8 Useful Ruby on Rails Gems We Couldn’t Live Without

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The open source community is what makes Ruby on Rails such a powerful platform. By implementing helpful open sourced Gems, Rails developers can adapt and build the exact features needed for a project – without wasting time building everything from scratch. And while Gems are created on a daily basis, not every single one is a home run.

Sifting through dozens of Gems to find the perfect fit can feel like a Goldilocks mission. Luckily, we’ve tried and tested our share of Gems while building Rails applications across a wide range of industries. Here are eight Gems our development team has used in 2017. They’ve all been put through the ringer, tested, and come with an official Argonista stamp of approval. Check them out: