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Robby Russell 🐘🚂 for Planet Argon

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Insights: 2018 Ruby on Rails Community Survey

We recently published the final results from our semi-biennial survey that we've been conducting for nearly a decade. Over 2,000 Rails developers responded from 72 different countries across the globe. We posted a collection of articles about a few of the results that caught our attention:

In addition, I've prepared a short video presentation to talk through further data points that were a bit surprising…while injecting my take on what might be contributing to them.

Are Rails developers keeping their apps updated? Is Ruby on Rails attracting new developers? What RubyGems are keeping developers awake at night? …is Ruby on Rails dying?

If you're interested in learning more about the state (and history) of the Ruby on Rails community - visit

What were you most surprised to learn about in this year's survey results?

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