Friday, August 24, 2007

Ruby On Rails

So, I have been playing around with Rails for a few weeks now and I must say that this is probably the happiest I have ever been. Writing simple clean code that just makes sense and works is awesome! Models that have the data access in them, awesome! Controllers that just control and map to a view, awesome! I could go on and on and on about how much I love this language. Java is solid, but Rails is easy, fast and simple. I could write about something in particular, but at this point in time there isn't much that I could say that someone else hasn't said.

I need to start looking into the unit testing side of things for Rails. I know that there is some info on Ruby unit testing in the pickaxe book and there is some testing info in the agile web dev book ( both from pragmatic programmers ). These are some of the best books ever. I must say that everything that I have read that has 'David Thomas' on the cover has been just awesome.

If there is anyone reading this, which at this point there is no one, feel free to comment on this topic.

Also, if you are writing a fB app like everyone else in the world and are using Rails you have to check out rFacebook. Seriously, this makes the whole process of getting up and running, writing a facebook app stupid simple... a couple of lines of code and kablammo! you are off to the races... Start writing the next stupid app that gets bought by some big corporation for millions only because they aren't agile enough to write their own!!!!! Crazy! Seriously!

Go write some code... OUT!