Life Outside Rails

Life Outside Rails

A very quick talk I gave to the Belfast Ruby Group on the 6th May 2014. Life outside Rails.

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Stephen McCullough

May 06, 2014
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  1. LIFE OUTSIDE RAILS Created by / Stephen McCullough @swmcc

  2. NOT ANTI RAILS This isn't an anti rails talk. I

    just think there is more to Ruby than just rails.
  3. WHAT COMES TO MIND THEN?

  4. SINATRA

  5. PADRINO

  6. JEKYLL

  7. GRAPE

  8. CUBA

  9. CAMPING

  10. WHAT, NO FRAMEWORKS?

  11. WHAT IF I TOLD YOU THAT... You don't have to

    use a fecking framework!
  12. WHAT I USE RUBY FOR CSV Parser Task management Static

    Generator ActiveRecord Building libs for a legacy system
  13. I ALSO USE RUBY FOR... Prototyping (jekyll) API Creation (grape)

    Sys Admin scripts
  14. I ONLY USE RAILS When I have a clear defention

    of success My other team members are happy with the choice Convention over configuration makes sense New code base
  15. IS THERE MUCH SENSE IN NOT USING RAILS? No (simples)

  16. THE END BY STEPHEN MCCULLOUGH / SWM.CC