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No. With that stack you can build business and make money. Not a toy app.

That being said, if you were doing a toy app then you would take out PG. You don't need all the dev gems they just make your life easier / faster startup. If you come from php then you like to make your life hard, so webconsole and byebug are out. Your doing a toy app so you don't need turbolinks, coffescript, or Sass. It's a toy so what does it matter if a person downloads 3MB of javascript. Take out uglifier. You're not doing an API so jbuilder is gone.

This is the new Gemfile.

  gem 'rails',        '5.0.0'
  gem 'sqlite3', '1.3.11'

People make Rails out to be some magical monster that know one knows what is going on. It's just Ruby at the end of the day.

Here is a single file rails boot, that includes downloading the gems and running a test.

https://github.com/rails/rails/blob/master/guides/bug_report...




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