No More Hustleporn: If you were building a new web app/SaaS in 2023, what would your tech stack be?
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If you were building a new web app/SaaS in 2023, what would your tech stack be?
? Fancy new JS framework? What database setup would you use? Where would you host it?)
Personally, I'm still on team "full stack web dev" (Laravel, Rails).
Most indie SaaS these days are still being built on mature web frameworks:
If I was in charge of PR for Rails/Laravel, I'd focus on getting more young people to learn these frameworks.
- Make it easier to get started
- Make it more fun (sample projects)
- Get it into more bootcamps
and I chatted about this here:
"What would you use to build a new web app in 2023?"
Next.JS, Laravel, and Rails each constitute about 25% of responses to this thread.
According to Google Trends,
is picking up steam, but
is the king.
Poor Rails 😭
Overall search volume might be down, but actual usage is strong.
Lots of new SaaS companies in the 5 years have used Rails.
also using Rails 7 ;)