07 Aug '13, 12am

/var/log/bhs — Why Nobody Should Use Rails For Anything, Ever #code #ror #ruby

/var/log/bhs — Why Nobody Should Use Rails For Anything, Ever #code #ror #ruby

Why Nobody Should Use Rails For Anything, Ever In my recent post detailing my impressions of Go (the language), I took the following swipe at Rails: Independent of ruby, I see Rails as the emperor with no clothes on. A subject for another post, but I will try my damndest to steer clear of it in the future. I was called out on Hacker News for being so vague, and rightly so. This post is my attempt to be fair, objective, and, by consequence, unrelentingly negative about Rails :) Edit: this post is getting more attention that I was expecting – great! However, people are not parsing the argument on HN (shocking!), so I will lay it out more succinctly. Do you need performance? If so, don’t use Rails. You don’t need performance. Do you need to maintain this software long-term? If so, don’t use Rails. You don’t need performance and you don’t need to maintain your software. Node.j...

Full article: http://blog.bensigelman.org/post/57543889435/why-nobody-s...

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