[Rubygems-developers] Gemtacular.com

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Jan 3 10:26:01 EST 2007

On 1/2/07, Anthony Eden <anthonyeden at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all, I've just put up the first release of a site I created called
> http://gemtacular.com/ . Currently it updates once every hour and
> grabs the latest rubyforge rubygems.yaml file, brings it into a
> database and then makes it searchable, makes Gems rateable, sorts by
> most recent, most popular and by name.
> Hopefully this will help spread the awareness of what gems are out
> there and will continue to encourage people to use gems as the means
> of deploying Ruby libraries.
> At some point here I'll add in support for more of the meta data
> contained in the gemspec, support for other repos (outside of
> rubyforge) and links to generated docs.
> Feedback and suggestions are welcome.

Awesome, Anthony!  This is very similar to a twice-stalled project
I've started, which was originally intended to go on rubygems.org as
the home page.  Would you be interested in collaborating and making it


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