Django vs Rails: Similarities and Differences

Django vs Rails: Similarities and Differences

June 21, 2018
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This article explains about the similarties and differences between 2 of most popular frameworks i.e Django and Rails. Django is a web framework for python while Rails is for Ruby.


Django is an open source web framework following an MVC pattern. It was released in 2005 by Adrian Holovaty and Simon Willison and named after the famous guitarist, Django Reinhardt. The aim of Django is to make web application development faster and create complex, database driven websites with ease. Famous applications built on Django are Instagram, BitBucket and Pinterest.

Rails is a web application framework and comes with everything required to create database-backed web applications in the MVC or Model-View-Controller pattern. Rails was released in 2008 by David Heinemeier Hansson and is known for powering up popular websites like Basecamp, Github, Fiverr and Airbnb.

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2 months, 4 weeks ago

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