Jeff Atwood shares his thoughts on why he chose Ruby over .NET when building Discourse (a 100% open source project).

Like any pragmatic programmer, I pick the appropriate tool for the job at hand. And as much as I may love .NET, it would be an extraordinarily poor choice for an 100% open source project like Discourse. Why? Three reasons, mainly …

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And if you haven’t yet check out Discourse on GitHub and this thread on Hacker News.


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