RoR Gems: Pin To Plane For Developing RoR Application

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/TechnoMation

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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

  • InfluxDB

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  • 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

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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

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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