Web development is one of the very few domains that require constant learning. Trends and technologies pop up in no time and in many instances, they go bust in the blink of an eye as well. Still, there are some web technologies and frameworks that have successfully passed the test of time with flying colors. Ruby on Rails is one splendid example.
Rails took what was an obscure language without much of a traction mainstream. Since then, a vocal and highly enthusiastic community has nurtured it with extensive documentation and ruby gems to extend the functionality of the core Rails framework. After the break, let us take a look at ruby gems that can help you put together a Rails powered web app in short order.