Dnssd 1.1.0 Released

(On behalf of Eric H.)

dnssd version 1.1.0 has been released!

DNS Service Discovery (aka Bonjour, MDNS) API for Ruby. Implements
resolving, registration and domain enumeration.


1.1.0 / 2009-08-10

  • 2 Major enhancements

    • Packaging files that need to be here
    • Increased the version number
  • 1 Minor enhancement

    • Less C codes
  • 1 Bugfix

    • Increased INTERNET!


Registering a service:

registration = DNSSD.register ‘my web service’, ‘_http._tcp’, nil, 80

registration.stop # unregister when we’re done

Browsing services:

require ‘dnssd’

DNSSD.browse ‘_http._tcp.’ do |reply|
p reply


  • The mdns library on OS X
  • The dns-sd library on other operating systems

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