What is CarrierWave?
This gem provides a simple and extremely flexible way to upload files from Ruby applications. It works well with Rack based web applications, such as Ruby on Rails.
CarrierWave is a tool in the File Uploads category of a tech stack.
CarrierWave is an open source tool with 8.6K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CarrierWave's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses CarrierWave?
7 companies reportedly use CarrierWave in their tech stacks, including StackShare, Web Applications, and IdeaBoard.
70 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CarrierWave.
Amazon S3, Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, and Rackspace Cloud Files are some of the popular tools that integrate with CarrierWave. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with CarrierWave.
Pros of CarrierWave
Sophisticated and Easy file uploading
CarrierWave Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to CarrierWave?
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It is intended as an easy file attachment library for ActiveRecord. The intent behind it was to keep setup as easy as possible and to treat files as much like other attributes as possible.
Shrine implements a plugin system analogous to Roda’s and Sequel’s. Shrine ships with over 25 plugins, which together provide a great arsenal of features. Where CarrierWave and other file upload libraries favor complex class-level DSLs, Shrine favours simple instance-level interface.
Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.
Filepicker helps developers connect to their users' content. Connect, Store, and Process any file from anywhere on the Internet.
Uploadcare is a complete file handling platform for online business. Receive files from you users via File Uploader or File Upload API, implement image optimization and transformations with Image CDN API, and get HIPAA-compliant storage.