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Re: RDF.rb: A public-domain RDF library for Ruby

From: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 11:31:57 +0300
Cc: public-rdf-ruby@w3.org
Message-Id: <C609DE1E-39B0-43B1-ABAA-266F19666302@ontologicon.com>
To: Arto Bendiken <arto.bendiken@gmail.com>
Excellent, thanks for all your work. I very much look forward to implementing a few ideas of mine in Ruby, at last. 

Best,
/Dimitris

On Apr 1, 2010, at 12:54 AM, Arto Bendiken wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 12:33 PM, Arto Bendiken <arto.bendiken@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have just released version 0.1.0 of RDF.rb, my RDF library for Ruby:
>> 
>> <http://rdf.rubyforge.org/>
>> 
>> The library has extensive API documentation with many inline code examples,
>> enjoys comprehensive RSpec coverage, and is immediately available via
>> RubyGems:
>> 
>> $ [sudo] gem install rdf
>> 
>> The source code repository is hosted on GitHub:
>> 
>> <http://github.com/bendiken/rdf>
> 
> To post a quick update to my earlier e-mail this month, RDF.rb is now
> up to release 0.1.3 and there are a number of already quite usable
> add-on plugins available for doing various things:
> 
> RDF::Sesame adds support for accessing Sesame 2.0-compatible RDF
> repositories over Sesame's HTTP API:
> 
>  http://rdf.rubyforge.org/sesame/
> 
> RDF::JSON adds support for parsing/serializing the RDF/JSON format
> developed by Talis:
> 
>  http://rdf.rubyforge.org/json/
> 
> RDF::TriX adds support for parsing/serializing the XML-based TriX
> format, one of the few RDF formats that support named graphs:
> 
>  http://rdf.rubyforge.org/trix/
> 
> RDF::Isomorphic adds support for graph bijections and isomorphic
> equivalence of anything mixing in RDF::Enumerable:
> 
>  http://rdf.rubyforge.org/isomorphic/
>  http://blog.datagraph.org/2010/03/rdf-isomorphism
> 
> RDF::BERT adds support for proxying RDF repository operations over the
> simple and efficient Erlang-compatible BERT-RPC binary protocol
> developed by GitHub for their own use:
> 
>  http://rdf.rubyforge.org/bert/
> 
> I will also quicky list a couple of upcoming plugins that may be of
> interest to some...
> 
> RDF::Raptor will shortly add RDF/XML and Turtle parsing/serialization
> support based on Raptor:
> 
>  http://github.com/bendiken/rdf-raptor
> 
> RDF::DataObjects intends to provide a storage adapter for any RDBMS
> systems supported by DataObjects; DO being the storage layer used in
> the popular DataMapper ORM library:
> 
>  http://github.com/bhuga/rdf-do
> 
> Once the RDF.rb ecosystem grows further, the easiest way to find
> RubyGems-installable RDF.rb plugins is to search RubyGems.org for the
> prefix "rdf-":
> 
>  http://rubygems.org/search?query=rdf-
> 
> While prefixing RDF.rb plugin gems with "rdf-" is merely a convention,
> it is a very useful one: I hope anyone considering writing a plugin
> takes note when it comes to naming their gem.
> 
> Many of the aforementioned Ruby gems are ultimately being developed to
> support a startup, hence the rapid pace of development. We're all
> about Ruby + Rails + RDF, and you can have a peek at some of our other
> upcoming open-source technologies -- involving such buzzwords as AMQP,
> Redis, Cassandra, and Hadoop -- at:
> 
>  http://github.com/datagraph
>  http://twitter.com/datagraph
>  http://blog.datagraph.org/
> 
> -- 
> Arto Bendiken | http://datagraph.org/
> 
Received on Thursday, 1 April 2010 08:32:32 GMT

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