The Ruby Toolbox - Know your options!

spring

6.29
Preloads your application so things like console, rake and tests run faster
 Popularity
Downloads
22,738,242
Stars
2,346
Forks
247
Watchers
89
 Releases
Total releases
48
First release
Latest release

parallel_tests

3.23
Run Test::Unit / RSpec / Cucumber / Spinach in parallel
 Popularity
Downloads
8,683,741
Stars
2,189
Forks
388
Watchers
42
 Releases
Total releases
192
First release
Latest release

spork

1.82
A forking Drb spec server
 Popularity
Downloads
4,745,788
Stars
1,413
Forks
207
Watchers
27
 Releases
Total releases
65
First release
Latest release

zeus

1.67
Boot any rails app in under a second
 Popularity
Downloads
1,715,124
Stars
3,228
Forks
210
Watchers
63
 Releases
Total releases
50
First release
Latest release

test-queue

0.29
minitest/rspec parallel test runner for CI environments
 Popularity
Downloads
246,936
Stars
482
Forks
58
Watchers
15
 Releases
Total releases
22
First release
Latest release

brynary/testjour

0.17
Distributed test running with autodiscovery via Bonjour (for Cucumber first)
 Popularity
Stars
198
Forks
16
Watchers
5

specjour

0.14
Specjour splits your RSpec suite across multiple machines, and multiple cores per machine, to run super-parallel-fast! Also works with Cucumber.
 Popularity
Downloads
98,637
Stars
216
Forks
35
Watchers
6
 Releases
Total releases
53
First release
Latest release

qxjit/deep-test

0.14
Parallel and Distributed Test Runner for Ruby
 Popularity
Stars
122
Forks
22
Watchers
6

hydra

0.11
Project Hydra Stack Dependencies
 Popularity
Downloads
189,326
Stars
84
Forks
31
Watchers
72
 Releases
Total releases
93
First release
Latest release

testbot

0.11
Testbot is a test distribution tool that works with Rails, RSpec, RSpec2, Test::Unit and Cucumber.
 Popularity
Downloads
115,004
Stars
130
Forks
31
Watchers
6
 Releases
Total releases
56
First release
Latest release

spin

0.07
Spin preloads your Rails environment to speed up your autotest(ish) workflow. By preloading your Rails environment for testing you don't load the same code over and over and over... Spin works best for an autotest(ish) workflow.
 Popularity
Downloads
161,739
 Releases
Total releases
19
First release
Latest release

zeus-parallel_tests

0.06
Integration for zeus and parallel_tests
 Popularity
Downloads
121,968
 Releases
Total releases
10
First release
Latest release

aslakhellesoy/rspec-distributed

0.02
RSpec extensions for parallel, distributed execution across hosts, using DRb and Rinda
 Popularity
Stars
29
Forks
0
Watchers
2