[Baypiggies] Rails for Django folks?

Dirk Bergstrom dirk at otisbean.com
Fri Apr 1 22:28:06 CEST 2011

At Fri, 1 Apr 2011 12:15:58 -0700,Shannon -jj Behrens wrote:
> >> I'm starting a new job next week and they have some existing Rails apps
> >> I'll need to support.  From their descriptions[1] I'll probably end up
> >> rewriting them in Python/Django,
> I hate to admit this, but I prefer Rails over Django.  Read "Agile Web
> Development With Rails" and don't bother porting.

It's probably indicative of a crucial lack of seriousness as a
programmer, but I'm just not excited about learning a new language
ecosystem right now (and if I was, it'd be Clojure or Erlang, not
Ruby).  I've got enough on my plate trying to learn an entirely new

In the mean time, I'm 5/6 of the way through _Why's "Poignant Guide",
having already gone through "Ruby in 20 Minutes".  That should be
enough to let me work with the existing code while I decide what to do
with it.


      Dirk Bergstrom           krid at otisbean.com

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