There are close to 15 million unemployed people in the United States today. Here’s our advice to avoid becoming one of them: learn Ruby on Rails.
Rails has become the most popular framework for developing web applications, and people who know it are in serious demand. Take this item in a job posting, that is offering equity in a series A funded startup:
Our site is built in Rails with a MySQL database. Ideally, you’d have Rails experience; however, we are open to strong developers who would be excited to learn Rails.
People are so desperate for talented Rails developers that they will offer you a piece of their company to learn it on their dime.