Remote JSON Source – Ruby on Rails

Hey everyone,

Just a quick post on how to retrieve a remote JSON source so I don’t forget.

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require 'open-uri'
require 'json'
 
#Retrieve source (controller/model)
@results = JSON.parse(open("http://www.myjsonsource.com/jsonfeed_num1").read)
 
 
#In view
<% @results.each do |result| %>
   <%= result['value'] %>
<% end %>

That’s all there is to it, let me know if you have any problems!

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