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Is Ruby on Rails still a viable career option?
I'm close to finishing the Front-End track and I'm really excited to dive into a Back-End technology so that I can start developing my own web applications. There has been a lot of hype around Node.js and the MEAN stack, but I have also seen quite a few jobs for Ruby developers although it is not talked about nearly as much.
My question is, is it still a good idea to learn Ruby & Ruby on Rails as an aspiring web developer for a future career? Id love to hear some input from developers in the community. Thanks!
Martin Cornejo Saavedra18,132 Points