Railties – Gluing the Engine to the Rails

Railties is responsible to glue all frameworks together. Overall, it:

  • handles all the bootstrapping process for a Rails application;

  • manager rails command line interface;

  • provides Rails generators core;


The latest version of Railties can be installed with Rubygems:

  • gem install railties

Documentation can be found at


Railties is released under the MIT license.