The latest development version of Spidr is available in Rubyforge's Subversion (SVN) repository.

The main development branch of Spidr is located at This has the absolute latest source code and features, which may or may not work properly. Anyone doing development work with Spidr should use this branch.

To checkout the trunk with the svn utility, use the following command:

$ svn checkout svn:// spidr

Developers of Spidr may checkout the SVN repository with the following command:

$ svn checkout svn+ssh://


If you would like your changes to be included into Spidr, please submit a unified diff created from the SVN repository. Submit a bug with the patch attached along with a description of what the patch changes.

Coding Style

Inorder to keep the source-code of Spidr clean and readable, those who wish to contribute code to Spidr should review the project's coding style guide-lines.