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Procodile: like Foreman, but with a supervisor

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Top Stories
  • 10 Modern Software Over-Engineering Mistakes
  • The videos of all lectures from the European Ruby Conference (EuRuKo) 2016 are now up!
  • Overcoming Primitive Obsession
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Spina CMS

A beautiful CMS for Rails developers.
Featured gem // Category CMS

Reek vs Rubocop

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  • Reek - Code smell detector for Ruby.
  • Rubocop - A static code analyzer, based on the community Ruby style guide.

Overcoming Primitive Obsession

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A Ruby API for utilizing TensorFlow
Featured gem // Category Machine Learning

CodeClimate vs Codacy

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  • CodeClimate - Quality & security analysis for Ruby on Rails and Javascript.
  • Codacy - Automated Code Review for Ruby, Rails, JS, PHP, Python etc. Security, Coverage & Quality.

Job Offer: RoR developer

Benefits: competitive salary, medical insurance, free German language courses, covered certifications
Company: Bulpros // Type: Full-Time // Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

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Raven Ruby

Raven is a Ruby client for Sentry.
Featured gem // Category Error Handling

Codacy vs CodeClimate

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  • Codacy - Automated Code Review for Ruby, Rails, JS, PHP, Python etc. Security, Coverage & Quality.
  • CodeClimate - Quality & security analysis for Ruby on Rails and Javascript.

Brighton Ruby Conference 2016 videos are now up

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I've used the FeatureFlags, and they happened to be useful for what they are offering. However, my recommendation is to use them only if you have a heavy use of such relevant logic. Sometimes, you will be better off without introducing an additional abstraction.
Recommended by StanBright // Apptlantis


Feature flags for Rails application.Manages ‘flags’ within your Rails app that determine whether various features are enabled or not.
Added by pandurang90 into category State Machines


Doctor is a Documentation Server for all your docs in github.
Featured gem // Category Documentation

ActiveModel::Serializers vs jbuilder

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  • ActiveModel::Serializers - JSON serialization of objects.
  • jbuilder - Create JSON structures via a Builder-style DSL.


A C extension alternative to using flatten.compact or Slight performance improvement than the common idioms.
Added by StanBright into category Core Extensions

10 Modern Software Over-Engineering Mistakes

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Cossack Labs

Crypto library for storage and messaging
Featured gem // Category Encryption

Http Client vs RESTClient

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  • Http Client - Gives something like the functionality of libwww-perl (LWP) in Ruby.
  • RESTClient - Simple HTTP and REST client for Ruby, inspired by microframework syntax for specifying actions.


Opal Ruby wrapper of React.js library.
Featured gem // Category Implementations/Compilers

Searchkick vs chewy

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  • Searchkick - Searchkick learns what your users are looking for. As more people search, it gets smarter and the results get better. It’s friendly for developers
  • chewy - High-level Elasticsearch Ruby framework based on the official elasticsearch-ruby client.


An advanced Ruby/Rack based web development framework.
Featured gem // Category Web Frameworks

Formtastic vs Simple Form

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  • Formtastic - A Rails form builder plugin with semantically rich and accessible markup.
  • Simple Form - Rails forms made easy.

A Review of RubyMotion

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Top Stories
  • Let The Asset Pipeline Die
  • MiniTest is not "Just Ruby", it is "Just Rails"
  • Writing Good Code: How to Reduce the Cognitive Load of Your Code
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Apipie vs grape-swagger

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  • Apipie - Rails API documentation and display tool using Ruby syntax.
  • grape-swagger - Add swagger compliant documentation to your Grape API.


The easiest way do have pagination. I used to use will_paginate; however, after trying Kaminari, it just felt like the better choice. Also, it integrates seemingly with ActiveRecord.
Recommended by StanBright // LibHunt

Tips for Writing Fast Rails: Part 1

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