As many of you know, Unfuddle has been a primarily Ruby shop for the past ten years. We love Ruby. And it has served us exceptionally well.
However, in the past year, we have really gotten interested in the idea of realtime collaborative interfaces. AgilePad was our first attempt at this. Though we were very attached to Ruby, we began to venture out of the ecosystem to test the state-of-the-art in other development communities. For example AgilePad was built on NodeJS, Angular and Firebase.
For a few of our other side projects, we chose to use Meteor. And we have fallen in love. Here are just a few of the reasons why.