31 Jul '14, 6pm

Happy 10th anniversary, Ruby on Rails -- but watch your back

Happy 10th anniversary, Ruby on Rails -- but watch your back

This month marks the 10th anniversary for Ruby on Rails. Over its first decade, the open source Web framework gained lots of adherents, but it no longer carries the buzz it once did, ceding the spotlight to JavaScript frameworks like Node.js and Angular.js. Rails was built to make Web development more fun and productive, says its creator, David Heinemeier Hansson. "Most frameworks and languages at the time were focused on neither [fun nor productivity]. The forging ground was quick'n'dirty with PHP or slow'n'clean with Java. There was room for something quick'n'clean in the middle." The framework was launched on July 25, 2004, and it has been downloaded millions of times and used to build sites ranging from GitHub and Twitter to Shopify and Hulu. Hansson estimates there are between tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of Rails developers. Rails, however, has had to e...

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