How do you use a bundler?

Setting up Bundler

  1. Open a terminal window and run the following command:
  2. Navigate to your project root directory.
  3. Install all of the required gems from your specified sources:
  4. Inside your app, load up the bundled environment:
  5. Run an executable that comes with a gem in your bundle:

What is Gemspec in Gemfile?

Rubygems and Bundler In particular, the gemspec is a standard format for describing all of the information that gets packed with gems then deployed to

What is Ruby Gemfile?

A Gemfile is a file that is created to describe the gem dependencies required to run a Ruby program. A Gemfile should always be placed in the root of the project directory.

Where is Gemfile located?

The Gemfile is wherever you want it to be – usually in the main directory of your project and the name of the file is Gemfile . It’s convenient to have one because it allows you to use Bundler to manage which gems and which versions of each your project needs to run.

What does a bundler do?

A bundler is a tool that puts together all your JavaScript code and its dependencies and throws a new JavaScript output file with everything merged, ready for the web, commonly known as the bundle file.

What is Ruby Gemspec?

According to the official RubyGems site: The gemspec defines what’s in the gem, who made it, and the version of the gem. It’s also your interface to All of the information you see on a gem page (like jekyll’s) comes from the gemspec. Once your gemspec file is sorted out you build it to assemble your gem.

Do I need a Gemspec?

It is necessary to have Gemspec to create a gem and Gemfile is optional. Although you can have Gemfile with Gemspec to track other dependencies apart from your gem. If you are not creating a gem you do not need Gemspec, you can simply use Gemfile to manage all your project dependencies.

What is a bundler?

Sometimes bundlers are called raisers, as in “fundraisers.” That distinguishes them from writers of checks. As campaigns gobble up ever more cash, bundlers rank high in the power structure of American politics.

Who are the big money bundlers?

“Bundlers, who are often corporate CEOs, lobbyists, hedge fund managers or independently wealthy people, are able to funnel far more money to campaigns than they could personally give under campaign finance laws.”

What are the responsibilities of campaign bundlers?

Bundlers are responsible for generating tens of millions of dollars to their preferred candidates. In the 2012 presidential race, for example, bundlers delivered about $200 million to Obama’s campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

What are the problems with bundling?

But there are three major problems with bundling: Some bundlers over-promise and under-deliver. It’s a common problem and a big frustration for campaign pros. Campaigns also get nervous as the bundler networks expand ever outward. Pretty soon, money is coming in from raisers and writers that the campaign might not really know.