r18n VS Globalize

Compare r18n vs Globalize and see what are their differences.


I18n tool to translate your Ruby application. (by r18n)


Rails I18n de-facto standard library for ActiveRecord model/data translation. (by globalize)
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r18n Globalize
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507 2,124
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0.0 0.0
about 1 year ago 8 months ago
Ruby Ruby
- MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of r18n. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Globalize. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing r18n and Globalize you can also consider the following projects:

Mobility - Pluggable Ruby translation framework

i18n - Internationalization (i18n) library for Ruby

i18n-tasks - Manage translation and localization with static analysis, for Ruby i18n

Traco - Translatable columns for Ruby on Rails, stored in the model table itself.

FastGettext - Ruby GetText, but 12x faster + 530x less garbage + simple + clean namespace + threadsafe + extendable + multiple backends

i18n-backend-side_by_side - Tired of jumping between language files when translating keys? Stop jumping and have all the languages side by side.

twitter-cldr-rb - Ruby implementation of the ICU (International Components for Unicode) that uses the Common Locale Data Repository to format dates, plurals, and more.