Colt is a micro gem used to subscribe to a given plan using the Stripe API. The plans must already exist in your account. To experiment with the code, run bin/console for an interactive prompt.

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  1. Recurring billing
    • Subscribe to a plan
    • Change plan
    • Cancel subscription
  2. Process Subscription Payment Failures for Webhooks


Ruby : 2.3.1 Stripe Gem : 1.43


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'colt'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install colt


Please read the tests written with readability in mind. They are executable and human comprehensible documentation. Here is a sample Rails app that uses this gem to implement subscription feature: https://bitbucket.org/bparanj/striped


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

$ruby -rminitest/pride test/colt_integration_test.rb --verbose
$ruby -rminitest/pride test/subscription_test.rb --verbose
$ruby -rminitest/pride test/subscription_payment_test.rb --verbose



to run all the tests.


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://bitbucket.org/bparanj/colt.


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