Tioga is a Ruby library for creating figures and plots with high quality text and graphics in PDF format. Text is processed directly by TeX (not an emulation), and the graphics covers a broad range of PDF features including images, curves, clipping, and transparency. Tioga is relatively easy to use, complete, and well documented.
openSteam is a generic e-commerce framework for Ruby on Rails. Its goal is to simplify the implementation of a Web shop. It features a generator to create a Web shop quickly, generators to create products and properties, a shopping cart, a checkout process, inventory entry for products or specific product configurations, and an administrative backend to overview customer and order information.