Gem in a Box VS RubyGems

Compare Gem in a Box vs RubyGems and see what are their differences.

Gem in a Box

Really simple rubygem hosting (by geminabox)


The Ruby community's gem hosting service. (by rubygems)
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Gem in a Box RubyGems
0 15
1,431 2,054
0.2% 1.1%
0.8 9.5
4 months ago 3 days ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

Gem in a Box

Posts with mentions or reviews of Gem in a Box. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Gem in a Box yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of RubyGems. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Gem in a Box and RubyGems you can also consider the following projects:

gemstash - A cache and private gem server


gemdiff - Find source repositories for ruby gems. Open, compare, and update outdated gem versions

passwordless - 🗝 Authentication for your Rails app without the icky-ness of passwords

Open-Source-Ruby-and-Rails-Apps - Awesome Ruby and Rails Open Source applications 🌈

SharpZipLib - #ziplib is a Zip, GZip, Tar and BZip2 library written entirely in C# for the .NET platform.

typings - *DEPRECATED* The TypeScript Definition Manager

PrismJS - Lightweight, robust, elegant syntax highlighting.

gem_rbs_collection - A collection of RBS for gems.