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Rocking with Rails Rumble


We are back to the normal work routine after enjoying (a rather exhausting) run on Rails Rumble. The challenge was to build a web application from scratch using Ruby On Rails, within 48 hours. Though we are still grasshoppers when it comes to the web app arena, we thought the experience gained by participating in such a challenge would help us in the long run. Besides, we had several concepts lying in our idea wallet for sometime, and this sounded like the perfect opportunity to get the ball rolling. Generally, our ideas emerge from real life problems we have, and so we knew that implementing one of them would at least scratch our own itch, and perhaps help a few others like us. We decided early on that the project we start should be sustainable beyond the rumble.

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