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RubySource: Crafting Rubies: Best Practices While Cutting Gems

By Nathan Kleyn



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To some, cutting gems is considered an art for the minerally inclined. In the Ruby world, however, gem cutting is a matter of life. Creating RubyGems can be easy , but also a trap for a novice. By following some general community best practices, you can create gems that can live in harmony within the Ruby ecosystem, and be enjoyed by consumers and contributors alike for years to come.

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Crafting Rubies: Best Practices While Cutting Gems

Hi! I currently work for Intent HQ as Director of Engineering, writing functional Scala by day and Rust by night. I write for SitePoint about Ruby, and I’m on Twitter and on GitHub. You can get in touch with me at mail/at/

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