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Awesome Ruby API

A collection of awesome libraries, tools, frameworks and software to create beautiful APIs using Ruby

Inspired by the awesome-ruby

Sharing, suggestions and contributions are always welcome! just use the following format:

[LIBRARY](LINK) - DESCRIPTION.

Design Guides

  • http-api-design - HTTP API design guide extracted from work on the Heroku Platform API.

Documentation

  • Aglio - An API Blueprint renderer.
  • Apipie - Rails API documentation and display tool using Ruby syntax.
  • grape-swagger - Add swagger compliant documentation to your Grape API.
  • grape-swagger-rails - Integration swagger to grape in rails.
  • swagger-blocks - Define and serve live-updating Swagger JSON for Ruby apps.
  • swagger-docs - Define and serve live-updating Swagger JSON for Ruby apps.
  • Slate - Slate helps you create beautiful API documentation.
  • rspec_api_documentation - RSpec API Doc Generator.

Frameworks

  • Grape - An opinionated micro-framework for creating REST-like APIs in Ruby.
  • Rails::API - Rails for API only applications.
  • GraphQL - GraphQL is a query language for your API. graphql-ruby is ruby implementation of GraphQL.

Testing

  • Airborne - RSpec driven API testing framework.
  • api_taster - A quick and easy way to visually test your Rails application's AP.
  • stubb - Specify REST API stubs using your file system.
  • lurker - Generates API schemas, validates code against them and creates a handy web interface for testing the API.
  • minitest-reporters - Extend Minitest through simple hooks.

Serialization

  • ActiveModel::Serializer - ActiveModel::Serializer brings convention over configuration to your JSON generation.
  • ROAR - a framework for parsing and rendering REST documents.
  • Jbuilder - gives you a simple DSL for declaring JSON structures that beats massaging giant hash structures.
  • RABL - General ruby templating with json, bson, xml, plist and msgpack support.
  • acts_as_api - makes creating XML/JSON responses in Rails easy and fun.

Middleware

  • Rack::Cors - Rack::Cors provides support for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) for Rack compatible web applications.

Versions

  • Version Cake - An unobtrusive way to version APIs in your Rails app.
  • versionist - A plugin for versioning Rails based RESTful APIs.

Videos/Talks

Articles

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