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Your best Project

What is you personal best app/project you have made.
I'm just trying to figure out how far I can go in Ruby.
Suggestions are very welcome thank you <3

Comments

Re: Your best Project

By Mathew S. at 11/26/2011 - 14:40

Thats what I don't get how and what do I do with rails I would like to
know if I can make a program like a music player like Pandora? Still
unclear about it all

Re: Your best Project

By Dave Aronson at 11/26/2011 - 15:19

Oh! There is a better place to ask about Rails things, the
rubyonrails-talk Google group, at
<a href="http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-talk/" title="http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-talk/">http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-talk/</a>. Meanwhile, to give
you a taste of what Rails can do, check out these lists of well known
sites built with RoR:

<a href="http://www.setfiremedia.com/blog/50-of-the-best-websites-developed-using-ruby-on-rails" title="http://www.setfiremedia.com/blog/50-of-the-best-websites-developed-using-ruby-on-rails">http://www.setfiremedia.com/blog/50-of-the-best-websites-developed-using...</a>
<a href="http://rubyonrails.org/applications" title="http://rubyonrails.org/applications">http://rubyonrails.org/applications</a>
<a href="http://www.softwaredeveloper.com/features/best-ruby-on-rails-061307/" title="http://www.softwaredeveloper.com/features/best-ruby-on-rails-061307/">http://www.softwaredeveloper.com/features/best-ruby-on-rails-061307/</a>

If Rails can power Hulu, it can certainly power Pandora. Any web site
you can imagine, you can *probably* do with Rails -- though if you get
huge amounts of traffic, there may be better solutions for
scalability.

-Dave

Re: Your best Project

By Dave Aronson at 11/26/2011 - 14:03

In Rails, the best one I've put out for public use would be The
Decider (<a href="http://thedecider.heroku.com/" title="http://thedecider.heroku.com/">http://thedecider.heroku.com/</a>). Without Rails, I haven't
done much I can show, other than Conway's Game of Life with the twist
that it will work in any positive number of dimensions (see my Github
profile at <a href="http://github.com/davearonson" title="http://github.com/davearonson">http://github.com/davearonson</a> for two versions), and a
bunch of katas (at <a href="http://www.codosaur.us" title="http://www.codosaur.us">http://www.codosaur.us</a>) just for practice.

But mind you, I'm still pretty much an "advanced beginner". These are
illustrations of what an advanced beginner can do, and the gurus here
will doubtless have much more impressive projects they can show you.

As far as you want. There are many well-known web sites running on
Rails, and other Ruby-based web frameworks. Anybody know any famous
things running Ruby behind the scenes, but without a Ruby web front
end?

-Dave