What is Ruby on Rails?

ruby on rails

Ruby on Rails is a web application framework that supports the development of web applications and is written in Ruby under the MIT license.

Ruby is an object-oriented, general-purpose programming language. Rails is a model view controller framework that provides default structures for a database, a web service, and web pages.

Rails is designed to facilitate the use of web standards such as JSON, or XML for data transfer, and HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for display and user interfacing.

What can Ruby on Rails do?

Name of Technology:

Ruby on Rails

Year Introduced:


Invented by :

David Heinemeier Hansson

Open Source or Proprietary:

Open Source

Main technology category:

Programming Language



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