What is Rails Spring?
Spring is a Rails application preloader. It speeds up development by keeping your application running in the background so you don't need to boot it every time you run a test, rake task or migration.
Rails Spring is a tool in the Rails Testing category of a tech stack.
Rails Spring is an open source tool with 2.7K GitHub stars and 311 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Rails Spring's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Rails Spring?
8 companies reportedly use Rails Spring in their tech stacks, including Referral SaaSquatch, 5miles, and Jollydays.
22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Rails Spring.
Rails Spring Integrations
Rails Spring's Features
- Totally automatic
- no need to explicitly start and stop the background process
- Reloads your application code on each run
- Restarts your application when configs / initializers / gem dependencies are changed
Rails Spring Alternatives & Comparisons
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