Top 15 sites built with Ruby on Rails

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Ruby on Rails is a popular web application framework whose popularity has increased dramatically over the years for the ease it offers to the developers to construct a fully functional website at the speed of light. Be it a start-up or a large organization, the platform accelerating faster execution is applauded by all.in this article I will take you through the top 15 sites built with Ruby on Rails.

1. Twitter

No introduction is needed for this super popular web application. Yes, the site was originally designed on Ruby on Rails but shifted to a different platform when the customer base became overwhelming.

2. CrunchBase

A leading resource for the start-up community, CrunchBase offers a free database of technology companies, people and even investors.

3. Bloomberg

Bloomberg founded in 1981 is possibly one of the biggest corporations using Ruby on Rails employing more than 15000 employees globally.

4. SoundCloud

This is a social sound platform where users can register, create sounds and share them everywhere. It’s emerging as a strong player in the market ruled by iTunes and Google play.

5. Zendesk

Zendesk seamlessly integrates the customer facing front end with the back-end help-desk in a SaaS based model.

6. Shopify

A site that lets its customers create their own online store has raised over $122 million in funding and is growing very strong. You can manage your store, accept credit cards and do a lot more with this.

7. Groupon

A global leader of local commerce, the company raised a whopping $12 Billion in its IPO. You can find just about anything in this deals marketplace.

8. Airbnb

Again a portal launched in 2008, Airbnb lets people list their free space for short stay. The company has so far raised over $300 million in total from different rounds of funding.

9. Github

Consider Github as a social network for programmers.It has evolved as a leader of code sharing network.

10. Bleacher Report

The site is creating ripples in the US sport industry and with over $40 million in funding; it will surely making a dent in the space dominated by ESPN and Yahoo Sports.

11. Square

The company founded in 2008 by the co-founder of Twitter is making eCommerce easy for everyone. The total funding accumulated so far is around $341 million.

12. Indiegogo

With a phenomenal growth trajectory, Indiegogo has raised over $55 million in funding. The crowd-funded platform which was found in 2008 is competing with popular crowd funding platforms.

13. Heroku

Heroku is a leading cloud platform that provides service of supporting various programming language.

14. Hulu

It is an online video store that monitises through ad supported subscription service ‘Hulu Plus’ and by connecting through various destination sites online.

15. SlideShare

Slideshare is a useful platform for receiving valuable information on interesting topics in the form of easy-to-read slides. The service became so popular that LinkedIn acquired it at $119 million.

This is just a peek at the success of Ruby on Rails as a language and framework.

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