Enabling gzip Compression with SOAP4R
It's a one-liner, but info isn't easy to find (as usual with soap4r).
When you generate your local driver with for example
and you instantiate your proxy driver like so
you simply add
That's all. No need for custom headers etc.
And: zlib (compression library used by soap4r) is built into Ruby since version 1.8. No need for any gems or other shenenigans.
As an added year-end bonus, here's a list of links that helped me with SOAP and ruby over the years:
Excellent SAP article:
Correct usage of wsdl2ruby (must be wsdl2ruby.rb)
Very Helpful Detailed Article:
linked from here:
Don’t forget to enable wiredump:
fe.wiredump_dev = STDERR
Get rid of NS1:
Posted: 30 December 2010