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Find out the gender balance from a list of names
require 'rest-client'
file = 'names.txt'
key = 'YOUR GENDER API KEY'
raw = []
results = Hash.new 0
errors = 0
num_names = 0
File.foreach file do |name|
params = {key: key}
params[:name] = name.split(' ')[0]
response = RestClient.get 'https://gender-api.com/get', params: params
raw << response.to_s
if response.code == 200
json = JSON.parse(response)
gender = json['gender']
num_names += 1
results[gender] = results[gender] + 1
break if num_names > 500
else
errors += 1
end
end
results.each do |gender, count|
percent = (count.to_f / num_names.to_f) * 100
puts "#{gender}: #{count} (%.2f%)" % percent
end
puts "#{errors} Errors"
File.open("raw.json", "w+") do |f|
f.puts raw
end
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