Why is Ruby on Rails more popular than Django?

Rick Johnson rantingrickjohnson at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 07:09:30 CET 2013


On Wednesday, March 6, 2013 8:58:12 PM UTC-6, rusi wrote:
> "Where there is choice there is no freedom"
> [snip link]
> 
> Python-for-web offered so much choice -- zope, django, turbogears,
> cherrypy, web.py etc etc -- that the newbie was completely drowned.
> With Ruby there is only one choice to make -- choose Ruby and rails
> follows.

Indeed! 

"Costco", a wholesale grocery chain, realized the same issue of consumers being drowned by multiplicity, and have been very successful by intelligently narrowing those choices for it's customer base.



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