Ruby Forum

Open-source Ruby projects categorized as Forum

Top 3 Ruby Forum Projects

  • Discourse

    A platform for community discussion. Free, open, simple.

  • Project mention: Discord to Start Showing Ads for Gamers to Boost Revenue | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-04-01

    > Tell me another platform that is free, has realtime chat, voice and video, has stable service, allows sharing images and other media, with good ownership management... and is open source.

    Mattermost: https://mattermost.com/

    Rocket.Chat: https://www.rocket.chat/

    Nextcloud Talk: https://nextcloud.com/talk/

    Self hosting and some assembly required. I've run all of them on cheap VPSes to explore a Slack/Discord replacement, neither was mindblowing but all of them seemed okay (Nextcloud's offering was rather barebones, though).

    Audio and video support varies because getting those right is challenging, at best you'd just integrate with something like Jitsi, that one's actually pretty good for meetings and such: https://jitsi.org/ and has a cloud version too: https://meet.jit.si/ (yet people still go for Zoom and it's odd UI/UX choices)

    I actually rather liked forums back in the day, but I guess nobody will be setting up that many phpBB instances in the current year, though projects like Discourse also seem promising: https://www.discourse.org/

    I don't think many people at all will be leaving Discord, due to how entrenched the platform is (network effect): if you want people to help you with what you're working on, you go where they are, not vice versa.

  • Lobsters

    Computing-focused community centered around link aggregation and discussion

  • Project mention: What makes concurrency so hard? | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-04-17

    var req2 = http.GetStringAsync("https://lobste.rs");

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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  • Helpy

    Helpy is a modern, open source helpdesk customer support application. Features include knowledgebase, community discussions and support tickets integrated with email.

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).

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Project Stars
1 Discourse 40,422
2 Lobsters 3,932
3 Helpy 2,327

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