BattleSnake Ruby

by colinjfw



A simple Battlesnake AI written in Ruby.

Visit for API documentation and instructions for running your AI.

This AI client uses the Sinatra web framework for running your snake server.


You will need...

Running the Snake Locally

  1. Fork this repo.

  2. Clone repo to your development environment:

git clone<your github username>/starter-snake-ruby.git
  1. Install dependencies using bundler:
bundle install
  1. Run local server:
ruby app/app.rb
  1. Test your snake by sending a curl to the running snake
curl -XPOST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -d '{ "hello": "world"}' http://localhost:4567/start

Deploying to Heroku

  1. Create a new Heroku app:
heroku create [APP_NAME]
  1. Deploy code to Heroku servers:
git push heroku master
  1. Open Heroku app in browser:
heroku open

or visit

  1. View server logs with the heroku logs command:
heroku logs --tail


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