Don't be hesitate. Ruby on Rails is popular among startups, because of its development speed. And there is also a great community formed around the technology.
By now I've come to the conclusion that I hate Laravel because the User model is baked into everything -- from the core services to third-party packages. That, and the PHP syntax, which is highly offputting, are my major complaints. :( Is the User model (or something similar) an invasive must in Rails?
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