Git Data Viewer
An experiment in displaying Open Data stored in Git in a nice way for non-developers.
Relies on a loading metadata from a DataPackage file contained in the repository.
For more details, see the sample repository.
This uses Ruby 2 and Rails 4.0.0.
This code is open source under the MIT license. See the LICENSE.md file for full details.
The following environment variables should be set in a .env file in order to use this app.
To get this token, create an application in Github/settings/applications and follow these instructions in
require 'github_api' github = Github.new :client_id => '...', :client_secret => '...' github.authorize_url :redirect_uri => '...', :scope => 'repo'
Visit the URL it gives you. When you authorize it, it will send you to your redirect_uri with a token in the query string. Use this below:
token = github.get_token('<token from query string>') puts token.token
This is the OAuth token you need in your environment.