What is RubyGems?
It is a package manager for the Ruby programming language that provides a standard format for distributing Ruby programs and libraries, a tool designed to easily manage the installation of gems, and a server for distributing them.
RubyGems is a tool in the Package Managers category of a tech stack.
Who uses RubyGems?
5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use RubyGems.
- Package manager
- Instantly publish your gems
- Easily manage the installation of gems
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