The greatest web framework of all time™ got a redesign today!
In times where people tend to built single page applications or use heavy frontend frameworks, it's nice to remember how much Rails has to offer. I write software in Ruby every day, and Rails is still my favorite framework.
As a quick recommendation, check out the Rails Doctrine:
To learn more about why Rails is so different from many other web-application frameworks and paradigms, examine The Rails Doctrine.
There is an official blog post about the redesign:
We can thank Basecamp designer Jamie Dihiansan for the awesome new look. The brief was that Rails shouldn't feel slick. It should be warm, approachable, and welcoming. Rails is in a different place from where it was in 2004. We aren't courting cutting-edge early adopters, so we can lay off the gradients. Rails is now for everyone and our site should reflect that.