An often asked question is: “What framework should we use to develop our web app?” Choosing a technology, which will be used to develop a web app, is a challenge that every product or business owner has to face. Most importantly, if you make the right choice, it will make your fortune. If you choose wrong, however, it may cost you an arm and a leg.

Ruby on Rails (RoR) is a popular web framework for web application development built on the Ruby programming language. As a full-fledged web framework, RoR offers many components of a successful web project, such as an ORM (Object Relational Mapping) system for business data and logic, routing, and application management out of the box. Even for startups, various aspects of Ruby on Rails make it the first choice of framework to develop their ideas. To know more about this, you can have a look here.

We have done some research on Ruby on Rails and want to share some findings with you. You will be surprised to find that many of your favorite sites are built with this framework, that too of a great variety of functions. You will find jobs, education, fun, music, sports, traveling, photography and what not! So, let’s check out some of the amazing sites that use the very elegant and very in-demand Ruby on Rails.

  1. Airbnb

Unforgettable trips start with Airbnb. It operates an online marketplace and hospitality service which is accessible via its websites and mobile apps. The members can find adventures nearby or in faraway places and access unique homes, experiences, and places around the world.

Apps Made with Ruby | airbnb | Nascenia

2. 500px

A global photography network and app where over 15 million creatives discover and share incredible photos, gain meaningful exposure, test their work, and earn money through licensing and brand partnership opportunities.

Apps Made with Ruby | 500px

    3. Dribbble

This is an online community for showcasing user-made artwork, which functions as a self-promotion and networking platform for graphic design, web design, illustration, photography, and other creative areas.

Apps Made with Ruby | Dribbble | Nascenia

    4. Twitter

Through this online news and social networking service, users post and interact with messages known as “tweets” – from breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics. 

Apps Made with Ruby | Twitter | Nascenia

    5. Fiverr

world’s largest freelance services marketplace for lean entrepreneurs to focus on growth & create a successful business at affordable costs.

Apps Made with Ruby | Fiverr | Nascenia

    6. SlideShare

LinkedIn SlideShare, world’s largest professional content sharing community, hosts service for professional contents including presentations, infographics, documents, and videos. Users can upload files privately or publicly in PowerPoint, Word, PDF, or OpenDocument format.

Apps Made with Ruby | SlideShare | Nascenia
7. Shopify

This widely used eCommerce solution uses RoR to accelerate web store development. It has made life easier by catering everything you need to sell online, on social media, or in person.

Apps Made with Ruby | Shopify | Nascenia

    8. Scribd

This Ruby on Rails site helps the world to read, discover and share. It is a digital library, e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles. Scribd hosts 60 million documents on its open publishing platform.

Apps Made with Ruby | Scribd | Nascenia

    9. Github

It brings the world’s largest community of developers together to discover, share, and build better software.

Apps Made with Ruby | github | Nascenia

    10. Goodreads

This website allows individuals to freely search its database of books, annotations, and reviews. You will get a chance to know your friends – discussing their favorite or least favorite books.

Apps Made with Ruby | Goodreads | Nascenia

So, what do you think now? Would you consider Ruby on Rails as a framework for your next project? Or you would prefer any other! We would love to hear your opinion in the comment box below.  

Published On: November 8th, 2018 / Categories: Blog, Career tips, Ruby on Rails, Technology /