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Practical Ruby for System Administration by André Ben Hamou

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Chapter 7. Working with Enterprise Data

Ruby's value in a corporate environment is not to be underestimated. In this chapter, we'll cover how to perform some of the most common parsing tasks found in daily enterprise life, manipulating delimited values and XML documents with ease. The second half of the chapter is devoted to the vital requirement of being able to interact with business information systems over LDAP, XML-RPC, and SOAP, and using the increasingly popular REST principals.

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