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The Ruby community's gem hosting service.

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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

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Contributions

Please see the wiki for the latest 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.

Organization

RubyGems.org consists of a few major parts:

  • Rails app: To manage users and allow others to view gems, etc.
  • Sinatra app (Hostess): the gem server
  • Gem processor: Handles incoming gems and storing them in 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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