FOSS Ruby Projects

I have been writing RubyGems since 2008, and Rails plugins since 2005.

Contributions to the community

Along the way I have contributed to many projects, including rails’ active-record (PR #20921), annotate_models (PR #473), hashie (PR #313, PR #314, PR #315, PR #316, and PR #318), git-reflow (PR #155, and PR #159), memoist (PR #33), month (PR #7), neography (PR #74 and PR #104), masonry-rails (PR #14), zues-parallel_tests (PR #28), rusen (PR #5, and PR #6), gem-release (PR #37 and PR #38), gem-dependent (PR #11), RubyGems Guides (PR #211), sidekiq-unique-jobs (PR #194), keep-a-changelog (PR #224), rchardet (PR #28), clearance (PR #769), wwtd (PR #48), capistrano-ssh-doctor (PR #11), google-drive-ruby (PR #282), subroutine (PR #4), clockwork (PR #14), ruby toolbox catalog (PR #12), amazon-awis (PR #2), and appraisal (PR #128).

Other Stuff: my Bash work→, my JavaScript work→, my Older Ruby work→

Ruby: I maintain that

oauth2→
A Ruby wrapper for the OAuth 2.0 protocol

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flag_shih_tzu→
Bit Fields for Active Record, (originally by XING Developers)

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dynamoid→
Ruby ORM for Amazon's DynamoDB

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Ruby: I built that

RSpec Plugin Gems

rspec-pending_for→
Mark specs pending or skipped for specific Ruby engine / version combinations, e.g.
pending_for(engine: "ruby", versions: "2.0.0", reason: "just because")

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rspec-block_is_expected→
Simplify testing of blocks in RSpec via, e.g.
block_is_expected.to_not raise_error

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rspec-stubbed_env→
Unobtrusively stub ENV keys and values during testing, e.g.
stub_env('LANG' => 'en_US.UTF-8')

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ActiveRecord Plugin Gems

activerecord-transactionable→
Properly Implement ActiveRecord Transactions, e.g.

  Car.transaction_wrapper(outside_retriable_errors: ActivRecord::RecordNotFound, outside_num_retry_attempts: 3) do |is_retry|
    is_retry ? Car.find_by!(vin: vin) : Car.create!(vin: vin)
  end
  

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anonymous_active_record→
Faux Anonymous ActiveRecord Classes for easily testing Concerns, e.g.
AnonymousActiveRecord.generate(columns: ['name']) { include HasBalloon }

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activerecord-tablefree→
TableFree ActiveRecord w/ associations and nested attributes

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Resque Plugin Gems

resque-unique_at_runtime→
A resque plugin that ensures that only one job for a given queue will be running on any worker at a given time

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resque-unique_by_arity→
Magic hacks which allow integration of job multiple Resque plugins providing different types of job uniqueness

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Benchmarking Gems

gem_bench→
Static Gemfile analysis

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react-rails-benchmark_renderer→
Static Gemfile analysis

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require_bench→
Benchmark Ruby's `require` for Debugging Glory

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Other Gems

sanitize_email→
An Email Condom for your Ruby Server

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silent_stream→
ActiveSupport Stream Silencing - Without ActiveSupport

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celluloid-io-pg-listener→
LISTEN for NOTIFY events from PostgreSQL and Asynchronously Do Something with the payload.

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status_tag→
Provides content_tag_for method signature to create customizable and logic-gated labels from objects. Also includes a presenter base class to allow any Ruby web framework to create logic around HTML tags.

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archivist-client→
Archive.org client

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csv_pirate→
Engage in pillage and plunder of demarcated values

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dry_views→
Enhance Rails' content_for system with defaults

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destination_errors→
Provides errors to the Form Object Presenter Pattern

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letter_group→
Organize data results from raw sql queries (as with PGresult, or Dossier) intelligently

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each_in_batches→
Performance Measured and Tuned Batch Processing of Records with Blocks in Rails

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And many more…

Some things I’ve written have been deprecated, or retired.

Will be expanding this page soon, and write some articles about each project and how I use it.

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