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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

308: Open Source Groundskeeping with Kurtis Rainbolt-Greene

2/27/2020
Kurtis Rainbolt-Greene is a New Orleans born software engineer living in LA, 13 years into his career. He prefers Ruby, Javascript, and Elixir, but he has played with loads of languages. Brittany and he discuss the concept of important opinions and the steps he took to take over maintainership of the VCR gem.

Duration:00:28:22

307: Choosing the Right Tech Stack with Dave Paola

2/13/2020
Dave Paola was cofounder and CTO at Bloc. He is now the cofounder of Jellyswitch, unleashing the power of the distributed workforce. Dave and Brittany converse about choosing frameworks, bootcamps and frontend frameworks.

Duration:00:31:19

306: Ask For The Job with Brian Mariani (Part II)

2/5/2020
Back by popular demand, Brian is back! Brian Mariani, founder of Mirror Placement, a Ruby on Rails focused recruiting firm, came back to share his wisdom on financial negotiations, what it is like to recruit from both the client and developer side and that one overlooked tip to get the job.

Duration:00:33:49

305: Rails Camp USA with Bobbilee Hartman

1/30/2020
Bobbilee Hartman is a Developer Advocate at Square. She is more widely known as the founder of Rails Camp West, the long-standing unplugged retreat for web developers in the United States. She pitches Brittany on attending this year and answers all of her questions about the getaway.

Duration:00:21:52

304: Legacy Code Wisdom with Alexey Chernov

1/23/2020
Alexey Chernov is a Ruby on Rails consultant at JetThoughts. Over the years, he has built MVPs and consulted to improve legacy code, scale up the remote team and achieve an effective development process. He and Brittany dive deep into approaching legacy RoR projects.

Duration:00:19:16

303: Site Reliability at DEV with Molly Struve

1/16/2020
Molly Struve is a Lead Site Reliability Engineer at DEV, the company that runs the blogging website dev.to. She and Brittany unpack what site reliability means, Molly's fondness of Elasticsearch and how Molly creates all of her witty and educational content.

Duration:00:31:04

302: Ruby Autoformatter! with Penelope Phippen

1/9/2020
Penelope Phippen makes Rubyfmt, and was previously a lead maintainer of the RSpec testing framework. She’s been writing Ruby for just about a decade, and still remembers 1.8.6. She and Brittany discuss Rspec, Ruby Central and her thoughts on the Ruby community.

Duration:00:40:41

301: Episode 300 Celebration: Part 2

1/2/2020
Brittany and Nick continue to celebrate Episode 300 of the podcast! In Part 2 of the episode, they discuss Brittany's topic for ParisRB, setting up and contributing to dev.to and imposter syndrome training with chess and BodyPUMP. Happy New Year!

Duration:00:24:34

300: Episode 300 Celebration: Part 1

12/26/2019
Brittany and Nick celebrate Episode 300 of the podcast! In Part 1 of the episode, they discuss New Years resolutions, switching back from Windows to MacOS and using Rubyfmt with Atom. A special thanks to you, the listeners, for helping make 300 episodes happen.

Duration:00:28:22

299: Cover My Culture with Anne Richardson and Alex Miller

12/19/2019
It's three's company! CoverMyMeds' engineers, Anne Richardson and Alex Miller, guested on the podcast to discuss CMM's remote developer culture, approach to microservices and commitment to the Ruby community.

Duration:00:23:30

298: How to Become an Encoding Champion with DeeDee Lavinder

12/10/2019
DeeDee Lavinder currently works as a Backend Engineer for Spreedly and is a Director with Women Who Code Raleigh/Durham. She helped Brittany understand how encoding works, how Ruby handles encoding issues, and how to strategically debug encoding snafus.

Duration:00:27:55

297: The Functional Rubyist with Joe Leo

11/25/2019
Joe Leo is the CEO of Def Method, an agile Ruby software consultancy, and the co-author of The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Third Edition. He and Brittany discussed functional programming in Ruby and their thoughts on the Ruby community after Rubyconf 2019.

Duration:00:36:34

296: Conscious Coding Practice with Noah Gibbs

11/20/2019
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
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
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
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
[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
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
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
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