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Why Rails is still relevant for startups in 2021

chrismdp
November 08, 2021

Why Rails is still relevant for startups in 2021

With the rise of single page JavaScript apps, lo-code, and mobile-first, is Rails consigned to the legacy dustbin of frameworks last cool in 2008? The answer is emphatically “no” - Rails is as relevant as ever for startups in 2021. Chris will talk about how Rails has supercharged the early stage of his new startup, LollipopAI, and how Rails gave them quick experiments, good-enough domain modelling and tooling that just works.

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  1. Chris Parsons - 8th November 2021
    Why Rails is still relevant for
    startups in 2021

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  2. Lollipop
    A new way to shop

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  3. Lollipop
    A new way to shop
    “It went super
    smoothly and saved
    me time and
    headspace when I
    had literally none to
    spare”
    “I've been trialling
    Lollipop + absolutely
    love it. My biggest
    gripe in life is meal
    planning”
    “Had to self-isolate
    this week. Lollipop
    was a life-saver…
    Keep doing what
    you’re doing. 😊🥳”
    “Lightning fast shop
    for me this
    morning…”
    “Update: Our 11
    month old couldn’t
    get enough of this
    for dinner tonight”
    “Just done my 2nd
    Lollipop shop in
    record time…”

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  4. We’re hiring
    lollipopai.com/careers

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  5. Photo by CALIN STAN on Unsplash

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  6. Use the tool that works

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  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3PEiV8RbT8

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  8. Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash

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  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3PEiV8RbT8

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  10. Use the tool that works

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  11. 1. Today not tomorrow

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  12. Photo by Riccardo Annandale on Unsplash

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  13. Source: Henrik Kniberg

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  14. Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

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  15. Photo by Maksym Kaharlytskyi on Unsplash

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  16. Photo by Blaz Erzetic on Unsplash

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  17. Modal
    Search
    Page
    Replace
    Autocomplete
    Picker

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  18. Photo by Abyan Athif on Unsplash

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  19. 3. Think about scale later

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  20. Domain Layer
    Database
    View Layer
    🖥
    Domain Layer
    Database
    View Layer
    📱
    🖥
    API
    Domain Layer
    Database
    React?
    📱
    🖥
    API
    Flutter?

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  21. Domain Layer
    Database
    React?
    📱
    🖥
    API
    Flutter?
    🍩
    🍅
    🍲
    🍍
    🧻
    🥦
    ETL
    ??
    ML
    🤷

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  22. Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash

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  23. Image source: Codest

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  24. We’re hiring
    lollipopai.com/careers

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