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CarrierWave

Classier solution for file uploads for Rails, Sinatra and other Ruby web frameworks
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What is CarrierWave?

This gem provides a simple and extremely flexible way to upload files from Ruby applications. It works well with Rack based web applications, such as Ruby on Rails.
CarrierWave is a tool in the File Uploads category of a tech stack.
CarrierWave is an open source tool with 8.8K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CarrierWave's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses CarrierWave?

Companies
9 companies reportedly use CarrierWave in their tech stacks, including StackShare, Adtena, and Web Applications.

Developers
87 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CarrierWave.

CarrierWave Integrations

Amazon S3, Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, and Rackspace Cloud Files are some of the popular tools that integrate with CarrierWave. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with CarrierWave.
Pros of CarrierWave
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Sophisticated and Easy file uploading
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Easty setup

CarrierWave Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to CarrierWave?
Paperclip
It is intended as an easy file attachment library for ActiveRecord. The intent behind it was to keep setup as easy as possible and to treat files as much like other attributes as possible.
Shrine
Shrine implements a plugin system analogous to Roda’s and Sequel’s. Shrine ships with over 25 plugins, which together provide a great arsenal of features. Where CarrierWave and other file upload libraries favor complex class-level DSLs, Shrine favours simple instance-level interface.
Cloudinary
Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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