10 Awesome Ruby Gems for Ruby on Rails Web Development

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on dev.to

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  • GitHub repo RSpec

    RSpec meta-gem that depends on the other components


  • GitHub repo rubocop

    A Ruby static code analyzer and formatter, based on the community Ruby style guide.


  • 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.

  • GitHub repo OmniAuth

    OmniAuth is a flexible authentication system utilizing Rack middleware.


  • GitHub repo faker

    A library for generating fake data such as names, addresses, and phone numbers. (by faker-ruby)


  • GitHub repo Webpacker

    Use Webpack to manage app-like JavaScript modules in Rails


  • GitHub repo bullet

    help to kill N+1 queries and unused eager loading


  • GitHub repo Capistrano

    Remote multi-server automation tool


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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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