Question

Need help deciding which platforms are right for my project.

Posted May 19, 2015 2.4k views
Ruby on Rails MongoDB Ubuntu MySQL Apache PHP API Ruby PHP Frameworks Applications

So I want to make web app that uses different apis. I want users to register on website and then use the app.

My questions:

Which framework/ programming language to use?

I think Ruby and Ruby on Rails is way to go, but since I don’t know anything about other options I am asking you here.

Which database to use to store users and configurations users made?

I think MongoDB is a good choice, then again I don’t know if Mongo is made for that type of databse.

Is there anything else I need to make this app?

Description of app:
It is a tracking app that pulls information from apis. Nothing too fancy :D. Users will need to login to those services (i.e. Facebook) so they can get information about their accounts. That’s basically it.

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

1 answer

Hey, whats up?

-

First of all: no exists the perfect solution to solve your problem.
Maybe if you choose ruby, in a few months you’ll need to change the system architecture to another more scalable language. Or not.

That’s a philosophical discussion, do you agree?
Ruby and rails can be a great choice, why?

  • You’ll be a fast developer.
  • Is scalable (with limitations).
  • Have a lot of people working with RoR and a huge support community.

This is a basic text, but can help you to clarify your mind;
http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/15-most-important-considerations-when-choosing-a-web-development-framework–net-8035

Submit an Answer