The Ruby binding is maintained by Laurent Sansonetti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The ZOOM binding specification for Ruby can be found at rubyforge.org/projects/ruby-zoom
To give a flavour of the Ruby binding, here is ZOOM's equivalent of the ``Hello World'' program: a tiny Z39.50 client that fetches and displays the MARC record for Farlow & Brett Surman's The Complete Dinosaur from the Library of Congress.
require 'zoom' ZOOM::Connection.open('z3950.loc.gov', 7090) do |conn| conn.database_name = 'Voyager' conn.preferred_record_syntax = 'USMARC' rset = conn.search('@attr 1=7 0253333490') p rset end
We currently have the following implementations of the Ruby binding: