Ruby on Rails brings Ruby to the web.
What is Ruby on Rails?
Ruby on Rails is an open source framework for creating web applications with the powerful Ruby Language. Ruby on rails emphasizes "Convention over Configuration" which means programmers only need to write code for areas of their application where it differs from the standard. This means less code, which leads to lower development times and higher maintainability.
Who is using Ruby on Rails?
Out of the Box
Ruby on Rails comes with a full suite of tools to construct and host a web application. Everything from scaffolding to generate some models and views, to WEBrick, a basic web server. Also included are packages to provide support for database access, e-mailing, cross-rails application communication, and lots more. Apart from the standard rails installation, thousands of plugins for Rails exist to extend its functionality.
How does Metal Toad use Ruby on Rails?
Metal Toad uses Ruby on Rails to create web apps rich in features. Rails allows us to create large and small projects alike with relative ease.