Would you use Rails for a new company?
Jared Friedman from Scribd explains why he wouldn’t use Rails for a new company. His main reasons are: Ruby is slow — yup, even PHP with HHVM it’s faster Rails is static while others have caught up There are better new alternatives
The most complete localization data you’ll ever need
The Unicode Common Locale Data Repository it’s “the largest and most extensive repository of locale data available”, so it’s pretty much the perfect solution when you need information such as: Currency values, with ISO codes and visualization formats Dates and times patterns, including timezones List of “territories”, countries, continents, etc. with their corresponding languages, currencies…