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A Python package that displays several information about a RubyGem.

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Pygeminfo is a python package for displaying statistics about Rubygems. Its equivalent is the Rubygem called geminfo. It allows you to see several information about a Gem like Name, Author, UserID, Secure Hash Algorithm, Key, Total downloads, Latest version, total gems owned by author, gem’s release date etc.

MODULES –> gems

Contains a class Stats that takes one argument Gem name and has seventeen methods to display several information.


  • name() –> returns gem name.

  • authors() –> return gem’s Author names.

  • total() –> return gem’s total download for all versions.

  • latest() –> return Gem’s total download for latest version.

  • latestversion() –> returns gem’s latest version.

  • info() –> returns gem’s description.

  • licenses() –> returns gem’s licenses.

  • metadata() –> returns gem’s metadata.

  • sha() –> returns gem’s Secure Hash Algoruthm 256 Checksum.

  • projectURL() –> returns gem’s project URL.

  • gemURL() –> returns gem’s URL.

  • homepage() –> returns gem’s dedicated website.

  • wikiURL() –> returns gem’s wiki URL.

  • docURL() –> returns gem’s documentation URL.

  • mailURL() –> returns gem’s mailing list URL.

  • sourceURL() –> returns gem’s source-code URL.

  • bugURL() –> returns gem’s bug tracking URL.

as well as seven other methods.


# Argument is gem's name

# Argument is username or ID

# Argument is gem's name

# Argument is gem's name, optional--> (page number , amount to show)

# Optional --> (amount to show)

# Optional --> (amount to show)

# No optional argument


from pygeminfo.gems import *

help on using this package is included in the examples folder.

For more help information please see examples in the package or checkout its documentation at


  • Any version of python


Download and install using:

pip install pygeminfo


There are some unicode encoding issues on python 2 but it works fine on Python 3. It also works on Python 2 but sometimes, the errors arise so its better and advisable to use it on Python 3. Furthermore, you may need to do

pip install json
pip install requests

if it doesn’t come with your python package


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