Thursday, March 23, 2006

Why is Ruby on Rails Hot?

Code Generation: The Real Lesson of Rails
Bill Venners
March 16, 2006

In an article introducing Ruby on Rails' Active Record, Bruce Tate suggests that Java could enjoy some of the benefits of Rails by taking a wrapping rather than a mapping approach to persistence. I think this misses the point. What Rails really demonstrates is the benefit of code generation.


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