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An implementation of the command pattern for Ruby with ActiveModel::Validations inspired by the interactor gem. Rich support for attributes, callbacks, and validations, and thread safe performance methods.

Reduce controller bloat with procedural service objects. Checkout this Medium article for a crash course on how to use ActiveInteractors. Read the wiki for detailed usage information.


Getting Started

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'activeinteractor', require: 'active_interactor'

And then execute:


Or install it yourself as:

gem install activeinteractor


Be sure to read the wiki for detailed information on how to use ActiveInteractor.

For technical documentation please see the gem's ruby docs.


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install.


Read our guidelines for Contributing.



The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.