This article is offered as an introduction to Ruby on Rails for Java developers, offering some basic insight into the evolution of Ruby and Rails and its expanding role in enterprise application development
Ruby was designed to make you feel good. Even Rubyists who want to explain why Ruby makes them feel good often fail to mention that it was expressly designed for that exact purpose. Neal does this in his podcast.
I was searching for a framework that would allow me to create rich user interfaces that are very interactive and responsive and don’t load the server too much. After examining some favourite frameworks I’ve decided for a few that I’d like to try.