Check out those concentric circles…
I don’t know why I didn’t give up sooner!
Laurel, Ray, Joe, and I rebuilt the consumer side of Jobster (including the search front end) using Ruby on Rails. Laurel kept telling the director of product development, Allan, that we could build features ten times faster if we were using Rails. He encouraged us to adopt it for the new Jobster consumer site. It has been a wonderful change over the mod_perl/Template Toolkit setup we used to have. In fact with our last release, we completely removed our dependence on mod_perl on our front-ends.