Projects Ruby on Rails is better for? Tips from a RoR Tech Lead

1. The history and creation of the Ruby language and Ruby on Rails framework

1.1 What’s the purpose of Ruby and Ruby on Rails?

1.2 What are some other Ruby frameworks?

2. What is the secret of Ruby and Ruby on Rails success?

2.1 Why is it still popular?

2.2 Ruby on Rails Success Stories

  • Shopify Shopify is a complex web application built on RoR that allows users to create online stores. Shopify has over 500,000 users and is constantly adding new features to its platform.
  • Github, a platform for developers that value open-source software, was recently purchased by Microsoft. Ruby on Rails is the base of Github’s code repository. Github’s success shows Rails can sustain fast-growing enterprises with large user bases.
  • Airbnb Rails enabled this lodging platform’s rapid expansion by ensuring its flexibility and scalability. It also allowed fast development to create space for additional features introduced by Airbnb throughout its ongoing growth.

2. Limitations that come with Ruby on Rails

  • Ruby is not the quickest programming language compared to the benchmarks of other languages, but it can do miracles when used in conjunction with Rails.
  • Ruby on Rails cannot manage a billion requests per second, but most applications do not need that. Rails, on the other hand, is highly scalable. Twitter, for example, abandoned RoR for internal reasons. But look at Kickstarter, Groupon, and Airbnb — all run smoothly and built with Rails.
  • Because of the higher entry barrier, there are fewer Ruby on Rails developers than PHP and its frameworks, and most programmers come to Ruby after a few years of other languages. However, it is important to note that skilled developers are in short supply across all technologies.
  • Because of the limited number of low-skilled programmers who would use this technology, there aren’t many inexpensive Ruby on Rails developers to choose from. Beginners usually practice on something less difficult, so skilled RoR developers come at a higher price. The average hourly rate for a Ruby on Rails developer in North America is $81 to $100, according to Arc.

3. As a company with 10 years of experience in Ruby on Rails specialization, we recommend it for the following projects:

  1. E-commerce. It is the selling and purchasing of products and services via the internet, so the needs of each online store can vary greatly. E-commerce websites and applications, like Shopify, with complex filters, selection modules, and connections with third-party systems are an excellent fit for RoR.
  2. Cloud Software. Due to its scalability, cloud software, or software that is hosted and delivered online, that handles many complex queries is a great fit for Ruby on Rails development.
  3. SaaS. With Ruby on Rails, teams can build more secure and resilient SaaS products quicker. “Software as a Service” applications are apps that are delivered as a service over the Internet, which eliminates the need to install and maintain software.
  4. Atypical or non-standard projects that are technically challenging to complete are a good fit for Ruby on Rails because of its infrastructure and ability to add custom features to the open-source framework.
  5. Exchange and trading platforms allow users to trade money and cryptocurrencies for other assets. Because of the built-in security features, RoR is a great tool for this type of project.
  6. News portals and digital publication platforms work well with Ruby on Rails because of its ability to handle high traffic.
  7. Social networks sites have a high-traffic demand, making them an excellent Ruby on Rails project.
  8. Streaming and media platforms such as Twitch, Netflix, and Hulu all use Ruby on Rails. Because of the technology these platforms are scalable and run smoothly.
  9. HIPPA compliant platforms. Ruby on Rails is a great tool for HIPPA compliant platforms because of its security and ability to handle robust features. Healthify and Mediprocity is an example of this type of product.

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