Posts by Nick Tassone

Gemcutter's Adventure on Heroku

Hi there, I’m the creator of a new RubyGem hosting site, Gemcutter. I also happen to be one of the newest hires at Heroku, but I promise, I decided the project was going to be hosted on Heroku long before starting to work here. Heroku’s been kind enough to pitch in getting the site deployed and ready for the whole Ruby community to enjoy.

There’s nothing more fitting than for the next generation of RubyGem hosts to be supported by a truly next generation web application hosting platform. The project has the following goals:

  1. Provide a better API for dealing with gems
  2. Create more transparent and accessible project pages
  3. Enable the community to improve and enhance the...

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