Projects in the topic ruby
Ruby is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language.

Hack the Hack Week tool

an invention by hennevogel

This project is about advancing the tool you're currently browsing. It got started back in Hack Week 9 to retire all the weird tools we've used in the past to track ideas. As you can see it has gone far but is still far from done. There are lots of features missing and bugs to be fixed on github. Get going!

Updated 3 months ago. 24 hacker ♥️.

Inqlude, the Qt software archive

a project by cschum

During Hack Week 7 I worked on an archive of Qt-based libraries. The goal was to easily make all available Qt libraries accessible to developers. Think CPAN for Qt. So I hacked on a web site and a command line client. There was a little bit of progress on the project since then, but with the upcoming KDE Frameworks 5 there will be quite a number of additional libraries available for Qt developers. This should be well represented in Inqlude as well. The coverage of Inqlude is also still not complete, and the tooling needs some improvement as well, especially regarding integration with distributions.

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. update/replacement

an idea by jnweiger

Scanning books stopped 6 years ago. We need volunteers to take the scanner and walk through the offices. This is a good learning opportunity for trainees. The software could also be updated. If anybody looks for a replacement with a more mature opensource solution, Lars suggests KOHA which he already packaged in obs.

Updated over 4 years ago. No love. Has no hacker: grab it!

openSUSE & SLE support for Puppet modules located at the Forge

a project by tampakrap


One of the PuppetLabs guys is trying to enforce best practices on administering Puppet modules, by using base modules and build services and roles on top of them. That way we can re-use external / third-party modules from, ideally without touching them at all. He names that "the Lego approach". Full article.

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Capture datacenter infrastructure information in a graph database

an invention by kwk

Orientdb is an open source graph/document database. It supports various language bindings

Updated over 1 year ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

SUSE Manager/Spacewalk client debug/test shell

an idea by dmacvicar

When developing for SUSE Manager, it gets tiresome to setup clients in order to debug and test with clients. The idea is to create a nice shell (with history, command completion, colors) that allows to simulate being a client.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!


a project by darix

A web frontend for the mirrors in the mirrorbrain database to allow the mirror admins to manage their entries themself. You might know MirrorBrain already: our download redirector and Torrent/Metalink generator used u.a. on It's really a great tool that plays a hidden key role inside the openSUSE infrastructure.

Updated over 1 year ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Finalize geozip gem

an idea by tboerger

I have started many months ago a project named geozip ( and i would like to finalize it. I want to parse openstreetmap files and generate polygon geo coordinates for zip codes. After processing it should be exported to multiple file formats to get them imported into databases for various projects.

Updated over 4 years ago. No love. Has no hacker: grab it!

Extend iso_code

an idea by tboerger

I would like to extend my existing gem isocode ( Currently it translates all available countries and languages into multiple languages. I plan to integrate more ISO specifications like scriptnames, subdevisions and currencies.

Updated over 4 years ago. No love. Has no hacker: grab it!

Ruboto - JRuby On Android

a project by digitaltomm

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.