This blogpost was inspired by Dot Net Rocks episode 1292. The episode was as informative as all others however, the first part in which Carl and Richard covered scanr.xyz (a OCR as a service offering) really peaked my interest.
I was running into some weird ffi_c (LoadError) issues when running Ruby on Windows 10. Yes, a bad idea, I know. There was no escape, it had to be done and of course encountered some problems. Just to save a brave soul some time, I’m sharing the details right here.