How to use juggernaut in Rails project

Juggernaut is the Rails plugin for sending and receiving data in different thread. It gives you real time connection to server and you can implement different ideas work or fulfil your requirement.

Juggernaut uses the eventmachine as a server.

So install the supported gem first.

#gem install json

#gem install eventmachine

#gem install juggernaut

Juggernaut is aims to revolutionize your Rails app by letting the server initiate a connection and push data to the client.

Juggernaut is used for speciallycreating Chat application.

If you want to full details about Juggernaut then go to

First install the juggernaut to your application using this command.
ruby script/plugin install git://

install the gem : gem install juggernaut

Configure the gem: juggernaut –g juggernaut.yml

Start the Juggernaut server: juggernaut -c juggernaut.yml

(This is not rails server or mongrel server)

In your controller you can use this method to send data to Juggernaut server

Juggernaut.send_to_all(“alert(‘hi from juggernaut’)”)

If you want customize the Juggernaut methods or add new methods then open file:


Add your methods there and use in your projects.

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About Purab Kharat

I am WordPress and Drupal Architect. I worked on many technologies like Ruby on Rails, Flex, PHP etc... I am Purab Kharat from India, Pune. I love to play chess and listen music and read books. I work in SY Smartsourcing Global Pvt Ltd in Princeton, NJ, USA. Now I am living at Plainsboro, 164 Hampshire Drive, Princeton Meadows, NJ. I have more then Ten years experience in Web Application Development (Specially in Php 5.0, Ruby on Rails, Mysql 5.0, RIA, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Ecommerce)

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