Open Source and Rails with Aaron Patterson
“I have a really fun time being in open source, and I want other people in the community to feel the same way as well. Programming isn’t just my job – its also my hobby.”
- What is it about Ruby on Rails that motivates you to contribute so much to the project?
- How was Rails different from the frameworks you had used previously?
- What impact has Rails had on the world of software development?
- Why is working on open source projects more emotionally rewarding for you?
- Is the Rails OSS community unique when compared to other open source projects?
- Are you also in agreement that the tradeoff in performance for developer ergonomics is a crucial reason for ruby and rails’ success?
- Why is blogging a good complement to the other work you do in the community?
- What is the future of Ruby on Rails?