Indian Ruby on Rails Portfolio
I am compiling a list (in alphabetical order) showcasing Indian websites made with Ruby on Rails. Hat Tip: Fabio Akita
Adomado is India’s first Internet rewards program. They are an advertising and product offer supported model and help you to earn exciting rewards for performing a range of online activities. They also help their users to support their favorite charity without paying any money. Users can checkout their exciting offers at http://adomado.com/inside/my_offers which they keep on updating from time to time.
Ads4Good is a social venture startup which provides users with ad-widgets (adjets) that can be easily placed on websites, blogs and other web pages and the funds generated from ads on the widget gets donated to support causes of users’ interest. This makes it an easy, ongoing and sustainable way of contributing back to society. They also ensure a win-win situation for everyone involved – users get to donate with no out-of-pocket spend and get visibility of the impact; organizations get actionable funds; advertising networks get increased reach.
The site was created in 2009 and is hosted at Linode, Amazon S3/Cloudfront. The contact person is Akshay Surve and their ROR development center is in Mumbai.
BubbleIdeas is a Gov 2.0 solution, Organized Crowdsourcing, Customer engagement, Ideas etc. The offering is SAAS and much more simpler and leaner than most solutions available on the web.
Bukluv is a website dedicated to people who love reading. Here, registered users can write their opinions on books they’ve read in the form of mini-reviews which are limited to 250 characters. People can follow others and get a live feed of recently posted mini-reviews.
At BumsOnTheSaddle, they love cycling and are trying to make a difference in the way cycling is experienced in India. It is a mass of Rails sites:
- Mephisto blog
- Signal Wiki
- and a couple of more features, that are in the pipeline and yet to be released. The main site is also going to be refreshed with community features using Tog engine.
DoAttend is an Online Event Registration Application built for Event Managers. A product of Tenmiles Corporation, DoAttend lets you create an event page with a custom URL, setup and sell tickets online, track registrations real time and much more. It enables Indian event managers to collect payments online in India Rupees (INR) and provides integration with Paypal for international customer base. Its free for Events that don’t have any registration fee and for paid events it charges the event managers a very small portion of ticket sale price. There are no setup or monthly fee.
Dunnitt is a new corner of social networking that has to do with coordinating collaborative activities with family, friends, office colleagues and others. It is a Universal Activity Exchange with access to your activities from anywhere, anytime
Fedena is an open source school/campus management system developed using Ruby on Rails. With Fedena, they hope to be able to provide an easy solution to schools and colleges to manage their activities online. Fedena has many different fetures such as student database management, timetable, attendance and examination results management, and also human resources and finance management.
HirePlug is a Social Hiring portal. Their goal is to make hiring fast, effective and fun. Job Boards seriously lack top talent. The same talent is available on the Social Networks and is untapped. The idea revolves around providing a unified platform for Talent Management, Job Board and leveraging social networks for hiring the top talent by means of referral hiring.
iloveread.in is a book lending library in Chennai, incubated and based out of IIT-Madras. Customers can register on the site for free (with their email id) and browse our collection. They can select a membership plan, pay through their internet gateway (or by cash) and order books online. The books are delivered to their house at no extra cost. They also provide recommendations to their users (especially for school kids) and popular lists of award winning books. iloveread.in also has tie-ups with schools in Chennai and employs trained professionals to organize story telling and book reading sessions, alternative endings and various other activities for students.
The site has been designed for a clean and smooth browsing experience with loads of AJAX and ample white spaces to avoid clutter. They plan to introduce a host of other features such as SMS and Gtalk based search and ordering, use of Adobe Flex for a richer browsing experience, multi-lingual support for Indian languages and also a very basic HTML version of the site for slow internet connections.
Josh Software Pvt. Ltd.
Josh Software Pvt. Ltd., Pune company’s website was developed using eJOSH, an open source custom ROR CMS. A great way of showing that Josh Software is a true Ruby on Rails development company. Some of the many ROR based sites developed by JoshSoftware are: Paisa Matters and BrandPotion.
JusBill.com is an extremely simply and easy application to generate professional invoices. The online system allows companies to monitor and control their multiple offices & shops; it also allows manufacturers to streamline and integrate with their dealers. An offline module that works even when there is no internet; and later synchronizes with the SaaS based application ensuring that Jusbill is the complete solution for invoicing needs. The enterprise edition also features payment & order tracking and ecommerce web-store integration.
MangoSpring Engage is a smart set of employee communication and social collaboration tools to boost daily productivity while creating a smart company for this decade. By smart, they mean Engage infuses intelligence in communication systems and day to day processes; creating a vibrant, open company. More than a tool, Engage is a way of working, a way of collaborating and a way of creating an informed, productive workforce.
Muziboo is an online platform where musicians & budding talents upload their performances to showcase, invite reviews, discuss and collaborate. So, what makes Muziboo tick? The interactive Community. Muziboo is a strongly knit global community that wickedly indulges day after day in commenting and discussing the music (posted here) and music related topics. The community here is eclectic that consumes every genre of music – anything from Rock ‘n’ Roll to Trance and Classical.
In addition, Muziboo as a platform offers a variety of easy tools to share your music across the Online world – be it your blog or Facebook or Twitter.
MustSeeIndia is a travel information and sharing portal for India. It focuses on providing comprehensive and reliable information about 400+ tourist destinations in India. Apart from information, it also provides flight, train and bus ticketing services as well as hotel bookings via its sub portal http://book.mustseeindia.com/
Naarad is a cloud based secure and powerful academic process management platform that’s surprisingly affordable! About 10,000 students use this system already. Demo URL: Login: demo and Password: demo12345
Paathshaala is a learning management system fostering collaboration between administration, teachers and students. It is extensively used in IIT Kharagpur (across 18 departments and over 5000 students) and Sinhgad College of Engineering. Demo URL: Email: email@example.com and Password: pd12
Parasharplus is a social networking portal for astrologers, astrology researchers and those interested in astrology. The portal provides features to create astrology charts using Vimshottari Dasha system of vedic astrology and a powerful query engine to search charts based on planetary positions and/or life events.
The unique feature of the portal is to create community databases of astrology charts and using a powerful query engine, find patters in charts and life events to facilitate astrology research.
The social networking features include discussion forums, communities, scraps, chat, access control, friend list, profile management ; which enable the astrologers and users to interact with each other to seek advice and collaborate information.
The social networking features are built as web 2.0 accelerators which enable the company (www.persistentsys.com) to quickly build social networking portals for any other domain.
Planet Ruby on Rails
Planet Ruby on Rails is a RSS/Atom feed aggregator. It displays posts of top Ruby on Rails blogs and related technology blogs. The differentiating features are:
- you can navigate site using keyboard shortcuts like J, K, H, L, S.
- You can search within the site.
- You also get an aggregated feed of this site (50+ subscribers of the feed).
- You can subscribe to the feed and you will get all the posts in a feed without subscribing to individual sites feed.
- Site’s interface is clean and designed for easier readability.
There are other similar Planet Sites with .com and .org domains. But the main difference is planetrubyonrails.net is open source and the code is available at Github. You can contribute to it to make it better.
The first commit was made on 2008-05-25. The site is live from that date and is hosted by Slicehost. The site was coded by Anil Wadghule and he seeks contributors to it. It will always be free and ad-free. Anil is based in Pune.
Pravasi Vishwa is a bilingual portal in Marathi/English focused on travel information on locations from India and abroad. This site is a web version of a formally known publication Pravasi Diary which is being published over the last 40 years. The site also contains some unique content that is generally not available on other travel portals. The site is designed and developed by ideaclay.
PurpleTrail is the only online service that gives you, stylish, ad-free invitations and eCards for FREE! It now also offers creating and sending personalized printed invitations and cards in minutes. You can order professionally printed cards or print them at home. It truly is as easy as 1-2-3!
Quizzing Platform is a Quiz platform aimed to organise the tedious and time-consuming question bank management process of educational institutes.
Reviewgang is a RoR based review site for Indian movies (currently limited to Hindi movies). Reviewgang provides aggregated and curated critic reviews and ratings, videos, trailers and synopses of Indian movies. The critic reviews are from main stream media critics and registered users can add their own reviews and ratings. The application also provides a list of upcoming movies in addition to the currently released movies.
Rootein is a web app that lets you build habits and track progress as you go along. It keeps you motivated like you’ve never experienced before. The calendar that makes it simple to track your progress, the daily reminders, and the slack detector, which will gently nudge you if it finds you go missing too many days in a row, are all designed to make the serious task of building habits fun enough so you never lose interest.
Salaree.com is an Online Payroll Application designed for Indian businesses. With their friendly application a business can do their monthly payroll quickly and accurately. Salaree.com offers all the usual modules familiar to Payroll accountants and HR folks like PF, ESI, TDS etc. They also provide an attendance module among many others. You can also email password protected payslips PDFs to employees as well as inform them via email. In the near future they will also have E-Filing of Taxes.
ShipX is India’s first web-based freight shopping and booking platform. Their goal is to revolutionize the way shippers search, book, and ship their freight. Their easy-to-use portal helps shippers to instantly get competitive quotes from top-quality service providers, compare them side-by-side, make a choice, and book their shipment.
They are working on their beta release, it will be launched in about a month’s time. Alpha version (to understand the market and customer needs) was launched in later half of 2008 and was well received.
Sokrati is a performance based digital marketing platform. Sokrati SearchAds is their flagship product that provides SEM agencies & end-advertisers a completely automated hassle free search marketing platform. Sokrati is based on their platform is which is built using RoR.
Sysblitz is an Integrated Suite of On Demand Business Applications designed for the Small & Medium Enterprise. It comprises several business applications which can be used individually or an in integrated fashion depending upon the size and needs of the business. Sysblitz CRM is the Sales Force Automation Tool; Sysblitz Workforce provides a Human Resource Management application; Sysblitz ERP helps manufacturers and traders to manage Inventory, Invoicing, Payments; Sysblitz Financials manages accounting and financial management.
UnitedProsperity is a non-profit organization that helps you combat extreme global poverty powerfully by multiplying the impact of your money through loan guarantees. It is the world’s first social guaranteeing website.
VectorBrookMath is a novel online platform for learning and practicing mathematics. Using a set of algorithms, VectorBrookMath.com can generate problems on each topic, giving the student virtually boundless practice opportunities. VectorBrookMath.com currently has content for standards 7, 8, 9 and 10 for CBSE, ICSE, and 13 state boards. There is no charge to use the platform.
WebROaR is an application server that makes deployments of Ruby web applications extremely simple. It provides an integrated solution to view the run time performance numbers and email notifications in case any exceptions occur in any of the deployed applications. The server’s extremely user friendly admin panel itself is a Ruby on Rails application.
The server is 5 to 55% faster than all other comparable deployment stacks for Ruby on Rails applications. It is freely available under GPLv3.
Whol.ly brings the power of local currencies and the best of social networking to your neighborhood. Their purpose is to dramatically improve communication across neighborhoods while stimulating solidarity and creative activity among neighbors.
I’ll be updating this page from time to time. If you are the owner / developer of such a website(s), then I would appreciate if you would send me by email, as much information about the same. Namely:
- 150×91 thumbnail and the URL to the website.
- 4-5 line details about this website(s) that includes what the site is about, when (year) it was created, the contact person’s name and email id, the name and URL of the hosting company where the site is hosted.
If you are aware of any such Indian website(s) made with Ruby on Rails, please send me the following -
- the URL of the website(s).
- the contact person’s email id, if known.
Thank you for your time and help.