Ben Hammersley was debating with himself in public whether to dive into Ruby on Rails or stay with his trusty Perls and pick up on Maypole:
Should I learn Perl with Maypole, or Ruby on Rails? Perl I know, Ruby I don’t; Maypole seems a bit under the radar, Rails is hot hot hot; Perl has shedloads of modules to give other really useful features, Ruby has less.
I offered my always impartial and objective advice that perhaps Ruby on Rails would open his mind more. Learning a new language and all. Hammersley responded:
I’m inclined to go with his sage advice and learn a new language as well. And a new version came out this morning, too. That’s it. I’m sold.
Welcome on board, Ben!