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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

296: Conscious Coding Practice with Noah Gibbs

11/20/2019
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Brittany is live from Rubyconf 2019! Noah Gibbs is a Ruby Fellow for AppFolio, working on the core Ruby language and related tooling. After over 30 years of communicating with computers, Noah now believes that communicating with humans may not be a passing fad, and he's trying it out.

Duration:00:34:52

295: Power the World with Rails with Bindiya Mansharamani & Andrew Derenge

11/11/2019
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Bindiya Mansharamani, Director of Engineering, & Andrew Derenge, Principal Engineer at RigUp joined Brittany to discuss RigUp's GraphQL design choices, engineering culture and the career path to achieve senior and director level.

Duration:00:25:19

294: The Career Advice I Wish I Had with Ali Spittel

11/6/2019
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Ali Spittel loves teaching people to code. She blogs a lot about code and her life as a developer. Brittany and Ali discuss the lessons behind Ali's blog post, "The Career Advice I Wish I Had".

Duration:00:32:34

293: Speed as a Feature with Gannon McGibbon

10/29/2019
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Gannon McGibbon is a Software Developer at Shopify. He primarily works on improving codebase health of Shopify's monolithic Rails app. Gannon regularly contributes to open source with commits on Rails, Ruby, and Rubocop. He joined Brittany to discuss his latest blog post, "How to Write Fast Ruby on Rails code".

Duration:00:14:46

292: Finesse in Quitting (Brittany Martin on the Bikeshed)

10/23/2019
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[Repost from the Bikeshed] On this week's episode, Steph Viccari is joined by Brittany. They discuss Brittany's passion for roller derby and her upcoming Ruby conference talk: "Hire Me, I'm Excellent at Quitting." They also discuss using AWS Serverless, troubleshooting Postgress connection errors and working with Google Pay and Apple Wallet to introduce digital tickets.

Duration:00:42:34

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