I hadn’t worked with a Rails application server since back when Mongrel was the cool thing. Boy, is Phusion Passenger (mod_rails) a wonderful surprise! It is exceedingly rare to see software have such clearly presented installation and support documentation. The installer executable is non-confusingly verbose, telling you what it’s checking for and precisely what to do to fix what’s broken. Bravo, Hongli Lai and Ninh Bui.
Their site design is nifty-looking, too.
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