The State of Developer Ecosystem Survey in 2018

Ruby

The Ruby questions were only shown to the developers who chose Ruby as one of their three primary programming languages.

Which version of Ruby do you use the most?

29% of developers do not plan to change their Ruby version.

Which Ruby version managers do you regularly use, if any?

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Which gem management tools do you regularly use, if any?

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47% of developers do not author any gems.

What editors / IDEs do you use the most?

Ruby devs live on macOS: 72% of them use it as a development environment, while only 44% of all devs do the same.

What web development tools and / or frameworks do you regularly use, if any?

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Which version of Rails do you use? (%)

This question was only answered by respondents who regularly use Ruby on Rails.
Please also note that version 5.2.0 is missing from the list as it was released after the Developer Ecosystem Survey 2018 was launched.

33% of Rails developers plan to migrate to Rails 5.x, and 13% to Rails Edge.

Which servers do you regularly use in production, if any?

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Which unit-testing frameworks do you regularly use, if any?

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This question was only answered by respondents who either write or use unit tests.

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