Rails Upgrade Kickoff

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Is your development team struggling to prioritize a Rails app upgrade? We can give you a strategy for success and guide you through the upgrade process.

Maintenance work like a Rails upgrade doesn't feel critical until the moment it really becomes critical. Upgrades don't result in noticeable deliverables for your users, but they're an important piece of a healthy app. Our Upgrade Kickoff service empowers your development team to produce a stable app, long-term.

If your developers saying things like:

  • "There’s a lot of security warnings brought up by bundler-audit that I can’t do anything about."
  • "I’d love to implement 'X', but we can’t get access to that piece of technology until we upgrade this gem."
  • "This feature is going to take a lot of time to implement workarounds for things available in newer versions of Rails."
...then we should talk. Schedule a quick call to learn more.

Schedule a 25-minute discussion about your project.


What you'll experience

Your team will learn about sustainable strategies for upgrading your Rails app, guided by our team of Rails developers. We believe that, long-term, your team can be responsible for the health of your application without outsourcing. We'll teach you how to work normal upgrades into your development workflow over time to set you up for success in the future.

How we help your developers

Even when teams have the skills to perform an upgrade themselves, they might not have the "bandwidth". This is usually due to an underlying need to adjust the long-term development process. Upgrades don't have to be a massive undertaking that happens every few years. They can be integrated into your ongoing app development. We'll show you how.

Who is this service not for?

This service is not for companies without their own development team. If you're looking to completely outsource your Rails app upgrade and maintenance, we have another process for that. Learn about our full-service Rails Upgrade. It's also not for companies who plan to end of life their Rails app in the next year or two, as upgrades are a time and money investment.

What Clients Say About Planet Argon

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Adriel Henderson, Web Applications Supervisor at Screaming Circuits

"They are without a doubt the most professional and adept development team I have worked with."
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Rick Zinda, President at CommunityRight

"They were able to identify my most pressing needs and deliver quickly – Planet Argon just gets it done! "
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Krista Sharlin, Digital and Social Media Manager at Applegate

"The team at Planet Argon quickly became an extension of our own and they continue to be strong and trustworthy development partners."
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Candice Sombrero, Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer at Skoshbox

"After Planet Argon came in and really patched up our holes and redid our website, it eliminated so much of the manual work and the headaches that we experienced. Not only for our customers, but also on the operations end and shipping end. That just freed up so much time for Yusuke and me to be able to focus on growth, and product, and the vision."
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Zachary O'Connor, Digital Media Specialist at Applegate

" Their ability to problem-solve, communicate effectively and willingness to teach has been amazing and very much appreciated."

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