CarrierWave vs Shrine: What are the differences?
What is CarrierWave? Classier solution for file uploads for Rails, Sinatra and other Ruby web frameworks. 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.
What is Shrine? A file upload toolkit. 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.
CarrierWave and Shrine can be primarily classified as "File Uploads" tools.
CarrierWave and Shrine are both open source tools. It seems that CarrierWave with 8.36K GitHub stars and 1.49K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Shrine with 2.31K GitHub stars and 154 GitHub forks.