For smart people with non-IT backgrounds: If you want to understand Ruby on Rails, this article is for you. Of course, only disciplined practice will turn a novice into an expert. This piece will make a novice conversant.

Why Ruby on Rails?

Ruby on Rails helps developers write better web apps in less time with fewer errors. Time is money. Businesses measure results in currency. Rails enables developers to deliver.

Ruby: The Language

Ruby on Rails consists of two main components: A programming language called Ruby, and a Web development framework called Rails. It is customary to refer to “Ruby on Rails” as simply “Rails.”

Ruby is…

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