A Rails/Django Comparison

By Alan Green and Ben Askins.

Published by The Open Source Developers' Conference Papers

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Django and Rails, competing for web developer’s hearts and minds in a dynamic, sixty minute showdown, with just one winner.

Keywords: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Rails, Python, Django, Shootout, Comparison, Web development, Web frameworks

Article: Electronic (PDF File; 195.366KB). Published by The Open Source Developers' Conference Papers.

Alan Green

Alan works for Cirrus Technologies Pty Ltd, where he builds Java software for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. Java pays the bills, but Python keeps me sane.

Ben Askins

Ben has been employed as a software developer since leaving school in 1989. He's currently working for Sterland Computing on the Central Coast of NSW where he develops ERP software for the building supplies industry using Progress Software's 4GL. Ben is also a director of a startup company developing family focused web-based software using Ruby on Rails. This is Ben's first foray into using an open source development framework and so far he's loving it.