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The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails,open source software, and the programming profession. Hosted by Kyle Daigle.

The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails,open source software, and the programming profession. Hosted by Kyle Daigle.
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The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails,open source software, and the programming profession. Hosted by Kyle Daigle.

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English


Episodes

291: New Gigs, Rails 6 Upgrade Confessions and Rubyconf Hype

10/15/2019
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Brittany and Nick catch up on happenings in their worlds. Nick started a new gig and Brittany was accepted into Rubyconf as a speaker. Predictably, after discussing upgrading to Rails 6 and releasing new gems, the conversation focused on keyboards.

Duration:00:38:45

290: Ruby for Good with Polly Schandorf

10/9/2019
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Polly Schandorf is a Ruby community advocate, a newly minted extreme programmer and an organizer for Ruby for Good. She is also one of the organizers of WeCamp - a code retreat and unconference in the woods in the suburbs of DC. Help Ruby for Good do the good they are trying to do!

Duration:00:25:23

289: When You HTTParty, You Must Party Hard with John Nunemaker

10/2/2019
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John Nunemaker, creator and maintainer of HTTParty and Flipper, regaled Brittany with tales of why he loves Ruby & Rails, his change of mindset on being an open source maintainer and how a post-install hook can inspire even the most grumpy of developers.

Duration:00:42:34

288: NPR for Geeks with Dan Benjamin

9/27/2019
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Brittany is delighted to have Dan Benjamin, podcaster, writer, software developer, and old school Rails aficionado on the show. He is the founder of the 5by5 Podcast Network and Fireside, a podcast hosting and analytics platform.

Duration:00:38:42

287: Recruitment on Rails with Brian Mariani

9/17/2019
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Brian Mariani is the founder of Mirror Placement, a Ruby on Rails focused recruiting firm based in Boston. He joined Brittany to reveal how the Rails job market is doing, what accompanying technologies devs should learn, key interview tips and if the fabled fullstack developer is still relevant.

Duration:00:37:16

286: SQL Smart with Nancy Sheleheda

9/11/2019
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Nancy Sheleheda, Senior Director of Application Development at PCT, joined Brittany to discuss why it is important to learn SQL, to engage in a debate on differences between a developer and a DBA and introduce some great resources to leveling up on SQL.

Duration:00:30:28

285: Bikeshedding with Steph Viccari

9/3/2019
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Steph Viccari, co-host of the Bikeshed and developer at thoughtbot, shared her insights on developer bootcamps, starting out as a developer, the state of Rails, podcasting and her first experience as a consultant.

Duration:00:28:16

284: Community Driven Development: Sustainable Open Source with Christine Zagrobelny

8/29/2019
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Over two years and 978 commits, Christine Zagrobelny recounts the evolution of an open source RoR project built with and for New Sanctuary Coalition, an NYC immigrant rights organization, to help them meet exponentially growing demand for their services following the 2016 U.S. election. This podcast was recorded live with Brittany at Abstractions II.

Duration:00:24:59

283: Kill All Mutants with Dave Aronson

8/22/2019
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How good are your tests? Would they still pass if the tested code was changed much? If so, there's probably a problem with your code, your tests, or both! Dave Aronson educated Brittany on how Mutation Testing helps reveal these cases.

Duration:00:24:35

282: Rails on Windows is Fabulous with Scott Hanselman

8/12/2019
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Scott Hanselman is a programmer, teacher, speaker, technologist, podcaster, writer and a diversity advocate. He joined Britt to explain how Ruby on Rails on Windows can now be an excellent experience. Windows runs Linux at near-native speeds with an actual shipping Linux Kernel using WSL2, Ruby on Rails folks using Windows should do their work in WSL2.

Duration:00:38:22

281: Automating & Shipping Value with Sean Devine

8/6/2019
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Sean Devine returns to the podcast to discuss a new feature he just shipped (Automatic Production Incident Detection) for XBE. Brittany and Sean discuss the technical implementation, why features should be built and automating your software to use the software you've already written.

Duration:00:35:26

280: Past Rubies, Google Pay and Turbolinks!

7/23/2019
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Brittany and Nick host another catchup episode. They chat about Nick's Past Rubies project, Brittany's implementation of Google Pay in Rails and why Turbolinks can be awesome!

Duration:00:21:35

279: Scaling & Training Rails with Anand Dhillon

7/17/2019
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Anand Dhillon is responsible for technical development and strategy at Cover as the CTO & Co-Founder. He guested on the podcast this week to discuss Domain Drive Design, Event Driven Architecture and how he implemented machine learning at Cover.

Duration:00:28:08

278: Introducing Sorbet: A Ruby Typechecker with Paul Tarjan

7/11/2019
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Paul Tarjan is a lifelong nerd, juggler and engineer. Nowadays, he works at Stripe on developer productivity and infrastructural components. He is the technical lead of Sorbet, a new static type checker for Ruby.

Duration:00:22:48

277: Caching GraphQL with Michael Kelly

7/3/2019
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Joining Brittany this week is Michael Kelly, a Senior Engineer with Stackshare and a passionate contributor to the open source ecosystem. He is the author of the graphql-cache gem, a caching plugin for graphql-ruby.

Duration:00:27:52

276: Introducing ActionView::Component with Joel Hawksley

6/25/2019
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Joel Hawksley is a software engineer at GitHub. He recently served as the technical lead for Project Paper Cuts, incorporating feedback from the community into GitHub. He is now the lead on introducing support for ActionView::Component into Rails core.

Duration:00:29:13

275: ITP 2.1, Github is on Fire and Mechanical Keyboards with Brittany & Nick

6/19/2019
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Nick Schwaderer and Brittany Martin talk about all of the cool things that are happening in their worlds. Tune in to dive into robots, the great cookie debate, Github acquisitions and new features and, of course, keyboards.

Duration:00:34:28

274: Investing In Your Side Hustle with Scott Pio

6/11/2019
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Roller Derby Nation is a growing network, dedicated to serving roller derby fans and their skaters. Brittany (Norma Skates) invited its founder, Scott Pio (Veggie Delight), on to the show to discuss dedication to your side hustle and how multi-tenancy can extend your application's reach.

Duration:00:21:59

273: GraphQL Migration: A Use Case for Metaprogramming with Shawnee Gao

6/4/2019
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Shawnee is a Fullstack Software Engineer on Square’s Business Operations Platform team. As a maintainer of a platform codebase, her work focuses on creating robust and scalable APIs and abstracting away lower level framework code. Which is what lead to her interest in ruby meta-programming and GraphQL!

Duration:00:24:39

272: Terrific Tech Bets with Sean Devine

5/24/2019
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Brittany welcomed back Sean Devine, former host of the Ruby on Rails podcast , and now CEO of XBE. Along with catching up, Sean and Brittany discussed betting on solid technologies and his advice for technical CEOs.

Duration:00:33:45