Connect to Autify Data in JRuby

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Create a simple JRuby app with access to live Autify data.

JRuby is a high-performance, stable, fully threaded Java implementation of the Ruby programming language. The CData JDBC Driver for Autify makes it easy to integrate connectivity to live Autify data in JRuby. This article shows how to create a simple JRuby app that connects to Autify data, executes a query, and displays the results.

Configure a JDBC Connection to Autify Data

Before creating the app, note the installation location for the JAR file for the JDBC Driver (typically C:\Program Files\CData\CData JDBC Driver for Autify\lib).

JRuby natively supports JDBC, so you can easily connect to Autify and execute SQL queries. Initialize the JDBC connection with the getConnection function of the java.sql.DriverManager class.

In order to authenticate, you must specify the Autify API Key and Project ID:

  • ApiKey: Log into your account and go to Configurations/Personal Settings and create "New personal access token".
  • ProjectId: ID of the project in your account URL. For ex: If URL is "https://app.autify.com/projects/343/scenarios", 343 is your ProjectId.

Built-in Connection String Designer

For assistance in constructing the JDBC URL, use the connection string designer built into the Autify JDBC Driver. Either double-click the JAR file or execute the jar file from the command-line.

java -jar cdata.jdbc.autify.jar

Fill in the connection properties and copy the connection string to the clipboard.

Below is a typical JDBC connection string for Autify:

jdbc:autify:ProjectId=255;ApiKey=M9e88D3s31b35347EgNVa;

Create a JRuby App with Connectivity to Autify Data

Create a new Ruby file (for example: AutifySelect.rb) and open it in a text editor. Copy the following code into your file:

require 'java' require 'rubygems' require 'C:/Program Files/CData/CData JDBC Driver for Autify 2018/lib/cdata.jdbc.autify.jar' url = "jdbc:autify:ProjectId=255;ApiKey=M9e88D3s31b35347EgNVa;" conn = java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(url) stmt = conn.createStatement rs = stmt.executeQuery("SELECT Name, ProjectURL FROM Scenarios") while (rs.next) do puts rs.getString(1) + ' ' + rs.getString(2) end

With the file completed, you are ready to display your Autify data with JRuby. To do so, simply run your file from the command line:

jruby -S AutifySelect.rb

Writing SQL-92 queries to Autify allows you to quickly and easily incorporate Autify data into your own JRuby applications. Download a free trial today!