[thelist] Ruby on Rails: why?

Fred Jones fredthejonester at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 12:17:31 CST 2007

Joel D Canfield wrote:
>> Definitely, definitely take a look at using MVC frameworks if 
>> you spend any time building data-driven applications. The 
>> investment in time getting familiar with the MVC way of 
>> 'doing things' will be paid off many times over.
>> My 3c :)
> Wow. Paul, you get my 'helpful post of the day' award.
> *If* I decide to continue with any kind of coding instead of tossing it
> over for business analysis/consultancy/public speaking, I'll spend the
> time to love an MVC framework. Your post whacks so much of what I'm
> bugged about when I'm coding.

There is no question about this. If I was to code from scratch a web 
app, I wouldn't even consider anything but CakePHP.

MVC is to programmers what GUI is to laymen.



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