Rails Simply Feels Right

A large number of developers were frustrated with the technologies they were using to create web applications. It didn’t seem to matter whether they used Java, PHP, or .NET—there was a growing sense that their jobs were just too damn hard. And then, suddenly, along came Rails, and Rails was easier.

But easy on its own doesn’t cut it. We’re talking about professional developers writing real-world websites. They wanted to feel that the applications they were developing would stand the test of time—that they were designed and implemented using modern, professional techniques. So, these developers dug into Rails and discovered it wasn’t just a tool for hacking out sites.

For example, all Rails applications are implemented ...

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