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Grammar Checking in Ruby


Ruby is a programming language that shares design philosophies of Python and Perl around scripting, usability, and programming productivity but with a more object-oriented approach. Its popularity and adoption increased with Ruby on Rails, an MVC web framework written in Ruby.

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With Sapling, you can add grammar or spell checking functionality to an existing Ruby application.

This page demonstrates a quick way to integrate grammar and spell checking functionality into a Ruby application using Sapling's API. If you are not looking for a Ruby guide, click here for guides for other programming languages.

Sapling does not currently maintain a Ruby-specific SDK, but you can access the Sapling Grammar Checking HTTP API using any programming language that supports HTTP POST requests. An example is shown below.

Setup Steps

Ruby Grammar Check Quickstart

require 'net/http'
require 'json'

uri = URI('')
http =, uri.port)
http.use_ssl = true
req =, 'Content-Type' => 'application/json')
req.body = {key: 'API_KEY', text: 'Lets get started!',
session_id: 'Test Document UUID'}.to_json
res = http.request(req)
puts "response #{res.body}"

Returned result:

          "sentence":"Lets get started!",


Addtional parameters and Sapling's full API documentation can be accessed here: