Advantages of High Voltage over built-in Rails static-page handling

It’s not clear to me why we’re using High Voltage. Rails can handle static pages with the following syntax:

get ':action' => 'static#:action'

It looks as though High Voltage has some extra features, such as caching (Rails has caching too, but I haven’t used it so maybe there’s a difference). But we haven’t used them (yet).

I think this avoids creating a new controller.

You’re right; the above code requires a controller (StaticController), though it doesn’t need any methods. To me, it just seems a bit excessive to include a gem just to avoid creating an empty controller.

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