Thinking about starting a business? Have an idea that you want brought to life?
Starting a business or making a decision that can impact your entire future is a rather large and important choice to say the least. My partner, Daniel Rice and I decided to embark on paving our own path a few years ago and started our own business. This was not the first time for either my partner or I choose this path, but this is the first time we did it as a team and both succeeded in creating the business that we always wanted. One key difference this go around other than each of us having an additional decade of experience, was our utilization of Ruby on Rails. With this technology we are able to rapidly grow and scale our business as well as for our clients. Let’s talk about the five main reasons we decided to go after our dreams with Ruby on Rails.
As with any decision we make, there are always pros and cons. We primarily focused on why we choose Ruby on Rails, but ultimately you need to be able to look at your big picture and see what works for you.
Some potential drawbacks of RoR include:
At the end of the day, the decision is yours and it primarily depends on the wants and needs of the business you are in. For us, Ruby on Rails was a no brainer. We focus on building efficient, scalable and secure web applications and would not be able to do what we do with such ease without RoR.
What are your thoughts on programming languages? Have you build a startup?