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7 Reasons I Switched Back to PHP After 2 Years on Rails

“Back in January 2005, I announced on the
O’Reilly blog that I was going to completely
scrap over 100,000 lines of messy PHP code in my existing CD Baby
(cdbaby.com) website, and rewrite the entire thing in Rails, from
scratch.

I hired one of the best Rails programmers in the world (Jeremy
Kemper aka bitsweat), and we set off on this huge task with
intensity. The first few months showed good progress, and Jeremy
could not have been more amazing, twisting the deep inner guts of
Rails to make it do things it was never intended to do…”


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