You're basically building your own framework out of your own business requirements, sweet! :)
Yup, that's exactly it! And the entire framework is full open source BSD licenced on my GitHub account. The main issue is lack of documentation. This has been one of my main focuses this year and into next.
Good luck, after all that's how both Django and Rails started. They were frameworks used internally in companies
In 2019 we plan on experimentally standing up more instances of the underlying platform that powers dev.to (Emphasis on experimentally)
I'm really excited to see what could come out of extracting this very high-level, highly opinionated framework for building online community spaces.
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