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The code is black and full of errors. The fears of legacy code refactoring and how to overcome them

In the darkest corners of every app development process dwell lines of code that make even the bravest of developers wake up at night drenched with sweat. There are rumours around the team that business people will soon come to demand some changes in that particular part of the abyss. People are trembling with fear, dropping their cups, spilling coffee and asking for remote work – all in a bid to avoid the impending catastrophe.
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Ruby integrations for Elasticsearch.
Featured Gem // Category Elastic Search

Ruby Together May 2019 newsletter -- bundler/rubygems merger

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Sidekiq-Cron vs Whenever

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  • Sidekiq-Cron - Scheduler / Cron for Sidekiq jobs
  • Whenever - A Ruby gem that provides a clear syntax for writing and deploying cron jobs.


A very simple state machine plugin built on top of ActiveRecord::Enum
Gem Added by himynameisjonas into category State Machines



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

I'm worried about Ruby future

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Review your Ruby code for style guide violations.
Featured Gem // Category Services and Apps

Process Ruby Workflows Easily with Pallets

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How to customize Devise's internationalization

Having Devise i18n-ed for a monolingual app requires a lot of details to take care of. This is a checklist to cover all the details, from the standard Devise views up to Active Record attributes, labels and error messages.
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MongoDB Ruby driver.
Featured Gem // Category Database Drivers

excon vs Faraday

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  • excon - Usable, fast, simple Ruby HTTP 1.1. It works great as a general HTTP(s) client and is particularly well suited to usage in API clients.
  • 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.


A static site generator, fit for building anything from a small personal blog to a large corporate web site.
Featured Gem // Category Static Site Generation

Rails Action Cable: the good and the bad

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Compacting GC in Ruby 2.7 - Aaron Patterson

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Ruby Object Mapper (ROM) is an experimental Ruby library with the goal to provide powerful object mapping capabilities without limiting the full power of your datastore.
Featured Gem // Category ORM/ODM

Accept Language

Parser for Accept-Language request HTTP header.
Gem Added by cyril into category HTTP

Pundit vs CanCanCan

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  • Pundit - Minimal authorization through OO design and pure Ruby classes.
  • CanCanCan - Continuation of CanCan, an authorization Gem for Ruby on Rails.

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.

Sucker Punch vs Sidekiq

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  • Sucker Punch - A single process background processing library using Celluloid. Aimed to be Sidekiq's little brother.
  • Sidekiq - A full-featured background processing framework for Ruby. It aims to be simple to integrate with any modern Rails application and much higher performance than other existing solutions.


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

Noops Programming Challenge

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dry-rb - dry-validation 1.0.0 released

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Building a Sinatra Clone in 23 Lines of Ruby

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Single page HTML5 generator for Ruby RDoc

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Rails 6 adds private option to delegate method | BigBinary Blog

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