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Discussion on: My tech stack if I had to build an app today

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Ben Halpern

I've come to see the "losing popularity" thing as a feature and not a bug. Rails really blew up and was the new hotness for a long time. I think being old guard technology with a stable community that takes its time to make important choices and a BDFL who still really cares about developer UX. I'm glad that a lot of bootcamps are moving away from the stack because it was probably getting saturated, and teaching Rails is probably not the best way to teach good software practices.

Rails remains a great stack for being super productive on new projects.