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Two software developers chatting about Ruby and Ruby on Rails.

Two software developers chatting about Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
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United States

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Two software developers chatting about Ruby and Ruby on Rails.

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@remote_ruby

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English


Episodes

StimulusReflex with Nate Hopkins

9/13/2019
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After discovering StimulusReflex, we knew we had to get Nate Hopkins to join us on the podcast. Nate is working on some very cool things around the StimulusJS library and Rails. When not working on StimulusReflex, Nate is an artist, consultant, and Ruby Rogues panelist. We talked with Nate about the early days of JavaScript up to JavaScript as we know it today, as well as the motivation behind StimulusReflex.

Duration:00:42:31

Turning 50

8/30/2019
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In the 50th episode of Remote Ruby, we transition from writing these descriptions in the third person into the first person. We spend 60 minutes and 59 seconds talking about health, farming technology, deploying Stripe upgrades, multiple databases in Rails 6, upgrading from Rails 5.2 to 6.0, Zeitwerk, database locks, and the Trimmings framework. Buckle up and let us know what you think! Thanks for listening!

Duration:01:00:59

Joined by Jacob Herrington

8/23/2019
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In this episode, we chat with Jacob Herrington. Jacob is a Senior Developer at Engine, host of the devpath.fm podcast, and a maintainer of the Solidus platform. What didn't we talk about? We talk about Jacob's discovery of programming, how he got his first few jobs, how he found his way to the Solidus core team, the dreaded conversation of imposter syndrome, and podcasting.

Duration:00:58:10

Joined by DHH (David Heinemeier Hansson)

8/9/2019
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😱 In this episode, Jason and Chris talk with David Heinemeier Hansson. David is the creator of Ruby on Rails, cofounder & CTO at Basecamp, best-selling author, Le Mans class-winning racing driver, and family man. David shares how we got started in programming, how he found Ruby and subsequently created Ruby on Rails, his love for Ruby, how he approaches the topic of "Rails is dead," and much more.

Duration:01:09:08

In Person at Southeast Ruby

8/7/2019
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In this episode, Chris and Jason sit down to record in Nashville, TN at Southeast Ruby. The two Ruby developers talk about the upcoming EU requirement for "Strong Customer Authentication," how that plays into updating a Stripe-based Rails application with one-time payments and subscription, as well as whatever random topics come to mind when together in person.

Duration:00:54:52

Joined by Ernesto Tagwerker

7/26/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris sit down (remotely) with Ernesto Tagwerker. Ernesto is the founder of Ombu Labs (a rapid software development agency) and Fast Ruby (Ruby on Rails Upgrades). The three discuss getting started in Ruby, consulting, Rails upgrades, and more.

Duration:00:53:28

Joined by Piotr Solnica

7/19/2019
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With Chris out traveling around Germany, Jason chats with Piotr Solnica. Piotr is the creator of ROM and a core team member of dry-rb. Jason and Piotr talk about Piotr's entry into programming, the idea behind ROM and dry-rb, helping build Hanami 2, blending functional and object-oriented programming in Ruby, and more!

Duration:00:44:34

Joined by Chris Arcand

7/12/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris welcome another Chris: Chris Arcand. Chris is a Senior Engineer at @HashiCorp building Terraform & Sentinel. Forty-four episodes in, Remote Ruby finally talks about remote work. Chris shares things he's learned working remotely and some tips for interviewing and working remotely.

Duration:00:49:05

Joined by Daniel Pritchett

6/28/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris chat with Daniel Pritchett, author of the book Build Chatbot Interactions. Daniel, one of Jason's first programming and career mentors, discusses user groups, his move from Memphis to Florida (and how he planned his career around it), his early interest in chatbots, and some use cases for them.

Duration:00:43:54

Open Source Government Development in Rails with Charley Stran

6/14/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris chat with Charley Stran. Charley is an employee at Oddball where he does contract work for the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The three discuss how Charley got started programming, found his job contracting for the VA, what it's like to work on open source government projects, and more!

Duration:00:41:36

Joined by Josh Wood

6/7/2019
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Jason and Chris turned 30, five days apart, and then catch up with their friend Josh Wood from Honeybadger.io. Josh is a father, co-founder of Honeybadger, a Ruby developer, and a stellar human. The three talk about Josh's journey into programming, his experience freelancing, building Honeybadger, and the meaning of life (NBD).

Duration:00:48:20

Joined by Lee Richmond

5/31/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris chat with Lee Richmond. Lee is a Ruby on Rails developer at Bloomberg as well as the maintainer of the Graphiti project. Graphiti makes RESTful Resources a first-class concept. The three discuss the motivation behind Graphiti, how it compares to GraphQL, and some of the neat tools Graphiti comes with, such as Vandal and Spraypaint.

Duration:00:59:31

Live with Nate Berkopec

5/24/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris are joined by Nate Berkopec during RailsConf 2019. Nate is the author of The Complete Guide to Rails Performance and runs the performance consultancy Speedshop. In this episode, Nate shares his journey into programming, his experience on Shark Tank, some common performance pitfalls, and his experience building products.

Duration:00:40:45

Live with Justin Searls

5/17/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris are joined by Justin Searls during RailsConf 2019. Justin is a co-founder of Test Double, an agency that's improving the world's software. They talked with Justin about his path to programming (it includes Blockbuster!), how Test Double got its start, public speaking, and using an iPad as a development machine.

Duration:00:49:51

A Quick RailsConf Recap, Finding Time to Learn, and Madmin

5/10/2019
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Chris and Jason take a quick moment to chat about RailsConf, digress into the struggles of balancing learn new technology with everyday life, and then talk about Mamin.

Duration:00:42:16

Rails 6, Ruby 3, and RailsConf

4/26/2019
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RailsConf is right around the corner! Chris and Jason discuss using Rails 6.0.0rc1, the news out of RubyKaigi about Ruby 3x3, and peruse the RailsConf schedule. (Also, special shoutout to our beta Jumpstart Pro users)

Duration:00:54:18

Jumpstart Pro and Building a SaaS App with Hanami

4/12/2019
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In this episode, Chris and Jason discuss a project they started last August: Jumpstart Pro. Jason goes on to give a high-level overview of his experience building a real-world application with Hanami. There's also random ISP and Crystal talk wedged in-between.

Duration:00:44:11

Joined by Nobody

3/29/2019
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Chris and Jason put together an "old school" episode without any guests. The two talk about Chris' PR intro Rails for a rich_text field generator, top secrets plans (all the details) for Southeast Ruby, the Interactor gem, and constraints.

Duration:00:46:42

Joined by Jesus Castello

3/22/2019
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In this episode, Jason asks two different Ruby educators (Jesus Castello and Chris) about their experience teaching Ruby. Alongside the discussion on teaching, the three talk about changes coming in Rails 6 (Zeitwerk, ActionCable), debugging processes, and Jason's VS Code setup.

Duration:00:54:27

Joined by Avdi Grimm

3/15/2019
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In this episode, Jason and Chris chat with Avdi Grimm. Avdi, a well-known author, screencaster, and consultant shared how he got started in programming, how he subsequently started using Ruby, what he appreciates about Ruby, his transition into teaching, a brief section on object-oriented programming and functional programming, and public speaking. Avdi is a gem (no pun intended) in the Ruby community, and it was a thrill to have him on the show.

Duration:00:51:30