The Ruby Toolbox - Know your options!

Category

Scheduling

whenever

5.79
Clean ruby syntax for writing and deploying cron jobs.
 Popularity
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11,228,981
Stars
7,418
Forks
661
Watchers
122

rufus-scheduler

5.08
Job scheduler for Ruby (at, cron, in and every jobs). Not a replacement for crond.
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18,717,848
Stars
1,796
Forks
162
Watchers
37

resque-scheduler

2.59
Light weight job scheduling on top of Resque. Adds methods enqueue_at/enqueue_in to schedule jobs in the future. Also supports queueing jobs on a fixed, cron-like schedule.
 Popularity
Downloads
6,454,270
Stars
1,588
Forks
420
Watchers
31

clockwork

0.72
A scheduler process to replace cron, using a more flexible Ruby syntax running as a single long-running process. Inspired by rufus-scheduler and resque-scheduler.
 Popularity
Downloads
2,734,584
Stars
170
Forks
25
Watchers
12

latimes/craken

0.11
A Rails plugin for managing and installing rake-centric crontab files.
 Popularity
Stars
88
Forks
18
Watchers
4

Swirrl/Taskit

0.04
A simple task scheduler for rails
 Popularity
Stars
54
Forks
3
Watchers
5

recurrent

0.02
Task scheduler that doesn't need to bootstrap your Rails environment every time it executes a task the way running a rake task via cron does.
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Downloads
19,058
Stars
29
Forks
5
Watchers
43