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Installing AppSignal for Ruby

Installation

Please follow the installation guide when adding a new application to AppSignal.

Requirements

Before you can compile the AppSignal gem make sure the build/compilation tools are installed for your system.

Ubuntu / Debian

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apt-get update
apt-get install build-essential

Alpine Linux

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apk add --update alpine-sdk coreutils

macOS

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xcode-select --install

Installing the gem

We recommend you install and manage the AppSignal gem dependency with Bundler.

Add the following line to your Gemfile.

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# Gemfile
source "https://rubygems.org"

gem "appsignal"

Then run bundle install to instal the gem.

To install AppSignal in your application we recommend you run the appsignal install command.

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bundle exec appsignal install

This will present you with an installation script that can integrate automatically in some frameworks and gems and will allow you to configure AppSignal.

For more information on how to integrate AppSignal into your application see the integrations documentation to see what steps are necessary.

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