes.apple.com/.....' albums.first.parent.name => 'Burial'
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