Ruby Frameworks

Open-source Ruby projects categorized as Frameworks

Top 23 Ruby Framework Projects

  • Capybara

    Acceptance test framework for web applications

    Project mention: 🩰 Scheduling automated tests | | 2023-09-01

    I am going to use a browser based testing tool called Playwright (But you could use Capybara, or Selenium WebDriver etc.).

  • shoulda-matchers

    Simple one-liner tests for common Rails functionality

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • minitest

    minitest provides a complete suite of testing facilities supporting TDD, BDD, mocking, and benchmarking.

    Project mention: Where can I learn to deliver a proper solution? | /r/ruby | 2023-04-08

    I forgot to mention that reading code is also a good way to learn how to write code, it's like inspiration. Check repos of some gems you like. For example sidekiq Or minitest

  • RSpec

    RSpec meta-gem that depends on the other components

  • Spork

    A DRb server for testing frameworks (RSpec / Cucumber currently) that forks before each run to ensure a clean testing state.

  • Konacha

    Test your Rails application's JavaScript with the mocha test framework and chai assertion library

  • Phony

    E164 international phone number normalizing, splitting, formatting.

  • Onboard AI

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  • Aruba

    Test command-line applications with Cucumber-Ruby, RSpec or Minitest.

  • Fuubar

    The instafailing RSpec progress bar formatter

  • Nyan Cat

    Nyan Cat inspired RSpec formatter!

  • Spinach

    Spinach is a BDD framework on top of Gherkin.

  • Bacon

    a small RSpec clone (by leahneukirchen)

  • dry-system

    Application framework with state management and built-in dependency injection support

    Project mention: Performance e elegância! Escrevendo uma CLI CRUD utilizando ScyllaDB e Ruby | | 2023-08-28


  • RR

    RR is a test double framework that features a rich selection of double techniques and a terse syntax. ⛺ (by rr)

    Project mention: Don't Use Mocks | | 2023-06-20
  • Howitzer

    A Ruby-based framework for acceptance testing

  • Test::Unit


  • PpSql

    Rails ActiveRecord SQL queries log beautifier

  • Pundit Matchers

    A set of RSpec matchers for testing Pundit authorisation policies.

  • Emoji-RSpec

    Custom Emoji Formatters for RSpec

  • Cutest

    Isolated tests in Ruby.

  • Drawers

    Group related classes together. No more silos. A solution to rails dystopia.

  • Loco-Rails

    Rails is awesome, but modern web needs Loco-motive.

  • r_spec-clone.rb

    A minimalist RSpec clone with all the essentials.

  • SaaSHub

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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 2023-09-01.

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

Project Stars
1 Capybara 9,892
2 shoulda-matchers 3,447
3 minitest 3,205
4 RSpec 2,862
5 Spork 1,402
6 Konacha 1,052
7 Phony 990
8 Aruba 950
9 Fuubar 931
10 Nyan Cat 745
11 Spinach 577
12 Bacon 426
13 dry-system 350
14 RR 318
15 Howitzer 260
16 Test::Unit 257
17 PpSql 248
18 Pundit Matchers 215
19 Emoji-RSpec 173
20 Cutest 152
21 Drawers 147
22 Loco-Rails 54
23 r_spec-clone.rb 20
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