Ruby on Rails Views Resources for Frontend Developer

๐Ÿš€ Excited to share some awesome resources to help front-end developers onboard into the Ruby on Rails Views kitchen! ๐ŸŽ‰


1๏ธโƒฃ ViewComponent: If you’re looking for a powerful way to build Rails views, look no further! Check out ViewComponent, the first component-based library in the Rails world. It allows you to break down complex UIs into reusable and manageable components, making your codebase cleaner and more maintainable. Head over to to dive into the magic of component-driven development in Rails.


2๏ธโƒฃ Phlex: Another excellent alternative to explore is Phlex, a versatile component library for Rails. It offers a unique approach to building UIs, and you can find more about it at Pick the one that suits your project best and get started building amazing user interfaces!

Shadcn Rails Components Approach

3๏ธโƒฃ Shadcn Rails Components Approach: If you prefer a convention-based approach without relying on any external libraries, Shadcn Rails Components is a great choice. It provides good ideas to follow while crafting your Rails views. Check out the documentation at to learn how to create clean and structured views.

๐ŸŽˆ But wait, there’s more! Let’s talk about Stimulus Components:

Stimulus Components

Stimulus Components: Want to add interactivity to your Rails views? Stimulus is the way to go! Explore a variety of Stimulus components at and supercharge your UIs with minimal JavaScript.

TailwindCSS Stimulus Components

TailwindCSS Stimulus Components: For those who love using TailwindCSS, there’s an awesome collection of TailwindCSS-based Stimulus components created by @excid3. Check them out on GitHub: and level up your frontend game.

๐Ÿ’ก Now, let’s tackle Hotwire solutions:

GoRails Screencasts

GoRails Screencasts: Join the Hotwire journey with the comprehensive screencasts from GoRails. They offer practical insights and hands-on tutorials to help you make the most of Hotwire in your Rails projects. Start learning here:

Drift Screencasts

Drift Screencasts: DriftingRuby also has a fantastic selection of screencasts focused on Hotwire and Stimulus. Dive into the world of interactivity and see how Stimulus can enhance your Rails views. Check out the collection at

Rapid Ruby Screencasts

Rapid Ruby Screencasts: Looking for a quick way to understand Hotwire’s capabilities? Rapid Ruby offers a concise and insightful introduction to Hotwire. Get started with this playlist: For a compilation of various Hotwire tutorials, is the place to go! Find a treasure trove of resources to master the art of building interactive Rails views.

๐ŸŒŸ There you have it! With these resources, you’ll be well-equipped to dive into Ruby on Rails Views and Hotwire. Happy coding and feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need further guidance. Remember, you’ve got this! ๐Ÿ’ช

Paul Keen is an Open Source Contributor and a Chief Technology Officer at JetThoughts. Follow him on LinkedIn or GitHub.

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