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A plain Ruby state machine with a straightforward and expressive syntax.
Featured Gem // Category State Machines

Byebug vs Pry Byebug

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  • Byebug - A simple to use, feature rich debugger for Ruby 2.
  • Pry Byebug - Pry navigation commands via byebug.

A Modern Web Application With Rails

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Cloud Foundry BOSH is an open source tool chain for release engineering, deployment and lifecycle management of large scale distributed services.
Featured Gem // Category DevOps Tools

Bugfix Fork Detection & Filtering on the Ruby Toolbox

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A solid foundation to track visits and events in Ruby, JavaScript, and native apps.
Featured Gem // Category Analytics

Lambda composition in ruby 2.6 | Drivy Engineering

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Alchemy CMS

A powerful, userfriendly and flexible Open Source Rails CMS.
Featured Gem // Category CMS

Code Coverage Tools For Padrino

As long as your application exists, some developers leave others will join. It’s good to have some metrics about certain code smells. A code smell is part of your source code which may be the root of a design problem but is not actually a bug. It’s good to have some tools to be “lord of the smells” for Padrino - don’t let smells lower the quality of your project.
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Knock vs Devise

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  • Knock - Seamless JWT authentication for Rails API.
  • Devise - A flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden.

Getting started with HTTP caching in Rails

Rails provides a few different methods of HTTP caching out of the box, and one of them is conditional GET requests. In this article, I talk about how you can get started with using this feature in Rails.
Tutorial Added by: evrimfeyyaz //

RESTClient vs Faraday

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  • RESTClient - Simple HTTP and REST client for Ruby, inspired by microframework syntax for specifying actions.
  • Faraday - an HTTP client lib that provides a common interface over many adapters (such as Net::HTTP) and embraces the concept of Rack middleware when processing the request/response cycle.

Ruby Tests Profiling Toolbox

Ruby Tests Profiling Toolbox
Featured Gem // Category Testing

Geokit vs Geocoder

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  • Geokit - Geokit gem provides geocoding and distance/heading calculations.
  • Geocoder - A complete geocoding solution for Ruby. With Rails it adds geocoding (by street or IP address), reverse geocoding (find street address based on given coordinates), and distance queries.


Parse CSS and add vendor prefixes to rules by Can I Use.
Featured Gem // Category Management

Extracting Text From Images Using Ruby

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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.


API client for Travis CI API Version 3
Gem Added by danielpclark into category Third-party APIs

YARD vs RDoc

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  • YARD - YARD enables the user to generate consistent, usable documentation that can be exported to a number of formats very easily.
  • RDoc - RDoc produces HTML and command-line documentation for Ruby projects.


Code smell detector for Ruby.
Featured Gem // Category Code Analysis and Metrics

Rubycritic vs Rubocop

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  • Rubycritic - A Ruby code quality reporter.
  • Rubocop - A static code analyzer, based on the community Ruby style guide.

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The best Rails forums engine ever.
Featured Gem // Category Social Networking


Re:VIEW is flexible document format/conversion system.
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