- Active Record, i.e., automatic database↔application object mapping, & migrations
- Action Cable, i.e., websocket pub/sub so all your tabs/devices know when one of them changed something
Rolling either yourself is a big risk. Sequelize and Diesel (in Node and Rust) seem like great Active Records. Now looking for Action Cables in those languages.
Picking a language with these to learn.
I'm also a little bit curious about Turbolinks and Stimulus.js via Basecamp and Rails.
Like, server rendering is coming back but I don't like it because what, did offline-first never happen? Did Ink and Switch not publish a brilliant essay called "Local first" https://www.inkandswitch.com/local-first.html ?
https://ihp.digitallyinduced.com/ looks like a great new Rails thing, and that article alludes to this movement back to the server.
I can't be having with it.
@22 last time I did elixir phoenix at work (2016) it felt a lot more rough than rails did
love to have a reason to get back into it, but one hasn’t happened yet :/
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