Ruby on Rails/Plugins

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A large portion of the power of Rails comes from the wide range of plugins which are available for download.

Places to Get Plugins[edit]

Popular Plugins[edit]

Since other sites like the one above provide detailed information on plugins this book will not attempt to discuss every one of the popular plugins which are available, however there are some plugins which are used often enough and which are the source of enough questions that they are worth mentioning.

Acts_as_authenticated[edit]

This plugin provides a basis for authentication in your Rails app.