MohsinHijazee wrote:
> # What this is doing? I mean Digest.new('sha1') returns what?
>   digest = OpenSSL::Digest::Digest.new('sha1')
> 
> # Is it so that we say HMAC.digest to use the SHA1 algorithm?
>   hmac = OpenSSL::HMAC.digest(digest, SECRET_KEY, uri)
> 
> # What the chomp method does?
>   signature = Base64.encode64(hmac).chomp
> 
> Asking these questions as they are not documented in the Ruby
> documentation.


You should probably refer to the OpenSSL documentation, see
http://www.openssl.org