CarrierWave vs Uppy

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CarrierWave

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CarrierWave vs Uppy: What are the differences?

What is CarrierWave? Classier solution for file uploads for Rails, Sinatra and other Ruby web frameworks. 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.

What is Uppy? The next open source file uploader for web browsers. Uppy is a sleek modular file uploader for web browsers. Add it to your app with one line of code, or build a custom version with just the plugins you need via Webpack/Browserify. 100% open source, backed by a company (Transloadit).

CarrierWave and Uppy belong to "File Uploads" category of the tech stack.

CarrierWave and Uppy are both open source tools. It seems that Uppy with 20.2K GitHub stars and 978 forks on GitHub has more adoption than CarrierWave with 8.36K GitHub stars and 1.49K GitHub forks.

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Pros of CarrierWave
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    Sophisticated and Easy file uploading
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    Easty setup
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    Open Source & Self Hosted
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    Copy & Paste support

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Cons of CarrierWave
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      Takes time to configure

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    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.

    What is Uppy?

    Uppy is a sleek modular file uploader for web browsers. Add it to your app with one line of code, or build a custom version with just the plugins you need via Webpack/Browserify. 100% open source, backed by a company (Transloadit).

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    What are some alternatives to CarrierWave and Uppy?
    Paperclip
    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
    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
    Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.
    Filestack
    Filepicker helps developers connect to their users' content. Connect, Store, and Process any file from anywhere on the Internet.
    Uploadcare
    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.
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