Ever wanted it to be easier to run a command that just so happens to come as a gem? Yeah, @indirect too. So he nerd-sniped me into building this.


$ gem install gemx


$ gemx rails new .
$ gemx --gem cocoapods -r '> 1' -r '< 1.3' -v -- pod install --no-color --help


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run bin/rake 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 bin/rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bin/rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.


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

Code of Conduct

Everyone interacting in the Gemx project’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.