There are plenty of ways to output XML from
Ruby. So, when it was time for an existing
Rails app to
move on from to_xml to support a richer API we were able to go shopping...
Following our Agile principles, we focused only on what we needed today. In this case, we went looking for an open source solution with these qualities:
RABL measured up admirably. Kudos to nesquena and the rest of the RABL crew.
Is RABL the ultimate mapper? Maybe it is, but I think it more likely that there's no silver bullet...