RoR Gems: Pin To Plane For Developing RoR Application

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  • ActiveRecord Import

    A library for bulk insertion of data into your database using ActiveRecord.


  • Ruby on Rails

    Ruby on Rails

    GitHub: 47.6k Stars

  • 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.

  • Kaminari

    ⚡ A Scope & Engine based, clean, powerful, customizable and sophisticated paginator for Ruby webapps


  • Paranoia

    acts_as_paranoid for Rails 5, 6 and 7

    3. Paranoia

  • PaperTrail

    Track changes to your rails models

    GitHub: 6k Stars

  • Globalize

    Rails I18n de-facto standard library for ActiveRecord model/data translation. (by globalize)

    5. Globalize

  • AASM

    AASM - State machines for Ruby classes (plain Ruby, ActiveRecord, Mongoid, NoBrainer, Dynamoid)

    6. AASM

  • SonarQube

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  • Draper

    Decorators/View-Models for Rails Applications

    7. DRAPER

  • Simple Form

    Forms made easy for Rails! It's tied to a simple DSL, with no opinion on markup.

    8. Simple Form

  • MetaTags

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Ruby on Rails applications.

    9. Meta Tags

  • Slim

    Slim is a template language whose goal is to reduce the syntax to the essential parts without becoming cryptic. (by slim-template)

    10. Slim

  • Haml

    HTML Abstraction Markup Language - A Markup Haiku

    11. Haml

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