Day 2 - Ruby Advent Calendar 2017 - factbook - Turn the World Factbook (260+ country profiles) into open structured data e.g JSON

Hello,

    welcome to the Ruby Advent Calendar 2017 [1] - 25 Days
of Ruby Gems / Libraries from December 1 to December 25.

   Let’s continue the series on Day 2 with factbook [2] - Turn the
World Factbook (260+ country profiles) into open structured data e.g
JSON.

    Explore the world with ruby e.g. Where do you find gold in the
world? Look for the economy / resources section.What countries have
the most internet hosts? What countries have the most proven crude
oil reserves? And so on.

Cheers.

PS: You’re more than welcome to send in your articles (about your
library / gem of choice) too!

[1] https://planetruby.github.io/advent2017
[2] https://planetruby.github.io/advent2017/02-factbook

Oh the Factbook, I parsed that data so many times,
I am glad to know there is a gem for it.

What you are doing is really awasome ! Bravo !

They only way i can contribute this year it to diffuse
the verb via FB and Twitter and I will right now.

Bye
Nicola

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On 02/12/2017 17:56, Gerald Bauer wrote:

Hello,

     welcome to the Ruby Advent Calendar 2017 [1] - 25 Days
of Ruby Gems / Libraries from December 1 to December 25.

    Let’s continue the series on Day 2 with factbook [2] - Turn the
World Factbook (260+ country profiles) into open structured data e.g
JSON.

     Explore the world with ruby e.g. Where do you find gold in the
world? Look for the economy / resources section.What countries have
the most internet hosts? What countries have the most proven crude
oil reserves? And so on.

  Cheers.

PS: You’re more than welcome to send in your articles (about your
library / gem of choice) too!

[1] https://planetruby.github.io/advent2017
[2] https://planetruby.github.io/advent2017/02-factbook

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