Ruby Data Visualization

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Top 11 Ruby Data Visualization Projects

  • GitHub repo Chartkick

    Create beautiful JavaScript charts with one line of Ruby

    Project mention: I helped build a profitable MVP over a weekend | | 2021-11-16

    > I assume there was some additional context about the order in the form that the restaurant filled out, to assist in the end-of-month bookkeeping?

    Sure, there were a couple extra fields.

    > And unless you built reporting into the MVP, I bet your friend got to learn how to use some kind of database GUI (e.g. phpMyAdmin) and/or basic queries?

    I don't really remember, but I bet we'd include an option to export to Excel. This project was built on Rails, and there are readily available gems to export data. Also, I believe we had a dashboard powered by Setting it up may have taken 50% of time. Was it necessary? No. Did I mention this in my post, saying we could have done it in a day? Also no :D

    > This tripped me up for a second. In this context, "free" indicates that the courier was available..

    Thanks for catching this, changed it to "available" for clarity

  • GitHub repo Rails Erd

    Generate Entity-Relationship Diagrams for Rails applications

    Project mention: Relations and Entity Relationship Diagrams | | 2021-08-09

    Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs) are super useful for visualizing databases. For an ERD example, or to see how to make one, see this gem. Though note that gem is only for rails 3-5.

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  • GitHub repo RailRoady

    Ruby on Rails 3/4/5 model and controller UML class diagram generator. (`brew/port/apt-get install graphviz` before use!)

    Project mention: Does anyone have a good ERD generation gem? | | 2021-02-01

    Something that shows the relations' cardinality would be nice! Off-hand I do not know but there's this and maybe some other stuff here

  • GitHub repo Gruff Graphs

    Gruff graphing library for Ruby

  • GitHub repo GeoPattern

    Create beautiful generative geometric background images from a string.

    Project mention: Ask HN: Any Artists on HN? | | 2021-10-14

    How to get started with this? I'm not looking into diving into GAN kind of stuff. But need to make beautiful repeated art on canvas for a project. Want to make something like this [1] from scratch.


  • GitHub repo LazyHighCharts

    Make highcharts a la ruby , works in rails 5.X / 4.X / 3.X, and other ruby web frameworks

  • GitHub repo Ruby/GraphViz

    [MIRROR] Ruby interface to the GraphViz graphing tool

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • GitHub repo data-science-with-ruby

    Practical Data Science with Ruby based tools.

    Project mention: Data Science with Ruby | | 2021-07-06
  • GitHub repo apexcharts.rb

    :bar_chart: Awesome charts for your ruby app powered by ApexCharts.JS.

  • GitHub repo unicode_plot.rb

    Plot your data by Unicode characters

    Project mention: UnicodePlot – Plot your data by Unicode characters | | 2021-12-27
  • GitHub repo TrianglePattern

    Dynamically generate beautiful triangle background patterns using delaunay triangulation (by hendrixfan)

    Project mention: Ascended. | | 2021-03-16
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-12-27.

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What are some of the best open-source Data Visualization projects in Ruby? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Chartkick 5,905
2 Rails Erd 3,613
3 RailRoady 1,710
4 Gruff Graphs 1,236
5 GeoPattern 1,191
6 LazyHighCharts 1,044
7 Ruby/GraphViz 587
8 data-science-with-ruby 587
9 apexcharts.rb 387
10 unicode_plot.rb 164
11 TrianglePattern 44
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