The Ruby Toolbox - Know your options!

factory_girl

11.64
factory_girl provides a framework and DSL for defining and using factories - less error-prone, more explicit, and all-around easier to work with than fixtures.
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33,487,370
Stars
5,772
Forks
1,484
Watchers
128
 Releases
Total releases
70
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Latest release

fabrication

0.85
Fabrication is an object generation framework for ActiveRecord, Mongoid, DataMapper, Sequel, or any other Ruby object.
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Downloads
1,857,358
Stars
915
Forks
101
Watchers
12
 Releases
Total releases
97
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machinist

0.8
Fixtures aren't fun. Machinist is.
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Downloads
1,049,744
Stars
1,138
Forks
143
Watchers
12
 Releases
Total releases
7
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Latest release

fixture_builder

0.18
FixtureBuilder allows testers to use their existing factories, like FactoryGirl, to generate high performance fixtures that can be shared across all your tests and development environment. The best of all worlds! Speed, Maintainability, Flexibility, Consistency, and Simplicity!
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Downloads
308,247
Stars
122
Forks
48
Watchers
6
 Releases
Total releases
15
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Latest release

dm-sweatshop

0.06
DataMapper plugin for building pseudo random models
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Downloads
103,667
Stars
40
Forks
14
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2

object_daddy

0.06
Fixture killer
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Downloads
7,554
Stars
109
Forks
19
Watchers
8

fixjour

0.05
Object creation methods everyone already has
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Downloads
121,678
Stars
17
Forks
10
Watchers
1
 Releases
Total releases
26
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miniskirt

0.04
Test::Unit begot MiniTest; factory_girl begets Miniskirt.
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31,719
Stars
75
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10
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2

sham

0.03
Lightweight flexible factories for Ruby and Rails testing.
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95,759
Stars
27
Forks
0
Watchers
2

spawn

0.02
Spawn is a very small library (just 14 lines of code) that can effectively replace fixtures or any other library for the same task.
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29,145
Stars
33
Forks
4
Watchers
3

seedomatic

0.01
Create repeatable seed fixtures that you can continually use and deploy to multiple environments and tenants.
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Downloads
47,092
Stars
1
Forks
0
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1

transactionata

0.01
Transactionata: Transactional dynamic test data for Rails Tests. Set up your models and factories in a block that will be executed once and then rolled back by hooking into ActiveRecord's built-in fixture transactions
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23,949

fixture_replacement

0.0
FixtureReplacement is a Rails plugin that provides a simple way to quickly populate your test database with model objects without having to manage multiple, brittle fixture files. You can easily set up complex object graphs (with models which reference other models) and add new objects on the fly.
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Downloads
3,696
 Releases
Total releases
1
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Latest release