Supporting the Ruby Community Since 2001

Ruby Central is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the worldwide Ruby community. We organize the annual RubyConf and RailsConf software conferences, support community growth, and provide vital infrastructure for the Ruby programming language. 

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RubyGems is the code-packaging system for the Ruby community. Started as a project in 2004 by the directors of Ruby Central and friends, RubyGems has grown into an invaluable and wide-ranging resource for the sharing of code among all members of the community. With hosting support by Ruby Central, more information can be found at

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The Ruby language could only have developed so robustly with its dedicated community. Our community consists of talented and passionate individual developers and many dynamic companies that recognize the value of helping foster a strong, sustainable environment for Ruby development. Join our Member Community, Become a Sponsor, or donate your time – there are numerous ways to Support Us!

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33 Conferences and counting.


RubyConf is the Ruby community’s annual celebration of all things Ruby! Every fall, we gather Ruby enthusiasts together to enjoy detailed talks about exciting new projects; meet and network with other Ruby developers; and hear from the community’s leading minds, including Yukihiro Matsumoto ("Matz"), the creator of the Ruby language.

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RailsConf is the world’s largest gathering of Rails developers, brought together to further discussion and learning about building, managing, and testing Rails applications. With a specific focus on Rails, conference topics can range from new users to administration to advanced techniques.

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