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simple_discussion gem vs. discourse for lightweight forum

DanInBC asked in Gems / Libraries

Just checked out the simple_discussion gem (extracted from the GoRails forum here). It looks like exactly what I need for a small forum project.

I'm wondering if anyone else has used the gem in production on Heroku and with a CDN such as Cloudfare, and could comment on any specific issues you may be having, or have had.

Also - I am aware of Discourse and while it works well for many use cases, I would rather avoid such a heavy duty solution as I only need simple, clean and lightweight functionality.

-Dan H


It's really simple, so you won't have any issues with it on Heroku or Cloudflare. There's no Javascript or anything to worry about.


Great, thanks Chris!

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