26 Aug '12, 8am

Top Ruby Article: Rails: five year plan?:

My workplace is putting a tender out to a government body, hoping to secure some work for a big development happening soon. As part of the tender process, they asked us what is the five-year plan for the development of the Rails platform. Keeping in mind that 37Signals' approach to planning is "don't - it's all fiction anyway", we still had to provide them with an answer... and this is what I came up with. Asking for a five year plan is a question with a hidden assumption. What you *really* want to know is: am I going to get stuck with a dead duck? I think the nightmare scenario you're trying to avoid is that you'll get maybe 1-2 years down the line, have spent a lot of money on changing your system over to the new-fangled software, only for the Software Vendor to go bankrupt and leave you hanging in the air. Suddenly you lose any support if things go wrong. Bugs are found...

Full article: http://rubyglasses.blogspot.com/2012/08/rails-five-year-p...

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