These questions were only shown to the developers who chose Ruby as one of their three primary programming languages.
Ruby developers tend to be highly experienced – more than 50% have more than 5 years of experience.
of Ruby developers moved to Ruby 3.1 this year. However, Ruby 2.7 remains the most popular version among respondents.
of Ruby developers plan to migrate to Ruby 3.1 in the next year.
RVM usage dropped by 10 percentage points among Ruby developers since last year.
In general, the use of gemsets is becoming less popular among Ruby developers.
The share of the Ruby on Rails framework has increased by 8 percentage points since last year. Meanwhile, the shares of Sinatra decreased by 7 percentage points.
of respondents still use Rails 6.0, although 27% prefer version 7.0.
Over the last 6 years, we’ve seen growth in Puma and a gradual decrease in other servers.
Despite all of the measures we’ve taken to secure a representative pool of respondents, the results may be slightly skewed towards users of JetBrains products, as they are more likely to participate in the survey.
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