Popular things in culture sure do take the brunt of distain for nah sayers. In the last six months it seems like the number of tweets and conversations about Ruby on Rails downfalls for outweigh the benefits. My co-worker at FanChatter has indicated the framework may only good for prototyping – then why not use Sinatra. These are the common arguments: – No Documentation – Too Slow/impossible to scale – Hard to get started People who make these arguments are either new to web development (which they would have the same complaint with anything), comfortable using a different framework (Django, Zend, .NET), or build projects with 10 million users in mind when realistically they’ll have thousands. Rails is hard to[…]