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RubyGems.org (née Gemcutter)

The Ruby community's gem host.

Purpose

  • Provide a better API for dealing with gems
  • Create more transparent and accessible project pages
  • Enable the community to improve and enhance the site

Support


RubyGems.org is managed by Ruby Central, a community-funded organization supported by conference participation for RailsConf and RubyConf through tickets and sponsorships.

Hosting fees are paid by Ruby Central and CDN fees are generously donated by Fastly.

Additionally, RubyTogether sponsors individuals to work on development and operations work for RubyGems.org which augments volunteer efforts from the Ruby community.

Learn more about our sponsors and how they work together.

Links

Contributions

Please follow our contribution guidelines.

To get setup, please check out the Development Setup.

Our deployment process is documented on the wiki as well, there's a multi-step Checklist to run through.

Also please take note of our Code of Conduct.

If you have any trouble or questions getting set up please create an issue on this repository and we'll be happy to help!

Organization

RubyGems.org consists of a few major parts:

  • Rails app: To manage users and allow others to view gems, etc.
  • Gem processor: Handles incoming gems and storing them in Amazon S3 (production) or on the filesystem in server/ (development).

License

RubyGems.org uses the MIT license. Please check the LICENSE file for more details.

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