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Flexible Rails: Flex 3 on Rails 2 by Peter Armstrong

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Chapter 1. Why are we here? Where are we going?

HTML sucks all the joy out of programming for me

HTML+CSS, that is

I’m so glad I don’t have to do the design work for our apps

I’m trying to design a simple form and I’m hating life

It’s seriously making me want to not work on this anymore

...

html makes it so easy to write forms that look like crap and SO HARD to write forms that look nice that’s so backwards

Jamis Buck, Signal vs. Noise [Fly on the Wall], July 17, 2007[1]

1http://www.37signals.com/svn/posts/495-fly-on-the-wall-paying-attention-to-users-mow-the-lawn-vs-cut-the-grass-chowder-html-forms.

There is a lot of hype these days around Flex and Rails. I’ll try my hand at it for a few paragraphs, too.

Ruby on Rails, or just Rails for ...

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