Codemy V2 and is Rails still Relevant? - Lab Report [006]

We walk you through the new Codemy.net site and discuss the controversial topic of is Ruby on Rails dying in 2018?

The short version of the answer is no rails is not dying, in fact it's more relevant now than ever. Watch the video to see why we think so.

Should you Learn Rails in 2018?

There are so many choices when it comes to starting web development in 2018. I've personally journeyed out of the comforts of rails into the react js and elixir world. I share my thoughts on why Rails is still one of the best starting point for new web developers. Here are a few key takeaways.

  • Introduces new developers to best practices seamlessly
  • Slowly exposes advanced concepts to new comers
  • Make sure developers are up-to-date with security best practices
  • Focuses on developer happiness and productivity
Check out our Rails Foundation series to get started. Check out the first episode!