Rails Fixture Replacement

Factory Girl

factory_girl provides a framework and DSL for defining and using factories - less error-prone, more explicit, and all-around easier to work with than fixtures.

Rubygem factory_girl

Total Downloads
10495749
Releases
66
Current Version
4.5.0
Released
2014-10-17 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2008-06-06 04:00:00 UTC

Github thoughtbot/factory_girl

Watchers
4004
Forks
549
Development activity
Less active
Last commit
2015-02-20 18:18:18 UTC

Machinist

Fixtures aren't fun. Machinist is.

Rubygem machinist

Total Downloads
647589
Releases
7
Current Version
2.0
Released
2012-01-13 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2009-10-08 16:00:00 UTC

Github notahat/machinist

Watchers
1127
Forks
134
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2013-08-05 00:10:29 UTC

Fabrication

Fabrication is an object generation framework for ActiveRecord, Mongoid, DataMapper, Sequel, or any other Ruby object.

Rubygem fabrication

Total Downloads
673502
Releases
79
Current Version
2.11.3
Released
2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2010-06-15 04:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
55

Github paulelliott/fabrication

Watchers
741
Forks
89
Development activity
Less active
Last commit
2015-01-16 22:16:56 UTC
Contributors
30
Issues

FixtureBuilder

FixtureBuilder allows testers to use their existing factories, like FactoryGirl, to generate high performance fixtures that can be shared across all your tests

Rubygem fixture_builder

Total Downloads
129387
Releases
7
Current Version
0.3.6
Released
2013-06-17 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2011-04-29 07:00:00 UTC

Github rdy/fixture_builder

Watchers
99
Forks
36
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2013-06-17 02:12:49 UTC
Contributors
8
Issues

Rubygem object_daddy

Total Downloads
5632
Releases
2
Current Version
0.4.3
Released
2010-02-28 03:00:00 UTC
First Release
2010-01-16 02:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
1

Github flogic/object_daddy

Watchers
113
Forks
18
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2011-10-05 03:33:41 UTC
Top contributors
Contributors
5
Issues

dm-sweatshop

DataMapper plugin for building pseudo random models

Rubygem dm-sweatshop

Total Downloads
78091
Releases
23
Current Version
1.2.0
Released
2011-10-09 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2008-08-28 05:00:00 UTC

Github datamapper/dm-sweatshop

Watchers
40
Forks
14
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2013-03-27 15:14:23 UTC

Fixjour

Object creation methods everyone already has

Rubygem fixjour

Total Downloads
93719
Releases
26
Current Version
0.5.3
Released
2008-12-29 05:00:00 UTC
First Release
2008-12-29 05:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
1

Github nakajima/fixjour

Watchers
17
Forks
9
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2010-08-09 18:32:59 UTC
Contributors
7
Issues

Blueprints

The ultimate DRY and fast solution to loading test data in Ruby and Rails.

Github sinsiliux/Blueprints

Watchers
57
Forks
5
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2012-01-23 14:10:31 UTC
First commit
2009-09-19 00:02:19 UTC
Top contributors
Contributors
4

miniskirt

Test::Unit begot MiniTest; factory_girl begets Miniskirt.

Rubygem miniskirt

Total Downloads
20506
Releases
7
Current Version
1.2.1
Released
2012-09-27 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2010-01-15 06:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
0

Github stephencelis/miniskirt

Watchers
70
Forks
11
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2013-03-18 23:45:29 UTC
Top contributors
Contributors
5
Issues

spawn

Spawn is a very small library (just 14 lines of code) that can effectively replace fixtures or any other library for the same task.

Rubygem spawn

Total Downloads
19343
Releases
7
Current Version
0.1.4
Released
2010-09-02 03:00:00 UTC
First Release
2008-12-18 02:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
4

Github soveran/spawn

Watchers
36
Forks
6
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2010-09-02 22:08:38 UTC
Top contributors
Contributors
3
Issues

Transactionata

Transactionata: Transactional dynamic test data for Rails Tests. Set up your models and factories in a block that will be executed once and then rolled back by hooking into ActiveRecord's built-in fixture transactions

Rubygem transactionata

Total Downloads
12357
Releases
3
Current Version
0.3.0
Released
2011-09-04 22:00:00 UTC
First Release
2011-02-13 23:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
0

Github colszowka/transactionata

Watchers
27
Forks
8
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2011-09-05 14:53:54 UTC
Top contributors
Contributors
1
Issues

sham

Lightweight flexible factories for Ruby and Rails testing.

Rubygem sham

Total Downloads
46103
Releases
14
Current Version
1.1.0
Released
2012-06-13 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2010-12-03 08:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
1

Github panthomakos/sham

Watchers
23
Forks
0
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2012-07-10 17:52:47 UTC
Top contributors
Contributors
1
Issues

seedomatic

Create repeatable seed fixtures that you can continually use and deploy to multiple environments and tenants.

Rubygem seedomatic

Total Downloads
14496
Releases
16
Current Version
0.6.1
Released
2014-09-05 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2012-04-23 00:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
0

Github influitive/seedomatic

Watchers
8
Forks
4
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2015-02-11 15:33:46 UTC
Top contributors
Contributors
2
Issues

FixtureReplacement

FixtureReplacement is a Rails plugin that provides a simple way to quickly populate your test database with model objects without having to manage multiple, brittle fixture files. You can easily set up complex object graphs (with models which reference other models) and add new objects on the fly.

Rubygem fixture_replacement

Total Downloads
2449
Releases
1
Current Version
3.0.1
Released
2009-11-21 05:00:00 UTC
First Release
2009-11-21 05:00:00 UTC
Depends on following gems
Depending Gems
0

Github smtlaissezfaire/fixturereplacement

Watchers
17
Forks
3
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2011-11-09 21:20:26 UTC
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