Trending Ruby Projects

This page lists the top trending Ruby projects based on the growth of GitHub stars.
It is updated once every day. The last update was on 25 Sep 2023.
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Top 50 Trending Ruby Projects

  • ubicloud

    Open, free, and portable cloud. Elastic compute, block storage (non replicated), and virtual networking services in public alpha.

  • cuber-gem

    An automation tool that simplify the deployment of your apps on Kubernetes.

  • docuseal

    Open source DocuSign alternative. Create, fill, and sign digital documents ✍️

  • OpenFarm

    A free and open database for farming and gardening knowledge. You can grow anything!

  • maintenance_tasks

    A Rails engine for queueing and managing data migrations.

  • ruby-lsp

    An opinionated language server for Ruby

  • pitchfork


    Informative site with EoL dates of everything

  • Zammad

    Zammad is a web based open source helpdesk/customer support system

  • kamal

    Deploy web apps anywhere.

  • YouPlot

    A command line tool that draw plots on the terminal.

  • api

  • packwerk

    Good things come in small packages.

  • circuitbox

    Circuit breaker built with large Ruby apps in mind.

  • mastodon

    A glitchy but lovable microblogging server (by glitch-soc)

  • bullet_train

    The Open Source Ruby on Rails SaaS Template

  • devise-security

    A security extension for devise, meeting industry-standard security demands for web applications.

  • phlex

    A framework for building object-oriented views in Ruby.

  • theodinproject

    Main Website for The Odin Project

  • webauthn-ruby

    WebAuthn ruby server library ― Make your Ruby/Rails web server become a conformant WebAuthn Relying Party

  • Grover

    A Ruby gem to transform HTML into PDFs, PNGs or JPEGs using Google Puppeteer/Chromium

  • propshaft

    Deliver assets for Rails

  • Karafka

    Ruby and Rails efficient Kafka processing framework

  • OpenProject

    OpenProject is the leading open source project management software.

  • jsbundling-rails

    Bundle and transpile JavaScript in Rails with esbuild, rollup.js, or Webpack.

  • decidim

    The participatory democracy framework. A generator and multiple gems made with Ruby on Rails

  • Bridgetown

    A next-generation progressive site generator & fullstack framework, powered by Ruby

  • danbooru

    A taggable image board written in Rails.

  • rubocop-performance

    An extension of RuboCop focused on code performance checks.

  • chatwoot

    Open-source customer engagement suite, an alternative to Intercom, Zendesk, Salesforce Service Cloud etc. 🔥💬

  • Avo

    Build Ruby on Rails apps 10x faster (by avo-hq)

  • evil-winrm

    The ultimate WinRM shell for hacking/pentesting

  • cuprite

    Headless Chrome/Chromium driver for Capybara

  • Ceedling

    Ruby/Rake-based build and test system for C projects

  • sidekiq-throttled

    Concurrency and rate-limit throttling for Sidekiq

  • Snibox

    Self-hosted snippet manager

  • Motor Admin

    Deploy a no-code admin panel for your application in less than a minute. Stop wasting time on custom internal tools and focus on the actual product. Motor Admin allows to launch a custom admin panel for any application.

  • ruby_koans

    Learn Ruby with the Edgecase Ruby Koans

  • debug

    Debugging functionality for Ruby (by ruby)

  • motor-admin-rails

    Low-code Admin panel and Business intelligence Rails engine. No DSL - configurable from the UI. Rails Admin, Active Admin, Blazer modern alternative.

  • pay

    Payments for Ruby on Rails apps

  • ruby-next

    Ruby Next makes modern Ruby code run in older versions and alternative implementations

  • haven

    Self-hostable private blogging (by havenweb)

  • Black candy

    A self hosted music streaming server

  • charting-library-examples

    Examples of Charting Library integrations with other libraries, frameworks and data transports

  • hometown

    A supported fork of Mastodon that provides local posting and a wider range of content types.

  • globalid

    Identify app models with a URI

  • how-to-contribute-to-open-source

    A guide to contributing to open source

  • Truemail

    🚀 Configurable framework agnostic plain Ruby 📨 email validator/verifier. Verify email via Regex, DNS, SMTP and even more. Be sure that email address valid and exists.

  • debride

    Analyze code for potentially uncalled / dead methods, now with auto-removal.

ABOUT: The growth percentage is calculated as the increase in the number of stars compared to the previous month. We list only projects that have at least 500 stars and a GitHub organization logo set.


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

Project Growth
1 ubicloud 93.5%
2 cuber-gem 66.4%
3 docuseal 34.5%
4 OpenFarm 11.9%
5 maintenance_tasks 7.5%
6 ruby-lsp 7.5%
7 pitchfork 6.5%
8 6.1%
9 Zammad 5.2%
10 kamal 4.5%
11 YouPlot 4.4%
12 4.3%
13 packwerk 4.3%
14 circuitbox 4.3%
15 mastodon 4.2%
16 bullet_train 4.1%
17 devise-security 4.0%
18 phlex 3.8%
19 theodinproject 3.6%
20 webauthn-ruby 3.4%
21 Grover 3.3%
22 propshaft 3.3%
23 Karafka 3.1%
24 OpenProject 3.1%
25 jsbundling-rails 3.1%
26 decidim 3.0%
27 Bridgetown 3.0%
28 danbooru 2.9%
29 rubocop-performance 2.9%
30 chatwoot 2.9%
31 Avo 2.9%
32 evil-winrm 2.9%
33 cuprite 2.8%
34 Ceedling 2.7%
35 sidekiq-throttled 2.7%
36 Snibox 2.6%
37 Motor Admin 2.6%
38 ruby_koans 2.5%
39 debug 2.5%
40 motor-admin-rails 2.4%
41 pay 2.4%
42 ruby-next 2.4%
43 haven 2.4%
44 Black candy 2.3%
45 charting-library-examples 2.3%
46 hometown 2.3%
47 globalid 2.2%
48 how-to-contribute-to-open-source 2.2%
49 Truemail 2.2%
50 debride 2.2%