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Technology - To provide a graduated scale of tools designed to help guide a user to the adoption of sophisticated tools through use of simpler ones. Based on the notion of providing an "on-ramp" for a particular technology.

Coined by Luke Kanies in his PuppetConf keynote address in 2011.
Bringing these fundamental tools to the market will help rampinate the user into use of our full product.
by JadedZephyr November 28, 2011