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    Script to get number of votes and coolness!

    Posted by (twitter: @haqu)
    May 16th, 2011 9:28 pm

    updated on May 18th

    thanks to Draknek who pointed me to this page which doesn’t require signing in and have more comprehensive stats. i have updated the script and now there is no need to provide a password. page fetching part was rewritten using only built-in ruby methods so mechanize gem isn’t needed as well.

    some examples to demonstrate how it works:

    ld20stats.rb example 1

    ld20stats.rb example 2

    get this script on github: https://gist.github.com/975928

    enjoy! :)

    4 Responses to “Script to get number of votes and coolness!”

    1. Draknek says:

      This page shows all the entries and vote-counts without needing you to log in: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-20/?action=misc_links

    2. haqu says:

      thanks Draknek, I didn’t know about this page. it makes things much easier.

      original post has been updated.

    3. TellusE says:

      Thanks, dude. I was writing up a small XML parser to do the dirty work, and now I don’t have to!

      Long live laziness :D

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