BitNami JRubyStack provides a fast, easy way to develop and deploy Ruby on Rails applications on a Java runtime using JRuby. It includes JRuby, Rails, Java, Tomcat, the GlassFish gem, MySQL, and Subversion. It supports Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, so you can share the same Rails environment on multiple platforms.
Happy Phone Number provides easy methods to format phone numbers from your Rails models. Virtually any country specific format or convention could be supported, including national and international format. For the not (yet) supported countries, a general method using a simple mask is also provided.
Refinery is a Ruby on Rails content management system for small business sites where the client needs to be able to update their Web site themselves without being bombarded with anything too complicated. It is truly aimed at the end user, making it easy for them to pick up and make changes themselves.
Estimer is a Redmine plugin that allows you to estimate your software projects. It can calculate two types of software estimations: function point estimations (IFPUG) and use case estimations. Function point estimations are software estimations based on function points. A function point is a unit of measurement to express the amount of business functionality that the information system provides to users. Use case estimations are software estimations based on use cases and actors.
NewsCloud is software you can use to power engaging social media communities. It provides a suite of Facebook-connected interactive features that can help you host a vibrant online community for your neighborhood, topic, community group, nonprofit, membership association, or city. While most content management systems are optimized around publishing, NewsCloud's features offer ways for your audience to participate and lead the site with user generated content. As activity increases, you can integrate advertising and paid content referral systems to capture new revenue streams. NewsCloud is designed to help you move beyond the limitations of Facebook pages.
Karma is a Web service provider for tracking "karma" points of users who are distributed across several separate Web applications. It is useful for when sites want to allow community contributions to content, but certain higher types of content should only be able to be submitted by people who have demonstrated the ability to contribute value at lower levels. The vision is to create a generic karma service where a central server instance provides its services to several related Web applications. Those applications are the clients of the karma server instance. They can quickly and securely submit and retrieve karma for their users.
BitNami Spree Stack greatly simplifies the deployment of Spree and its required dependencies. It can be deployed using a native installer, as a virtual machine, in the cloud, or as a module over an already installed infrastructure stack. Spree is a very powerful and flexible e-commerce platform written for the Ruby on Rails framework.