I work for a company located in Madison, WI and we’re looking at
replacing a pre-Struts J2EE ecommerce app with Rails. 've been
using Rails with pleasure for the last year on several supporting
applications, and I have everyone else convinced that it’s at least
worth investigating. The developer team has a few experienced Java
developers who are intrigued by the productivity claims, but have
We’d love to get together with folks who are doing Rails locally, to
chat about the ups and downs of using Rails as a framework and how it
compares with the latest Java dev patterns.
If anybody in the area has any interest in an informal evening out,
perhaps leading to a Ruby and/or Rails user group in the Madison, WI
area, please email me. Anyone with significant, modestly complex
ecommerce Rails dev experience, let me know, too–we may be looking
to contract with a mentor or architect in the near future.
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