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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
  2. Lollipop A new way to shop

  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…”
  4. We’re hiring lollipopai.com/careers

  5. Photo by CALIN STAN on Unsplash

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  8. Use the tool that works

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

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  11. Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash

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

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  15. Use the tool that works

  16. 1. Today not tomorrow

  17. Photo by Riccardo Annandale on Unsplash

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  20. Source: Henrik Kniberg

  21. Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

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  24. 2. Tooling

  25. Photo by Maksym Kaharlytskyi on Unsplash

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  28. Photo by Blaz Erzetic on Unsplash

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  30. Modal Search Page Replace Autocomplete Picker

  31. Photo by Abyan Athif on Unsplash

  32. 3. Think about scale later

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  34. Domain Layer Database View Layer 🖥 Domain Layer Database View

    Layer 📱 🖥 API Domain Layer Database React? 📱 🖥 API Flutter?
  35. Domain Layer Database React? 📱 🖥 API Flutter? 🍩 🍅

    🍲 🍍 🧻 🥦 ETL ?? ML 🤷
  36. Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash

  37. Image source: Codest

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  39. We’re hiring lollipopai.com/careers