Chapter 14. Ruby on Rails

Ruby has been around since 1995. Yet it was not widely known until 2006, the year when Ruby on Rails became popular. Ruby on Rails, also known as Rails or RoR, is an innovative web framework. It has brought new concepts to web development and influenced the entire web development industry. Clones started to show up in various languages like PHP, Java, Python, and .NET.

The framework started as an internal product of 37signals, led by David Heinemeier Hansson. In 2004, they decided to make the project open source, and ...

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