Episode 6: How Do You Manage Ruby Application Dependencies?

Every Ruby web framework has its own way of configuring itself as well as third-party dependencies.

Jared White by Jared White on September 7, 2022

Every Ruby web framework has its own way of configuring itself as well as third-party dependencies. In some cases it’s largely up to you, in other cases it’s clearly spelled out. There may or may not also be some “magic” involved in requiring gems added to a Gemfile. As a maintainer of Bridgetown, I’m currently working through all these issues as I ready the next major release which will feature a brand-new initialization system. Listen to the show to hear a rundown of some of the configuration setups out there and what we’ve chosen to focus on for Bridgetown!


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