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Ruby on Rails (RoR) is one of the best solutions for a web-based ecommerce project. There are two quality open-source ecommerce platforms you can use with RoR – Solidus and Spree Commerce. Both will help you build customized, scalable, and performant products fast. However, there are some critical differences between the two. I'll discuss them in this article and will show you why, at Netguru, we tend to lean towards Solidus.
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We Asked the Industry: "Is Ruby on Rails Dead?"

I came across some pretty cool stats that got me thinking. After reading our recent roundup of the top 34 companies using Ruby in 2019 the common theme of ‘based in San Francisco’ was pretty obvious. So I did a bit of searching – did you know the highest amount of open developer positions in the Bay Area was for ‘Rails’? (1066 positions). That was in 2018. Today, the number is even bigger: 1,334.
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E-commerce is a rapidly growing opportunity the world over. When it comes to start selling online, you need to make sure that you choose the best e-commerce system that will suit your business needs.
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So you’ve decided to learn Ruby? Great to hear! It’s always a pleasure to introduce another person into the Ruby community.
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Refactoring essentially means improving your existing code without changing its functionality. It’s all about code quality and optimisation – not product redesign. Users never see the changes. So why do it? Because ultimately, refactoring can prevent your app from generating huge upkeep costs and save you money – making your business more successful.
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At some point, you will have to decide where to host your amazing RoR application. Choosing between dozens of excellent hosting providers might not be so easy as each provider has its own trade-offs in terms of price, deployment / configuration flexibility, and scalability to name a few. To make your choice easier, we have compared five major RoR hosting providers – depending on your application requirements and budget you can make the right choice about where to host your application. 
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Ruby on Rails provides an excellent development ecosystem for building high performing web applications. It’s fast, reliable and supported by a massive community of talented Ruby on Rails developers –  we have leveraged this technology in most of our web development projects giving our clients the best solutions on the market.  But we’re not the only company using RoR – Airbnb, GitHub, SlideShare, Dribbble, Bloomberg, CrunchBase, and Shopify (to name a few) have also trusted Ruby on Rails and used it in their applications. Here is our roundup of the top 34 companies using Ruby on Rails in 2019.
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Machine Learning is a trending field of Computer Science turning computer’s computations into usable data and giving a number of unique opportunities. It’s rapidly gaining in popularity – it’s common in modern web application as well as in services such as Netflix, Spotify, Amazon and Facebook. Machine Learning is a good solution for apps based on recommendations or some kind of predictions. If you want to build this kind of app you will need an efficient backend technology to support it – is Ruby on Rails the right choice?
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Ruby on Rails and Django are both perfect frameworks for web development  – but how do you choose one over the other? The things that they have in common range from programming language similarities (Ruby for Rails and Python for Django), both are object-oriented and dynamically-typed and their performance, which is specific for each project. If you are trying to decide between the two, both Django and Rails are great choices – here are some things to consider that will help you make the right choice.
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You are about to learn everything you need to know about building software fast using Ruby on Rails. Lead time (in terms of Lean Management) is a crucial KPI which might decide if a startup succeeds or not. Audience feedback and the first revenue (however low) is essential for new companies – creating a prototype which allows validating your idea quickly is crucial. This enables you to take the right direction for further development. That’s why the speed of software development is really important – less time spent on coding means a faster user feedback cycle and smaller development costs. 
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