Created: 2012-03-21 01:14
Updated: 2014-02-16 15:24
License: mit


A ruby library that given a Gnip activity stream XML , will allow you to interact with that entry as a first-class Ruby object.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'gnip_gnop'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install gnip_gnop


The library assumes that you have a well formed activity stream entry element (generally chunked in via a Gnip stream). You can then parse that xml element like this:

> entry = GnipGnop::Entry.parse(xml)

Given this object reference, you can then "walk" the XML object's hierarchy.

 => ",2005:180761363340197888"

Or, a more complex example:

 => "greeneyedtengu"

Where there were namespace conflicts (for example there is an element as well as a namespaced author element, e.g. activity:author, in which cases I camelcased the accessor.

So for example the activity author has an id, which can be accessed like:

 => ""


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request
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