These Are a Few of our Favorite Gems

Article summary

On any given day at Atomic Object, we can glance around the office and see three or four teams using ruby for various customers and domains. These projects range from Rails web apps to JRuby desktop apps to support utilities. Every project has different needs, and uses different gems, so we’ve built up a wealth of experience with a variety of gems. These are a few of our favorites.




  • haml – Concise template format
  • sassCSS generation
  • erubis – Speed up template files


If these don’t meet your needs, you can always find more on Ruby Toolbox. Leave a comment to let us know what you find. Did we miss your favorite gem? Leave a comment. Want to shamelessly promote your own gem? It’s on-topic.