Why I need to use Ruby on Rails in my startup

It’s widely known that Ruby on Rails has become an extremely popular web framework for many online businesses. Twitter, GitHub, GoodReads, Groupon, Hulu and so many more services are using Ruby on Rails nowadays.

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Why is Ruby on Rails’ default_scope bad?

A pretty popular opinion in the Ruby on Rails community is that default_scopes should not be used for any reason. However, often it's not fully explained why default_scopes are harmful to applications. Default Scopes are harmful because they are unexpecte... (more…)

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Connecting to Snowflake with Ruby on Rails

At Localytics, one of the tools we use for data processing is the Snowflake data warehouse. We connect to Snowflake in a couple different ways, but our main data retrieval application is a Ruby on Rails API. To accomplish this we use a combination of unix... (more…)

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