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Quentin Grunenwald
Quentin Grunenwald
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 6,420 Points

Rails vs. Javascript Full-Stack Track

Hi guys,

I'm interested in building a website which would be running a web application that would basically include a voting system as well as some type of media (articles, youtube video, etc...). Although I have previous experience programming in HTML, CSS, Java, and Python, I was wondering whether to go more into Rails or learn full-stack Javascript in order to build this website as well as versatility in application for future projects.

Thanks and all the best,


1 Answer

jason chan
jason chan
31,008 Points

You can do that in Rails.

Javascript will be tad more difficult for those apps. Being that rails has lots of resources showing how to do those things with gems.

But javascript has tutorials on those too, but it's bit harder because you have to have strong command of angularjs. Which is beast on its own.