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unaccent

0.18
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Replace accented characters with unaccented characters.
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~> 2.0
~> 5.0
~> 13.0
 Project Readme

Unaccent

Ruby gem to replace a string's accent characters with unaccented characters. Based on SixArm Ruby Unaccent.

Gem Version Build Maintainability

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'unaccent'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install unaccent

Usage

require 'unaccent'

Unaccent.unaccent('déjà vu') # deja vu
Unaccent.unaccent('νέα')     # νεα

require 'unaccent/string'

'déjà vu'.unaccent # deja vu
'νέα'.unaccent     # νεα

Benchmark

Warming up --------------------------------------
            unaccent     3.259k i/100ms
              sixarm   838.000  i/100ms
Calculating -------------------------------------
            unaccent     32.573k (± 2.1%) i/s -    162.950k in   5.004780s
              sixarm      8.025k (± 4.6%) i/s -     40.224k in   5.023339s

Comparison:
            unaccent:    32573.1 i/s
              sixarm:     8024.7 i/s - 4.06x  (± 0.00) slower

Calculating -------------------------------------
            unaccent     5.947k memsize (     0.000  retained)
                        76.000  objects (     0.000  retained)
                        42.000  strings (     0.000  retained)
              sixarm    29.979k memsize (     0.000  retained)
                       633.000  objects (     0.000  retained)
                        50.000  strings (     0.000  retained)

Comparison:
            unaccent:       5947 allocated
              sixarm:      29979 allocated - 5.04x more

Development

After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake test to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to rubygems.org.

Contributing

Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/hardpixel/unaccent.

License

The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.