Why would you use “Ruby on Rails” for a new React project?

Answer (1 of 3): Rails can be a very good platform for a React app. React apps generally interact with a server using RESTful requests with JSON bodies. A Rails app can be rapidly developed to support those requests. So the bootstrapping time for a new ap… Read more

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In the previous article we as a Ruby on Rails development company have already covered such great websites built with Ruby on Rails as Twitter, Basecamp, Kickstarter, Yammer, Slideshare, Zendesk and Bloomberg. Now is the time to uncover some more awesome ...

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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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Markdown Parsing in Ruby on Rails

I was recently built a simple Wiki app for work that required markdown parsing. To get this going I needed to use html-pipeline to parse the content of the articles and display markdown. First thing, this post assumes you have an Article model or some Po... (more…)

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Ruby on Rails: The Bad and Good Parts

In my previous article, I had a hard time trying to explain why I wanted to replace Rails with something else in the first place. This article is my attempt to write more specifically about what I dislike in Rails for the purpose of the single page applic... (more…)

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