Ruby on Rails: The Documentary

A new documentary came out last week, called Ruby on Rails: The Documentary. If you’re interested in watching it, here’s the video –

Such a fascinating story. I knew about 90% of it before watching it and even the 10% I didn’t know got me excited and happy.

At the 35:10 mark, Tobi said –

You know what’s harder to scale than performance of web servers? Finding foundational ideas that scale for 20 years and still feel good. That requires a level of foresight.

Tobias Lutke, Ruby on Rails: The Documentary

This is a brilliant insight. I love it.

I’m grateful to all the folks behind the framework. It literally earned me a livelihood.

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