Whois is an intelligent — pure Ruby — WHOIS client and parser. It provides a flexible and programmable API to query WHOIS servers and look up IP, TLD, and domain WHOIS information. This library was developed to power RoboWhois, RoboDomain and, more recently, DNSimple.
Let’s keep this announcement short and simple: Ruby Whois 3.0 has been released today!
Developers tend to assign fancy names to major releases, so I will. For the purpose of this article, I’ll call this release Whois 3. (continue →)