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What is Bixby?

Bixby is a Ruby Gem containing the default configuration settings for RuboCop used to enforce common Ruby style guidelines across Samvera community projects.

Product Owner & Maintenance

Bixby is a Core Component of the Samvera community. The documentation for what this means can be found here.

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The Samvera Community is here to help. Please see our support guide.

See the Samvera Confluence for information at the architecture level:

Additionally, new adopters and potential adopters may find the pages here useful:

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To Use This

In your Gemfile:

gem 'bixby'

In your .rubocop.yml:

  bixby: bixby_default.yml

Versioning & Dependencies

This project depends on rubocop and rubocop-rspec. It supports versions of those gems pessimistically. Beginning with release 1.0.0, we will periodically add support for new versions of the dependencies and manage the included cops. When compatibility breaks, the major version of bixby will be bumped.

Our goal is to insulate downstream projects from breakage due to pre-1.0 version updates in rubocop.


Bixby is available under the Apache 2.0 license.


  1. bundle install
  2. Increase the version number in bixby.gemspec
  3. Increase the same version number in .github_changelog_generator
  4. Update by running this command: github_changelog_generator --user samvera --project bixby --token YOUR_GITHUB_TOKEN_HERE
  5. Commit these changes to the main branch
  6. Run rake release


If you're working on a PR for this project, create a feature branch off of main.

This repository follows the Samvera Community Code of Conduct and language recommendations. Please do not create a branch called master for this repository or as part of your pull request; the branch will either need to be removed or renamed before it can be considered for inclusion in the code base and history of this repository.


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This software has been developed by and is brought to you by the Samvera community. Learn more at the Samvera Community website.

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