So far, it\’s RoR

Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, SVN, etc….

About

I started web app development in early 2007 and now doing it as my main gig more or less. Right now, I’m in deep with Ruby on Rails and other peripheral web development areas (MySQL, PostgreSQL, HTML, CSS). Hence, the name of the blog… so far, it’s just another RoR blog

I must admit that many of my posts are specific to Windows, which is the platform I develop on. The production environment is a different story.

To be honest, I really don’t like spending my spare time in front of a computer, but I’ve benefited quite a bit from the RoR (and open source in general) community including people like J.R. Bullington, Andy Smith, P.J. Davis, Enrique Delgado, Corey Baswell, David Lee and many others.. The RoR vibe is a good one and thought this would be a good way to give a little back to other developers or hobbyists that poke around the web.

Feel free to ask me any questions… I’d prefer that it be posted as a “comment” on a particular blog post so that everyone can see it. Also, feel free to IM me on my meebo.com widget on this blog.

2 Responses to “About”

  1. Yogi Yang said

    I am new to RoR but before I start seriously on this I would like to know a few things.
    1. Is it possible to use any other RDBMS like FireBird as currently we have a software for enterprise which is working on FB and are planning to convert it to web?
    2. Is RoR best for such conversion as we would like to exploite a lot of visual and GUI features?

    TIA

    Yogi Yang

  2. Chirag Patel said

    I don’t think Firebird is natively built in, but here’s a link to an adapter:
    http://wiki.rubyonrails.org/rails/pages/Firebird+Adapter

    Regarding your second question, I’m not sure what you mean. If you want to build cool visual and GUI on your web site, then RoR is not better or worse than other solutions. RoR does have script.aculo.us and Prototype wrappers which are easy to use and make things easier to integrate with Rails, so that may save you some time.

    Chirag

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