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Ruby is a great language for web development – it’s already solid on its own, but gets even better with Ruby on Rails – a great framework that had a major influence on the way web apps are developed.  Still, life goes on and the whole tech industry keeps moving forward. New languages are invented, new frameworks are created and different architectures gain popularity. The Ruby community is looking towards Elixir, a language based on the Erlang VM – and the language that helped WhatsApp build their product. As an app owner you’re probably wondering which language to choose for your new project. This article will explain the pros and cons of both Ruby and Elixir.
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In spring 2019 the version 6.0 will arrive. It triggered a reflection on the direction of Rails. The sixth version is on the horizon with changes that are exciting but also safe for business – a lot has changed since version 1.0. Version 1.0 was released in December 2005. The Rails core team is aligned with the business needs on the market better than ever. What does it mean in practice and what does it mean for the future of creating digital products?
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If you’re following the trends in Ruby on Rails, you’ve probably heard the word ‘service’ a few times, or perhaps even encountered it in code that lives in the app/services directory. In this post I’ll try to clarify what a service is, when it’s useful, and the different kinds of services I’ve used previously.
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Ruby Brief #52: GraphQL, ReDoS, Bots and Assets

Hello and welcome to Ruby Brief #52! We’ve found some great articles for you this month. We hope you’ll like it!
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Rising Sun Energy Center is a non-profit organization based in Berkeley, California that runs programs addressing climate change and reducing unemployment. The company were looking for a Ruby on Rails development company to help them update and improve an application managing one of their key programs: the Green HouseCall service.
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Ruby Brief #51: Bugs, Blockchain and the Strategy Pattern

Hello and welcome to the 51st issue of Ruby Brief. We’ve got more links than usual – looks like December 2017 was a very productive month for the Ruby community. Read on! 
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Ruby Brief #50: Habits, Euruko and Interactors

Here it is! The 50th edition of Ruby Brief, delivered right before Christmas. Once again, we’ve found some gems from all around the net just for you. Have a good read!
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Ruby Brief #49: Faktory, Lucky and Banking

Hello and welcome to another Ruby Brief. This month, we’ve got some shiny new things for you to check out, along with a few topics to make you think about the architecture of your apps. Read on!
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Ruby Brief #48: Behemoths, Blockchains and Love Stories

Hello and welcome to another Ruby Brief. I’ve found some more interesting stuff for you today. With a pretty wide selection of topics, I hope everyone will find something for him/herself!
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Implementing Stripe in Ruby on Rails - PayPal Comparison

What are the main characteristics of a good payment processor? It’s simple to implement, easy to test, fast, secure, and covers a wide range of payment options. Stripe might not have the widest reach in terms of the number of countries, but with all the other characteristics it stands out against the competition. It also offers an excellent omni-channel payment experience with a smooth user onboarding. PayPal still holds 75 percent of the market, but with Stripe’s growing popularity, it’s worth considering the latter. It might not be as well-known as PayPal, but outstrips it in many respects.
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Currently, more and more applications have dynamic content. Users expect apps to be engaging, responsive and fast. If you want to live up to these expectations you will need a proven technology on the backend with interactive framework on the frontend. Otherwise, users might get discouraged from using your app and move to a competitor. Having tested many combinations we’ve found a great solution for quick development of dynamic applications. What’s our secret?
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Hello and welcome to another Ruby Brief! This time, we will share with you the new update to Rails itself, resources to learn more about data science and machine learning (in Ruby, of course!), and a few more interesting projects. Have a good read!
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Selecting a technology in which you will develop a web app is a challenge that every product or business owner has to face. If you make the right choice, it will give you a solid base for growth and expansion. If you choose wrong though, it may cost you an arm and a leg.
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Node.js and Ruby on Rails (RoR) are two popular server-side solutions for web application development. Despite the fact that both environments can manage apps of any complexity they are built around different concepts and architectures. Let's take a look your options: 
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Ruby Brief #46 - Japanese Community, Shopify, GitItBack

Did you know about the strong Ruby community in Japan? They even have a governmental sponsorship. Read about how Ruby development in Japan is different, the story of Shopify’s Rails 5 update, GitItBack – the first platform for tracking GitHub community contributions, and more.
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Ruby Brief #45 - Standard Gems, RailsConf '17, Serverless

Welcome to the 45th edition of Ruby Brief – your monthly selection of best news, tips and trends from the Ruby world. Enjoy!
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Julia Hatton, Director of Youth Programs at Rising Sun Energy Center, a non-profit working to empower individuals to achieve environmental and economic sustainability for themselves and their communities.
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Welcome to the 44th edition of Ruby Brief, your monthly selection of best news, tips and trends from the Ruby world. Enjoy!
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Welcome to the April’s issue of Ruby Brief. March has brought us some good content to explore, so let’s get straight to it!
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Ruby Brief #42 - Phoenix, Webpack, AWS and Security

Welcome to 42nd Ruby Brief! We’ve made some improvements, and from now on, you can also read us on our website with RSS support.
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