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By eweek  |  Posted 2007-09-24
 
 
 

12 Things You Need to Know About Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails is optimized for humans first, compilers and the frameworks second.

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Ruby on Rails provides a compelling alternative to proprietary application frameworks for Web development.

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Ruby on Rails represents a different approach to software development, while also being firmly rooted in standard approaches and patterns.

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Ruby on Rails needs less software, and provides a completely open solution framework and a rich ecosystem of extensions and community support.

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Ruby on Rails is an attempt to provide a full-stack framework. It attacks all of the problems across the model-view-control pattern. RoR deals with creating the templates that generate HTML code, the controllers that direct incoming requests

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Ruby on Rails allows applications to be rapidly developed and incrementally extended with new features.

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Ruby on Rails focuses on the theme that change is instant. The feedback loop between change and effect is important in programming. If the distance is too far, developers tend to grow uninterested in testing their changes. RoR bridges Java and PHP.

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Ruby on Rails enforces the notion that classes are singular, and tables are plural. This reduces the amount of work programmers need to do. Instead of telling various parts of the technology stack seven times that you have a products table thats the data

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Ruby on Rails makes configuration optional. As long as you do what most people want to do most of the time, you get a free ride. No configuration is necessary. So developers get the commonly used 80 percent by convention, and can tailor the last 20 percen

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Ruby on Rails is the name of the Web framework created by David Heinemeier Hansson. Ruby is the language that RoR is based on. The name Ruby on Rails is the concoction thought up when rails.com wasnt available. It became a joint moniker to sell the frame

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Ruby on Rails is focused on supporting Ruby language creator Yukihiro Matsumotos goal to make programmers happy and to bring Ruby to the world of Web application development.

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Ruby on Rails is Hanssons effort at providing the Apple of Web application development, and to provide and care for the complete development experience.

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