80+ Most Useful Ruby Libraries
Ruby is one of the most popular programming languages in the digital world. One of the reasons for the popularity of Ruby is its characteristic nature of reusability through codes wrapped in the form of gems.
It is easy to add functionalities in Ruby through packaged libraries and this is one of the nicest things about Ruby development.
Recently there has been a release of Rail 5 and there are many useful and popular Ruby Rails available for your usage. This article will briefly and specifically talk about few useful and popular gems that can save you a lot of time re-inventing.
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Ruby Libraries For Authentication
File Processing and Upload Utility Libraries in Ruby
User Interface Libraries in Ruby
Unit Testing and Automation Libraries in Ruby
Picture / Image Processing Libraries in Ruby
XML Parsing and Processing Libraries in Ruby
JSON Parsing and Processing Libraries in Ruby
Domain Specific Language Libraries in Ruby
Build and Dependency Management Libraries in Ruby
Compression Libraries in Ruby
Payment Processing Libraries in Ruby
Concurrency Libraries in Ruby
Application Servers n Ruby
Configuration Management Libraries in Ruby
MVC Framework Related Libraries
Security Related Libraries in Ruby
Developer Help, Debugging and Tuning Libraries
Static Code Analysis Libraries in Ruby
It is a code coverage analysis tool for Ruby applications. Built-in coverage library of Ruby is used to capture the code coverage data.
Database Utility Libraries in Ruby
Other Useful Libraries in Ruby
Graph and Chart in Ruby
We have seen here quite a few Ruby libraries that have one or the other benefits for Ruby applications. However, it is our experience and knowledge base that help us choosing the best one among the lot. Moreover, it is always recommended to choose the one that has the highest utility for programs and applications you are using.