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A weekly discussion by Ruby developers about programming, life, and careers.

A weekly discussion by Ruby developers about programming, life, and careers.
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A weekly discussion by Ruby developers about programming, life, and careers.

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English


Episodes

RR 388: RuboCop (and Emacs I guess :-)) with Bozhidar Batsov

11/13/2018
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Panel: Special Guest: Dan Mayer In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks with Bozhidar Batsov who is the VP of Engineering at Toptal, and an Emacs fanatic. The panel and the guest talk about RubCop, Emacs, and Komodo, among other topics! Check out today’s episode for more details. Show Topics: 0:00 – Sentry.IO – Advertisement! 1:07 – Chuck lists the panelists and the special guest. 1:37 – Chuck: Why are you famous? 1:41 – Guest gives his background. 2:13 – Guest: I am...

Duration:01:09:06

RR 387: Ruby Performance Profiling with Dan Mayer

11/6/2018
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Panel: Special Guest: Dan Mayer In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks with Dan Mayer who believes that small distributed software teams can make a large impact. Dan loves Ruby, distributed systems, OSS, and making development easier. The panel and Dan talk about performance and benchmarking. Check out today’s episode to learn more! Show Topics: 0:00 – Sentry.IO – Advertisement! 1:07 – Chuck: Our panel is Dave, David, myself, and our guest is Dan Mayer. Say “Hi”! 1:24 – Chuck:...

Duration:00:48:37

RR 386: Web Console Internals with Genadi Samokovarov

10/30/2018
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Panel: Special Guest: Genadi Samokovarov In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks with Genadi Samokovarov who is a software developer and loves using Ruby. Genadi also likes dance music. You can check out his code at GitHub and his mixes on SoundCloud. Finally, he blogs about technology that he cares about. Check-out his post about a curious Proc.new case in Ruby. If you are interested in his work experience, check out his resume here. Send Genadi an email or follow his social...

Duration:00:41:44

RR 385: “Ruby/Rails Testing” with Jason Swett

10/23/2018
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Panel: Special Guest: Jason Swett In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks with Jason Swett who is a host of the podcast show, Ruby Testing! Jason also teaches Rails testing at CodeWithJason.com. He currently resides in the Michigan area and works for Ben Franklin Labs. Check-out today’s episode where the panelists and the guest discuss testing topics. Show Topics: 0:00 – Sentry.IO – Advertisement! Check out the code: DEVCHAT @ Sentry.io. 1:07 – I am David Kimura and here is the...

Duration:01:02:02

RR 384: “Sonic Pi” with Sam Aaron

10/16/2018
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Panel: Dave Kimura Special Guest: Sam Aaron In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks with Sam Aaron who is the creator of Sonic Pi, which is the main topic that he and the panel talk about today. Sam is a computer scientist who has his Ph.D., and uses the Ruby language. He is also a programmer, educator, live coding musician, and father. Show Topics: 1:25 – Panelist: Tell us what you are doing? 1:27 – Sam: Good question. I do a lot of different things and I try to challenge...

Duration:00:53:25

RR 383: “Rbspy: A New(ish) Ruby Profiler!” with Julia Evans

10/9/2018
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Panel: Charles Max WoodDave Kimura Special Guests: Julia Evans In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks with Julia Evans who is a software engineer at Stripe and lives in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The panel talks with Julia about her tool Ruby Spy among other topics. Check it out! Show Topics: 1:34 – Julia gives her background. 1:52 – Chuck: You’ve been on the show before. Listeners, go check it out! 2:30 – What is Ruby Spy? 2:09 – Julia: I wanted to know WHY my computer was...

Duration:00:49:25

RR 382: "When to Build... When to Buy" with The Panelists

10/2/2018
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Panel: Charles Max WoodDave KimuraEric Berry In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks amongst themselves the topic: “When to Build, or When to Buy.” They discuss how time is limited, and whether it is worth their time to build their own app/software or to just purchase. They discuss the pros and cons of each. Check-out today’s episode for more details! Show Topics: 1:40 – Chuck: Anything that prompted choosing this topic? 2:13 – Dave: I am not a huge stickler of keeping tracks of...

RR 381: “Ruby GUI Development” with Saverio Miroddi

9/25/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Saverio Miroddi In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Saverio Miroddi who is an engineer among other things. Saverio has written articles, and a link to two of his articles is found below. The panel and Saverio talk about Ruby, Ruby Motion, Shoes, Hackety Hack, and much more! Check out the episode! Show Topics: 2:05 – Chuck asks a question. 2:42 – Chuck: What do you recommend for the listeners? 2:49 – Saverio: At the time I recommended an underdog....

Duration:00:39:13

RR 380: "Deploying Ruby on Rails application using HAProxy Ingress with unicorn/puma and websockets‌" with Rahul Mahale

9/18/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Rahul Mahale In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Rahul Mahale. Rahul is a Senior DevOps Engineer at BigBinary in India. He has also worked with SecureDB Inc., Tiny Owl, Winjit Technologies among others. In addition, he attended the University of Pune. The panel and the guest talk about Kubernetes. Show Topics: 1:25 – Swag.com for t-shirts and mugs, etc. for Ruby Rogues / DevChat.tv. 1:49 – Chuck: Why are you famous? 1:57 – Guest’s background. 4:35...

Duration:01:00:55

RR 379: "Caching in Rails" with Jeff Kreeftmeijer

9/11/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Jeff Kreeftmeijer In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Jeff Kreeftmeijer who is a Ruby and Elixir developer at AppSignal. Jeff writes for the AppSignal's newsletter and has a blog. Check out today’s episode where the panel talks about AppSignal, Russian doll caching, Drifting Ruby, JavaScript Sprinkles, cache warming, N+1 plus other topics. Show Topics: 2:47 – Code Fund & New Relic. 3:40 – AppSignal might be the only support for Elixir. 4:12 – The...

Duration:00:53:49

RR 378: Ruby performance: MJIT with John Hawthorn

9/4/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: John Hawthorn In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to John Hawthorn about MJIT. John has been a Ruby programmer for about 9 years and is based in Victoria, B.C. They talk about what MJIT is, the effects you can see from using the MJIT compiler, and why the JIT doesn’t always work with other languages. They also touch on how you can use the JIT in your own code, how he makes his performance better, and more! Show Topics: 1:36 – John is a Ruby programmer,...

Duration:00:44:17

RR 377: Upgrading a Rails application incrementally with Luke Francl

8/28/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Luke Francl In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Luke Francl about his article “Upgrading Rails applications incrementally”. Luke works at GitHub on search and has been there since October 2017. Before working at GitHub, he worked at a search startup that was working with Rails and Elasticsearch. They talk about things that people take for granted with search, the impending takeover of GitHub from Microsoft, and what open source looks like today. They...

Duration:00:53:02

RR 376: "Ruby Performance" with Nate Berkopec

8/21/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Nate Berkopec In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Nate Berkopec about Ruby Performance. Nate is a freelance Ruby performance consultant and he writes and works on Ruby application performance, specifically Rails applications, which he has been doing for the past 3 or 4 years. They talk about his past experience, what led him to Ruby performance, and why he loves Turbolinks. They also touch on the two benefits to performance work, if Ruby performance on...

Duration:01:06:24

RR 375: "How to Contribute to Ruby" with Sihui Huang

8/14/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Sihui Huang In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Sihui Huang about his article "How to Contribute to Ruby." Sihui is currently a back-end engineer at Gusto, which is a startup that works with payroll, benefits, and HR for companies. They talk about her experience in the programming world, why she chose to work with Ruby, and they touch on her article and why she decided to write it. They also touch on the three focuses for Ruby 3, if she thinks Ruby has...

Duration:00:58:07

RR 374: Ruby 2.5 Enumerable Predicates Accept Pattern Argument WITH Prathamesh Sonpatki

8/7/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Prathamesh Sonpatki In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Prathamesh Sonpatki about Rails 5. Prathamesh works for BigBinary, where they publish a lot of blog posts on things like Ruby, speaks at conferences and is the organizer of RubyConf India. They talk about the biggest changes that have occurred from the new Rails 5 release, CISM tests, and the struggle that testing brings. They also touch on different testing approaches, especially in Rails 5,...

Duration:00:50:23

RR 373: Super Good Software/Stembolt Technologies - Understanding Your Production Apps with Jared Norman

7/31/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Jared Norman In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Jared Norman about understanding your production apps. Jared has been programming since he was about 10 years old and for the past 7 years, he has been doing Ruby. These days, he runs a consultancy company called Super Good Software doing Ruby on Rails stuff and mostly eCommerce. They talk about his article You Can’t Save Everyone: Some Exceptions Should Be Left Alone, when capturing exceptions is the...

Duration:00:51:37

RR 372: Hiring with Mindaugas Mozūras

7/24/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Mindaugas Mozūras In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Mindaugas Mozūras about hiring. Mindaugas is from Lithaunia and has worked at Vinted for the past 6 years, starting as a software developer and is now is the head of engineering there. They talk about why it’s hard to find great developers to hire, the importance of hiring both junior and senior developers, and his blog post A User Guide to Me. They also touch on how you come about writing up job...

Duration:01:05:59

RR 371: The Modular Monolith: Rails Architecture with Dan Manges

7/17/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Dan Manges In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Dan Manges about his blog post entitled The Modular Monolith: Rails Architecture. Dan is the CTO of Root, which is a car insurance carrier in Columbus, Ohio. They started the company a few years ago because they felt that the prices people pay for car insurance should be based primarily on diving behavior and not demographics. They talk about how he built the architecture of the app for his company, what a...

Duration:00:59:00

RR 370: How I Built Timeasure with Eliav Lavi

7/10/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Eliav Lavi In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Eliav Lavi about his article How I Built Timeasure. Eliav works for Riskified where he is a back-end developer working with Ruby mostly and recently some Scala. In the past, he studied music but had always been into technology from a young age. They talk about how got to where he is today, what the developer scene is like in Israel, and Timeasure. They talk about what this gem is, why they decided to...

Duration:00:48:20

RR 369: How Ruby 2.5 Prints Backtraces and Error Messages with Vishal Telangre

7/3/2018
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Panel: Special Guests: Vishal Telangre In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panelists talk to Vishal Telangre about his blog post entitled Ruby 2.5 prints backtrace and error message in reverse order. Vishal is working remotely for BigBinary where he works with Ruby on Rails, Kuberernetes, and Elm. They talk about the power of blog posts at BigBinary, give suggestions for people wanting to get into blogging, and inspiration for blog posts. They also touch on his blog post, the changes to...

Duration:00:42:40