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The Ruby on Rails Podcast

English, Technology, 1 season, 520 episodes, 5 days, 10 hours, 22 minutes
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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 Brittany Martin.
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Episode 520: Backend Accessibility with Hilary Stohs-Krause

In our last episode, we talked about Web Accessibility. But, did you know that there are accessibility concerns on the backend and in our interactions with our teams. Hilary Stohs-Krause joins the show to tell us more about how we can be more accommodating to our teams. Show Notes Simple writing "Disability Impacts All of Us" (CDC) - https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/infographic-disability-impacts-all.html Hemingway Editor - https://hemingwayapp.com/ "Use simple words and phrases" (PlainLanguage.gov) - https://www.plainlanguage.gov/guidelines/words/use-simple-words-phrases/ Contrast Checker - https://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/ Have a comment on this episode? Send an email to [email protected]
7/24/202436 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 519: Joel Hawksley on Web Accessibility

Joel is a staff software engineer at GitHub, working on user interface architecture and strategy. For the last several years, he has been part of the team working to improve the accessibility of GitHub.com. He also leads development of the ViewComponent framework. Today, he joins the show to teach us about Web Accessibility Show Notes Joel's RailsConf Talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4j2zlvE_Yj8 WCAG Guidelines - https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/wcag/ Axe Devtools - https://www.deque.com/axe/devtools/ Aria Live - https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Accessibility/ARIA/Attributes/aria-live
7/10/202437 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 518: Live From The Rails Conf Hallway Track!

While at Rails Conf, I caught up with several attendees and organizers to discuss their experiences. These quick interviews have been collected for this episode. Our Guests: Trevor John https://github.com/trevorrjohn Joshua Paine https://github.com/midnightmonster/activerecord-summarize David Hill https://github.com/Esmale Alex Mitchell @a_mitch on instagram Patrick O’Grady https://github.com/heyogrady Ella Herlihy https://github.com/ellaherlihy Steven Ancheta https://LinkedIn.com/in/stancheta https://github.com/stancheta Ollie Atkins https://github.com/oatkins8 Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
6/26/202426 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 517: Rails Conf 2024 Crossover: Off The Rails

At Rails Conf 2024, I gathered several of our favorite ruby podcasters for a giant crossover episode! In this episode we have: * Drew Bragg from Code and the Coding Coders Who Code It - https://podcast.drbragg.dev/ * Julie J from Ruby For All - https://www.rubyforall.com/ * Jason Swett from Code with Jason - https://www.codewithjason.com/ * Joël Quenneville from The Bikeshed - https://bikeshed.thoughtbot.com/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
6/12/202429 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 516: Catching Up On The Rails Foundation with Amanda Perino

Over the last year, the Rails Foundation has been hard at work on several initiatives. After a successful Rails World last year, they’ve been working on the program for this year’s Rails World in Toronto. The Rails Foundation has also been working on several other initiatives that are very important to our community. Amanda Perino, Executive Director of The Rails Foundation joins the show to talk about the Foundation's work on the Rails Guides, Rails Girls Brazil, Tropical.rb, tutorials, working with Rails Core, and Rails World Show Notes Rails Foundation Website - https://rubyonrails.org/foundation Rails Guides - https://edgeguides.rubyonrails.org/ Rails Girls - https://railsgirls.com/ Rails World - https://rubyonrails.org/world/2024 Ridhwana Khan - https://github.com/Ridhwana Bhumi Shah - https://github.com/bhumi1102 Petrik de Heus (Rails Issues team) - https://github.com/p8 Carlos Antonio da Silva (Rails Core) - https://github.com/carlosantoniodasilva Blog: https://rubyonrails.org/2024/2/6/documentation-update-work-has-begun John Athayde - https://meticulous.com/ Blog: https://rubyonrails.org/2024/3/20/rails-guides-get-a-facelift Rails Girls São Paulo - https://railsgirls.com.br/ Debora Fernandes - https://www.linkedin.com/in/debborafernandess/ Camila Campos - https://www.linkedin.com/in/camposmilaa/ Tropical.rb - https://www.tropicalrb.com/en/ Cirdes Henrique - https://www.linkedin.com/in/cirdesh/ Doximity - https://www.doximity.com/ Bruno Miranda - https://www.linkedin.com/in/brunomiranda/ Blog: https://rubyonrails.org/2024/2/27/rails-foundation-doximity-sponsor-rails-girls-sao-paolo Planet Argon - https://www.planetargon.com/ Robby Russell - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robbyrussell/ Campus Code - https://www.campuscode.com.br/ Joāo Almeida - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joaorsalmeida/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Blue Ridge Ruby (https://blueridgeruby.com/) Are you ready to break away from your routine and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Ruby? Join us at Blue Ridge Ruby, a friendly regional conference nestled in the picturesque mountains of western North Carolina, happening on May 30th and 31st, 2024, in the heart of downtown Asheville. Blue Ridge Ruby isn't just another tech conference; It's a gathering of passionate Ruby developers and community members. Join us at a cozy venue for a single track conference with an intimate atmosphere and connect with Rubyists of all levels to share ideas. Explore downtown Asheville during the open lunch break, sampling its eclectic food scene and cozy cafes and during the post conference weekend to see our vibrant city. Visit BlueRidgeRuby.com for registration and speaker information and secure your spot today!
5/22/202432 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 515: Livestreaming Code On Twitch with Rachael Wright-Munn

I am very excited for today’s episode! Twitch is a livestreaming service where users can stream themselves to the internet. Twitch is known for video game streaming. But, people stream all kinds of things, including software development. Today's guest is Rachael Wright-Munn who livestreams Rails development on Twitch Show Notes Rachael’s Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/chaelcodes Find Rachael online: https://chael.codes/links Nerd or die: https://nerdordie.com/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Blue Ridge Ruby (https://blueridgeruby.com/) Are you ready to break away from your routine and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Ruby? Join us at Blue Ridge Ruby, a friendly regional conference nestled in the picturesque mountains of western North Carolina, happening on May 30th and 31st, 2024, in the heart of downtown Asheville. Blue Ridge Ruby isn't just another tech conference; It's a gathering of passionate Ruby developers and community members. Join us at a cozy venue for a single track conference with an intimate atmosphere and connect with Rubyists of all levels to share ideas. Explore downtown Asheville during the open lunch break, sampling its eclectic food scene and cozy cafes and during the post conference weekend to see our vibrant city. Visit BlueRidgeRuby.com for registration and speaker information and secure your spot today!
5/15/202432 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 514: Rails Camp! With Bobbilee Hartman

There are so many Ruby events happening recently, that it can be hard to know which one to go to. Today we’re going to talk about a rather unique event in the Ruby community. What if you could go to an event that was just the Hallway Track? And that event happened at a summer camp? Show Notes Rails Camp West Website - https://west.railscamp.us Big Nerd Ranch - https://bignerdranch.com/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Blue Ridge Ruby (https://blueridgeruby.com/) Are you ready to break away from your routine and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Ruby? Join us at Blue Ridge Ruby, a friendly regional conference nestled in the picturesque mountains of western North Carolina, happening on May 30th and 31st, 2024, in the heart of downtown Asheville. Blue Ridge Ruby isn't just another tech conference; It's a gathering of passionate Ruby developers and community members. Join us at a cozy venue for a single track conference with an intimate atmosphere and connect with Rubyists of all levels to share ideas. Visit BlueRidgeRuby.com for registration and speaker information and secure your spot today!
4/24/202429 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 513: Modern Rails Apps Ayush Newatia

Rails 7 and Hotwire have completely revolutionized server side Rails apps. Developers can now get much more reactivity with way less javascript, less tooling, and simpler deployments. You’ve probably heard a lot about Rails 7.1 and Hotwire. Maybe you’re even using it in production? Ayush Newatia joins the show to talk about his new book, The Rails and Howtire Codex. Show Notes Radioactive Toy - https://radioactivetoy.tech Rails and Hotwire Codex - https://railsandhotwirecodex.com Folly Ayush on Ruby Social - https://ruby.social/@ayush Listen to Ayush on The Just A Spec Podcast - https://justaspec.show Rails and Hotwire Codex Link https://railsandhotwirecodex.com/
4/10/202431 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 512: RailsConf With Ufuk Kayserilioglu

RailsConf is coming up fast! The program committee has released the schedule and keynote speakers. Ufuk Kayserilioglu joins the show to talk about the program and Ruby Central Show Notes - Kevin's blog post about RailsConf https://kevinjmurphy.com/posts/tracks-not-at-railsconf-2024/ - RailsConf website & registration https://railsconf.org/ If you have comments about this episode, send an email to [email protected]. You can include a text comment or attach a file from Voice Memos or Google Recorder and we’ll respond to some of them on a future show. Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
3/27/202430 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 511: WebAssembly with Benjamin Eckel

You may have heard about WebAssembly. It’s an open standard that aims to help developers create high performance applications on the web. It’s a portable binary execution format traditionally used on the front end, but there are also other ways to use it. I am completely new to WebAssembly, so today we have a guest to talk about it with us. Show Notes * Extism repo: https://github.com/extism/extism * WebAssembly MDN Docs: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/WebAssembly * Have a comment on this episode? Send an email to [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]) Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
3/13/202431 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 510: Burnout with Dr. Katy Cook

Burnout is a common occurrence in the tech industry. And the recent onslaught of layoffs have left many stressed about their job search, or overworked from the increased demands of the smaller teams. I know some of my listeners have experienced burnout. I myself have had a recent experience with burnout that took months to recover from. Dr. Katy Cook joins the show to teach us more about Burnout. Show Notes The Psychology of Silicon Valley (2019) (https://a.co/d/66EmOXL) APA Studies on Burnout (https://www.apa.org/monitor/2022/01/special-burnout-stress) Have a comment on this episode? Send an email to [email protected] (mailto:[email protected])
3/6/202434 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 509: The Future Of Ruby Central with Adarsh Pandit

Recently, Ruby Central named a new executive director, Adarsh Pandit. Ruby Central has been a force in the Ruby community for years, organizing conferences and contributing to the community. The recent changes in governance have led t some exciting things on the horizon. Adarsh joined the show to talk about what's going to happen with Ruby Central in 2024. Show Notes Ruby Central Website - https://rubycentral.org/ Ruby Conf Musical Number Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WhbX6dS6x0 RubyConf Recap Survey Results - https://rubycentral.org/p/c9897883-2135-4704-b53a-a4111ca272f3/ Ruby Central Get Involved Page - https://rubycentral.org/leadership/ Ruby Central contact page - [email protected] RubyConferences.org - https://rubyconferences.org Adarsh's Email - [email protected] RailsConf Tickets - http://railsconf.org Sam Giddin's Stat of the RubyGems Talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hea-x7LHO9Y Announcment of Sam's AWS Security Residency - https://rubycentral.org/news/ruby-central-welcomes-new-software-engineer-in-residence-sponsored-by-aws/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
2/28/202433 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 508: YJIT with Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert

Over the years, the performance of Ruby has improved quite a bit. One of the big recent performance improvements came from the development of YJIT inside Shopify. YJIT is a just-in-time compiler for Ruby written in Rust. Dr. Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert joined the show to talk about YJIT Show Notes YJIT Website Maxime on X https://twitter.com/Love2Code (❤️→ λ) Maxime’s Github https://github.com/maximecb
2/21/202423 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 507: Stephen Margheim on SQLite in Ruby on Rails Applications

If you start a new Rails project today, you’re probably going to pick Postgres for your database. And if you have a ten year old Rails app, you might be using MySQL. But Rails ships with support for SQLite, a lightweight SQL database. Can that lightweight database be used to make production-ready software? Stephen Margheim joins the show to help us answer that question. Show Notes Stephen's blog post about SQLite - https://blog.wesleyac.com/posts/consider-sqlite Stephen's website fractaledmind.github.io (https://fractaledmind.github.io/) You can find Stephen on Twitter or Mastodon @fractaledmind. pd_loader - https://pgloader.io/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
2/14/202431 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 506: Unwinding Flakey Tests with Alan Ridlehoover & Fito von Zastrow

Fito and Alan are frequent RubyConf and RailsConf speakers on topics ranging from software complexity to resolving flaky specs. They joined the how to discuss strategies for dealing with unreliable tests and complex code. Show Notes Cisco Meraki: Careers (https://meraki.com/careers) Alan Ridlehoover’s LinkedIn (https://linkedin.com/in/aridlehoover) Fito von Zastrow’s LinkedIn (https://linkedin.com/in/fitovz) Talks: The Secret Ingredient: How to Understand & Resolve Just about Any Flaky Test (https://youtu.be/zsGloAjneX0?si=CFR48kl3Ke0sShyh) A Brewer’s Guide to Filtering Out Complexity & Churn (https://youtu.be/RJRSosxtzbU?si=zkha6RrUoIReuPT3) Resources: The Code Gardener (https://the.codegardener.com) First Try! Software (https://firsttry.software) Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
2/7/202432 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 505: RailsConf CFP with Andy Croll

RailsConf is coming up fast and I can’t wait to see you all there! The CFP is open and the program committee is accepting proposals for talks for the conference. Andy Croll joined the show to talk with us about the CFP process and how you can present at RailsConf ** Show Notes** Rails Conf Detroit - https://railsconf.org/ RailsConf CFP - https://sessionize.com/railsconf2024/ Speakerline.io - https://speakerline.io/
1/31/202423 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 504: Kaja Santro on Managing The WNB.rb Slack workspace

Kaja is the Slack Administrator for WNB.rb, a group of women and non-binary rubyists. She joined the show to talk about becoming the Slack Administrator. She fills us in on what the job entails, how she became the slack administrator, and some of the big things she learned from contributing to WNB.rb Show Notes Twitter: @alizenero Mastodon: @[email protected] Other podcasts with Kaja: Artsy Engineering Radio & The Introspective Developer
1/24/202421 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 503: Katya Dreyer-Oren on Ethical Software Development

What do we owe to each other? Over the last several years, the tech industry has had a reckoning about ethics within our industry. Katya Dreyer-Oren gave a excellent talk and workshop at RubyConf in San Diego about how to ethically build software. She joined the show to share her thoughts and ideas from her experience as a student of philosophy. We’re starting something new on the podcast. We’d love to hear from you! If you have comments about this episode, send an email to [email protected]. You can send text or record a comment using Voice Memos or Google Recorder on your phone and we’ll respond to some of them in a future show.  Show Notes Talk from RubyConf 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFCoWsO3HxM&pp=ygURa2F0eWEgZHJleWVyLU9yZW4%3D Katya's Socials: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kdreyeroren/ https://twitter.com/kdreyeroren https://bsky.app/profile/kdreyeroren.bsky.social
1/17/202431 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 502: New Years Resolutions with Jemma Issroff

Our cohost Jemma Issroff joined me to talk about my tenure as host so far, Jemma's work on Prism, fostering communities, building habits, how to be lucky, and we reveal our New Year's Resolutions! What are your New Years Resolutions? If you'd like to share them, send an email to [email protected]. You can send text or record a short clip with Voice Memos or Recorder and attach it to the email. We'll respond to some of these comments in the future. Show Notes 2023 New Years Resolutions Episode (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/452) Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
1/10/202426 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 501: Ruby For All Crossover!

I joined Julie and Andrew from Ruby For All to talk about Test Driven Development, attending conferences, and using TDD as a thinking tool.. This episode was recorded at RubyConf in San Diego. Show Notes [Ruby For All] - https://www.rubyforall.com/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
1/3/202426 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 500: Episode 500 Bonanza!

Can you believe its been 500 Episodes? What a wild ride. It's been so much fun to take over the show and to get to be a part of this history. Our co-host Nick Schwaderer sat down with me to talk about the history of the show, what it's been like taking over, and some ideas for things we might experiment with in the future. I hope you enjoy it. Have a comment on this episode? Email [email protected] and we'll respond to your comments in an upcoming episode. Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
12/20/202330 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 499: The Ruby on Rails Podcast X Coding Coders

Drew Bragg is the host of Code And The Coding Coders Who Code It. We caught up to bring this special collaboration. Show Notes Code And The Coding Coders Who Code It - https://podcast.drbragg.dev/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Discourse (http://discourse.org/rorp) This episode of The Ruby on Rails Podcast is brought to you by Discourse, the online home for your community. For over a decade, Discourse has made it their mission to make the Internet a better place for online communities. Discourse is open source and is trusted by more than 20,000 online communities including some of the largest companies in the world By harnessing the power of discussion, real-time chat, and AI, Discourse makes it easy to have meaningful conversations and collaborate with your community anytime and anywhere. Are you ready to create a community? Visit ~discourse.org/rorp (http://discourse.org/rorp)~  to get one month free on all self-serve plans. Whether you’re just starting out or want to take your community to the next level, there’s a plan for you. A Basic Plan for a private invite only community. A Standard Plan if you want unlimited members and a public presence A Business Plan for active customer support communities. Plus, one of the biggest advantages to creating your own community with Discourse is that you own your data. You will always have access to all of your conversation history, and Discourse will never sell your data to advertisers. Discourse gives you everything you need in one place. Make Discourse the online home for your community.
12/13/202336 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 498: Remote Ruby X The Ruby on Rails Podcast

I joined Chris and Jason on Remote Ruby to talk about podcasting, the beauty of the Ruby language, Ruby outside of Rails, and why you should probably be using a state machine. It was so fun getting to talk with them and I hope you enjoy this conversation. And, be sure to subscribe to Remote Ruby! Show Notes Remote Ruby - https://www.remoteruby.com/ Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
12/6/202350 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 497: Rachel Moser on The Odin Project

Rachel is a core contributor to The Odin Project, an open source education project that helps people learn Ruby and Javascript. She joined me on the show to talk about the project, how she became involved, and her role with the team. Show Notes The Odin Project - https://www.theodinproject.com/ Rachel's Github - https://github.com/rlmoser99 Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! ScoutAPM (http://scoutapm.com) This episode of The Ruby on Rails podcast is brought to you by Scout APM. Scout APM is a leading Ruby on Rails application performance monitoring tool that helps you identify and solve performance abnormalities faster. As a tool built for developers, by developers Scout makes it easy to get your APM setup and delivering insights in less than 4 minutes. Learn more at scoutapm.com (https://scoutapm.com/)
11/29/202323 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 496: Live From The RubyConf Hallway Track

I attended Ruby Conf and took the opportunity to chat with some attendees about their experience at the conference. This was a super fun experiment and getting to hear from new voices in the community was such a treat. I hope you enjoy it! Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! ScoutAPM (http://scoutapm.com) This episode of The Ruby on Rails podcast is brought to you by Scout APM. Scout APM is a leading Ruby on Rails application performance monitoring tool that helps you identify and solve performance abnormalities faster. As a tool built for developers, by developers Scout makes it easy to get your APM setup and delivering insights in less than 4 minutes. Learn more at scoutapm.com (https://scoutapm.com/)
11/22/202326 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 495: Marc Reynolds on Packwerk

Marc has been building software for more than two decades, with a particular focus on the medical industry. He’s currently working with Doximity to create tools that make doctors’ lives easier. As an Engineering Manager, one of his primary focuses over the last couple years has been to figure out how to reduce unnecessary code coupling and make the lives of Doximity developers easier. He recently shared his experience with rails modularization at the Rocky Mountain Ruby conference. In this episode, we talk about Packwerk, it's challenges and benefits, and how Doximity was able to modularize their monolith. Show Notes Packwerk Github - https://github.com/Shopify/packwerk Ruby At Scale - https://github.com/rubyatscale Marc Reynolds - https://github.com/marcreynolds Episode 492 with Vladimir Dementyev - https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/492 Sponsors Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Discourse (http://discourse.org/rorp) Discourse is open source and is trusted by more than 20,000 online communities including some of the largest companies in the world By harnessing the power of discussion, real-time chat, and AI, Discourse makes it easy to have meaningful conversations and collaborate with your community anytime and anywhere. Are you ready to create a community? Visit ~discourse.org/rorp (http://discourse.org/rorp)~  to get one month free on all self-serve plans. Whether you’re just starting out or want to take your community to the next level, there’s a plan for you.
11/8/202332 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 494: Rails World Live! Pt 2 with Nick Schwaderer and Rafael França

Nick was at Rails World earlier this month and took the chance to chat with Rafael França about his work on the Rails Core team and releasing a new version of Rails. Sponsored By: Buzzsprout (https://www.buzzsprout.com/) If you are looking to start a podcast, there's never been a better time. Especially in the Ruby world. If you wanna join that world, use Buzzsprout. They provide hosting for your podcast, help with promotion, and take the hassel out of starting a podcast. They're built on Rails and are active in supporting the community. Start podcasting today with Buzzsprout (https://www.buzzsprout.com/). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
11/1/202338 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 493: Rails World Live! Pt.1 With Nick Schwaderer and Andrew Mason

Nick was at Rails World earlier this month and took the chance to chat with Andrew Mason about podcasting, engaging with the Ruby community, how interest rates impact the tech industry, Turbo , and some of the new things announced at Rails World. Sponsored By: Buzzsprout (https://www.buzzsprout.com/) If you are looking to start a podcast, there's never been a better time. Especially in the Ruby world. If you wanna join that world, use Buzzsprout. They provide hosting for your podcast, help with promotion, and take the hassel out of starting a podcast. They're built on Rails and are active in supporting the community. Start podcasting today with Buzzsprout (https://www.buzzsprout.com/). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
10/25/202331 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 492: Vladimir Dementyev on Layered Design

Vladimir is a backend engineer from Mars, or Evil Martians, a consultancy specialized in product development for startups and developer tools. Vladimir is known for his work on many open-source projects in the Ruby on Rails world, such as AnyCable, Action Policy, TestProf and many more. He recently published the book Layered Design for Ruby on Rails Applications. Show Notes Buy Layered Design(Pakt) - https://www.packtpub.com/product/layered-design-for-ruby-on-rails-applications/9781801813785 Buy Layered Design(Amazon) - https://www.amazon.com/promocode/A1F9CL9CYX3GLM Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
10/18/202329 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 491: Reflecting on Rocky Mountain Ruby with Bekki Freeman

Bekki Freeman has been working with Ruby and Rails for 8 years. Recently, she helped organize the Rocky Mountain Ruby conference. She joins Elise this week to reflect on the conference, talk about what it was like organizing, and make some karaoke plans with Elise Show Notes Bekki's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bekki-freeman/ Tech Friend's: https://www.gettechfriends.com/ Episode 475 - The Return Of Rocky Mountain Ruby: https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/475 Rocky Mountain Ruby T-Shirts: In the show we said we'd include a link, but then found out there is a minimum order quantity. If you didn't get a shirt and would like one, reach out to Bekki on LinkedIn and she'll try to get a group order together.
10/11/202324 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 490: Ruby On Rails As A Career Choice with Olly Headey

Olly Headey joined the show to talk with Elise about his recent blog post concerning the future of Ruby on Rails as a career. We discuss his post, some survey data, and talk about software developers might want to think about this question. Show Notes: Ruby on Rails as a career choice in 2023 (https://world.hey.com/olly/ruby-on-rails-as-a-career-choice-in-2023-fe4582f5) Olly Headey (https://headey.net/) Olly's Twitter (https://twitter.com/lylo) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
10/4/202327 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 489: Hello, Elise! Goodbye, Brittany.

Elise Shaffer is a trans woman and Staff Software Engineer who loves Ruby and Ruby on Rails. She is also the new host of this podcast! Brittany announces her retirement from the show after a five year run as the host. In this special episode, the pair discuss Brittany's favorite moments from her run, get to know Elise and discuss any upcoming changes for the show. Show Notes: The Ruby on Rails Podcast | 228: From the ashes... (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/228) The Ruby on Rails Podcast | 379: MEGA Crossover Episode (The Bike Shed x Rails with Jason x Remote Ruby x The Ruby on Rails Podcast) (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/379) The Ruby on Rails Podcast | 454: Rubyconf @ Home: Hanami Core Team (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/454) The Ruby on Rails Podcast | 469: Railsconf 2023: A Ruby Community Podcast Live! (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/469) Connect with Elise on Linkedin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/eliseshaffer/) Elise's Personal Site (https://eliseshaffer.com/) Contact Brittany at [email protected] Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
9/27/202319 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 488: Rubyconf 2023 Preview with Allison McMillan and Chelsea Kaufman

Special co-host Kevin Murphy joined Brittany this week to interview Allison McMillan and Chelsea Kaufman, co-chairs of the upcoming Rubyconf 2023 happening in San Diego. The quartet discussed lessons learned from Railsconf 2023, the approach to thinking about and planning this year's Rubyconf and what is new and different at the event. Show Notes: Buy Tickets to Rubyconf 2023 (https://rubyconf.org/register) Ruby Central (https://rubycentral.org/) Allison McMillan's website (https://daydreamsinruby.com/) Chelsea Kaufman on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelskaufman/) Kevin Murphy's website (https://kevinjmurphy.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
9/20/202333 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 487: Building the Rails World Application with Shami Tomita and Eric Halverson

Rails World needed a website! Did you want to be on the small team that helps build it? Shami Tomita and Eric Halverson certainly did and so they came on to the show to talk about their experience and the tech stack behind the conferencing app. Backed by Daniel Rassiner and Cody Norman, the crew talked about supporting Juniors and conference tips. Show Notes: Rails World (https://rubyonrails.org/world) CasaVolunteerTracking.org (https://casavolunteertracking.org/) The Agency of Learning (https://pairing-app-aol.herokuapp.com/) Eric Halverson (@elhalvers) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/elhalvers) Eric on Github (https://github.com/elhalvers) Eric on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/elhalverson/) Shami (@Shami941) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/Shami941) Shami on Github (https://github.com/ShamiTomita) Shami on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/shami-tomita-rodriguez/) Daniel on Github (https://github.com/toyhammered) Daniel on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/drassiner/) Cody's Personal Site (https://www.codynorman.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Rocky Mountain Ruby (https://rockymtnruby.dev/) The Rocky Mountain Ruby conference returns to Boulder, Colorado on October 5th and 6th. Join them for two days of insightful talks from experienced Ruby developers with plenty of opportunities to connect with your Ruby community. Experience a great Ruby conference in a great city! Get you tickets today at Rocky Mountain Ruby (https://rockymtnruby.dev/)
9/13/202327 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 486: High Performance PostgreSQL for Rails with Andrew Atkinson

If you love taking about databases, this is the episode for you. Ahead of the launch of his new book, High Performance PostgreSQL for Rails, Andrew Atkinson joined the show with special guest co-host, Pat Bair, to talk about why he wrote a book, why he focused on PostgreSQL and his favorite feature from the upcoming 7.1 release. Show Notes: Landing page and newsletter signup for the book “High Performance PostgreSQL for Rails” (https://pgrailsbook.com/) Andrew's Tweet Announcing Beta for the Book (https://twitter.com/andatki/status/1696933498219569615) Andrew's Personal blog on Postgres/Rails/general topics (https://andyatkinson.com/) Rideshare Rails API app used for book examples/exercises (https://github.com/andyatkinson/rideshare) Pg_scripts repo (https://github.com/andyatkinson/pg_scripts) Andrew’s Postgres and Rails presentations and podcast appearances on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/@andatki/playlists) Andrew Atkinson (@andatki) / X (https://twitter.com/andatki?lang=en) Andrew on GitHub (https://github.com/andyatkinson) Pat on Github (https://github.com/pjb4752) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) You won’t know if Honeybadger will really save you time and trouble until you see how it works in your own toolchain. With two lines of code and five minutes, you can see for yourself. Honeybadger automatically hooks into popular web frameworks, job systems, authentication libraries, and front-end JavaScript. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Experience the perfect blend of efficiency and accuracy with Scout APM. Our performance monitoring solution is tailor-made for Rails developers, providing fast and effective troubleshooting with an intuitive UI and advanced tracing logic. With real-time anomaly detection and instant alerts, you can swiftly resolve issues like N+1 queries and memory bloat, and prevent customer impact. Don't wait any longer to optimize your Rails app performance - sign up for our free 14-day trial today at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
9/6/202331 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 485: A Ticket Giveaway and Kamal / Kemal (Brittany + Nick)

Nick is heading to Rails World to represent the show and he has a ticket to giveaway to a lucky listener! The pair talk about doing hard things first, the renaming of MRSK to Kamal and then a random deep dive on our show's archives. Check out the show notes for giveaway details! Show Notes: The Ruby on Rails Podcast RailsWorld Ticket Contest | Complete by September 2nd, 2023 (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfmKPM4k7T7tuid-ZYe5bhP9-136qtVObUKsO5qIo_dX3McSA/viewform) scarpe-team / scarpe (https://github.com/scarpe-team/scarpe) scarpe-diem Discord Server (https://discord.com/invite/Ca5EHSsGYp) Github | Rename project to Kamal (https://github.com/basecamp/kamal/pull/423) The Ruby on Rails Podcast | 3: Tobias Luettke (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/97) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! FastRuby.io (https://www.fastruby.io/monthly-rails-maintenance?utm_source=rorpodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=monthlymaintanence&utm_term=&utm_content=textonly) Don’t lose 25% of your efficiency to technical debt. Sign up for FastRuby’s tech debt remediation service, Bonsai and gradually upgrade core dependencies and refactor costly files — starting at $2k/month 🚀 Learn more here (https://www.fastruby.io/monthly-rails-maintenance?utm_source=rorpodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=monthlymaintanence&utm_term=&utm_content=textonly).
8/30/202333 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 484: Level Up in Learning with Ariel Fogel

Ariel Fogel is a software engineer with an enduring soft spot in his heart for Ruby and Rails. Since graduating from Dev Bootcamp, he has found himself driven by finding ways to improve the quality of education for coders and non-coders alike. Brittany and Ariel discuss how engineers can level up in how they learn. Show Notes: Ariel's Personal Site (https://fogel.dev) Agency of Learning (https://agencyoflearning.com) Ariel on Github (https://github.com/afogel) Ariel on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/arielfogel/) Remote Ruby: Hackathon - Strada - Rails World (https://remoteruby.com/238) daisyUI — Tailwind CSS Components (https://daisyui.com/) activerecord-hackery/ransack: Object-based searching (https://github.com/activerecord-hackery/ransack) joshmn /ahoy_captain (https://github.com/joshmn/ahoy_captain) Rails Hackathon (https://railshackathon.com/) Introducing the Rails Luminary Awards: Nominations Now Open (https://rubyonrails.org/2023/8/8/introducing-rails-luminaries) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! FastRuby.io (https://www.fastruby.io/monthly-rails-maintenance?utm_source=rorpodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=monthlymaintanence&utm_term=&utm_content=textonly) Don’t lose 25% of your efficiency to technical debt. Sign up for FastRuby’s tech debt remediation service, Bonsai and gradually upgrade core dependencies and refactor costly files — starting at $2k/month 🚀 Learn more here (https://www.fastruby.io/monthly-rails-maintenance?utm_source=rorpodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=monthlymaintanence&utm_term=&utm_content=textonly).
8/23/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 483: Minimum Viable Answer (Brittany + Jemma)

After celebrating Jemma's newly established status as a Ruby core member, Brittany and Jemma discuss what is happening with Brittany at work, including taking some customer calls. The two hosts also talk about the important skill of being able to know your audience and how to communicate to non-technical stakeholders. They wrap up discussing AI fitness. Show Notes: Ruby: Propose Kevin Newton and Jemma Issroff as core committers (https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/19747) ruby/yarp on Github (https://github.com/ruby/yarp) Fitbod (https://fitbod.me/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! FastRuby.io (https://www.fastruby.io/monthly-rails-maintenance?utm_source=rorpodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=monthlymaintanence&utm_term=&utm_content=textonly) Don’t lose 25% of your efficiency to technical debt. Sign up for FastRuby’s tech debt remediation service, Bonsai and gradually upgrade core dependencies and refactor costly files — starting at $2k/month 🚀 Learn more here (https://www.fastruby.io/monthly-rails-maintenance?utm_source=rorpodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=monthlymaintanence&utm_term=&utm_content=textonly).
8/16/202322 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 482: Everything is Awe(ful)some! (Brittany + Brian)

Even though not a ton has changed in the last 4 months since Brittany and Brian last recorded the State of Rails Hiring, this hiring market is both awful and awesome depending on who you talk to. The duo dig into AI generated cover letters, the good and bad symptoms of what is happening in the economy and specific tactics to help get engineers and employers over the hump. Show Notes: Episode 460: The State of Rails Hiring in 2023 (Brittany + Brian) (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/460) Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
8/9/202330 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 481: Advice on Sunsetting a Rails Application with Robby Russell

There comes a time in almost every software application when it reaches the end of its lifecycle. Robby Russell, CEO of Planet Argon, joins the show to guide Brittany on the steps to take to decommission a Ruby on Rails application. The pair also touch on the idea of how small dev teams would benefit from periodically bringing in "guests" to their codebase. Show Notes: Planet Argon (https://www.planetargon.com/?utm_source=rubyonrails-podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=show-notes) The Railsconf 2022 Ruby Podcast Panel (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/420) 2020 Ruby on Rails Community Survey with Robby Russell (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/331) How to Decommission Your Ruby on Rails Application | Planet Argon (https://blog.planetargon.com/blog/entries/how-to-decommission-your-ruby-on-rails-application?utm_source=rubyonrails-podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=show-notes) Sunset A Rails Application | Planet Argon (https://www.planetargon.com/services/sunset-a-rails-application?utm_source=rubyonrails-podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=show-notes) Robby on Rails (https://blog.planetargon.com/blog/entries/how-to-decommission-your-ruby-on-rails-application?utm_source=rubyonrails-podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=show-notes) Robby on Mastodon (https://ruby.social/@robbyrussell) Robby on Twitter (https://twitter.com/robbyrussell) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) You won’t know if Honeybadger will really save you time and trouble until you see how it works in your own toolchain. With two lines of code and five minutes, you can see for yourself. Honeybadger automatically hooks into popular web frameworks, job systems, authentication libraries, and front-end JavaScript. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Experience the perfect blend of efficiency and accuracy with Scout APM. Our performance monitoring solution is tailor-made for Rails developers, providing fast and effective troubleshooting with an intuitive UI and advanced tracing logic. With real-time anomaly detection and instant alerts, you can swiftly resolve issues like N+1 queries and memory bloat, and prevent customer impact. Don't wait any longer to optimize your Rails app performance - sign up for our free 14-day trial today at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
8/2/202333 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 480: Gnarly Rails with Nick Maloney

Nick Maloney is co-founder of The Gnar Company, a full service product consulting shop. Nick and Brittany discuss Gnar's project for the State of Massachusetts to build out an automated background check system. Nick shares why Rails is their default stack and why he is particularly impressed with the direction of the front-end happening in Rails 7. Show Notes: The Gnar Company (https://www.thegnar.com/) The Gnar Company Blog (https://www.thegnar.com/blog) Nick Maloney on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholasmaloney/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
7/26/202328 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 479: Create What You Want to Exist: Brighton Ruby (Brittany + Nick + Andy)

Brittany and Nick sync up after Nick's one-night-only talk at Brighton Ruby 2023. It wouldn't be a recap without the conference organizer so they were lucky to find Andy Croll free to fill them in on why he continues to run the event and his thoughts on the uptick on conference attendance. Show Notes: Brighton Ruby Conference (https://brightonruby.com/) Andy Croll's personal site (https://andycroll.com/) scarpe-diem Discord Server (https://discord.com/invite/Ca5EHSsGYp) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
7/19/202335 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 478: The Rails SaaS Conference Recap with Andrew Culver

Andrew Culver is a long-time Rails developer and creator of Bullet Train, a SaaS framework for Rails, and the organizer of The Rails SaaS Conference in Los Angeles, California and Athens, Greece. Brittany was excited to have him on the show to talk about his hacker origins, his latest event in Athens, and to discuss why Rails World sold out in 45 minutes. Show Notes: Bullet Train: The Open Source Ruby on Rails SaaS Framework (https://bullettrain.co/) The Rails SaaS Conference (https://railssaas.com/) Laravel Spark (https://spark.laravel.com/) Photos from Andrew's Hacker Phase (https://imgur.com/a/lvo7DcK) Indie Rails: Michael Buckbee - Balancing Marketing & Development While Building Wafris (https://www.indierails.com/11) Rails World - 2023 — October 5 & 6 (https://rubyonrails.org/world) Andrew Culver (@andrewculver) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/andrewculver?lang=en) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Mirror Placement are the Ruby on Rails & JavaScript recruiters. They are actively engaged with a wide and deep network of Rails, JavaScript, and Full-Stack Open Source engineers and tech leaders we love, with relationships cultivated over 15 years. Contact Brian, co-host of this podcast, here (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/contact).
7/12/202336 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 477: YARP has been merged!! (Brittany + Jemma + Kevin)

Mere minutes before this episode was recorded, YARP was merged! Kevin Newton joins Brittany and Jemma this week to share the exciting news. The trio discuss the follow up steps for YARP, whether a marketing push for adoption will be needed and how Kevin and Jemma partnered on the initiative. Show Notes: Episode 385: Minimal Flame Wars (Prettier, Parsing and Regex) with Kevin Newton (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/385) ruby/yarp: Yet Another Ruby Parser (https://github.com/ruby/yarp) Mirror ruby/yarp into ruby/ruby #7964 (https://github.com/ruby/ruby/pull/7964) RubyConf TH 2023 (https://rubyconfth.com/) Kevin Newton (@kddnewton) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/kddnewton?lang=en) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) You won’t know if Honeybadger will really save you time and trouble until you see how it works in your own toolchain. With two lines of code and five minutes, you can see for yourself. Honeybadger automatically hooks into popular web frameworks, job systems, authentication libraries, and front-end JavaScript. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Experience the perfect blend of efficiency and accuracy with Scout APM. Our performance monitoring solution is tailor-made for Rails developers, providing fast and effective troubleshooting with an intuitive UI and advanced tracing logic. With real-time anomaly detection and instant alerts, you can swiftly resolve issues like N+1 queries and memory bloat, and prevent customer impact. Don't wait any longer to optimize your Rails app performance - sign up for our free 14-day trial today at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
7/5/202333 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 476: Career Ladders with Megan Marquardt-Ray

Megan Marquardt-Ray is an Engineering Manager from Included Health. She leads a team of software engineers who build out mobile and web experiences that help people get to high quality healthcare. Before Included Health, she worked at an education startup, bloc, where she first stepped into a managing role. She and Brittany talk about what it means to be a part of a software community, how to draft career ladders, hiring and how to ensure your engineers are progressing. Show Notes: Included Health - Healthcare Navigation & Virtual Care (https://includedhealth.com/) Included Health Careers (https://includedhealth.com/careers/) Megan Marquardt-Ray on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/megan-marquardt/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Ruby on Rails Security Audit by FastRuby.io (https://t.sidekickopen53.com/Ctc/V+23284/d14fnv04/JlF3pr47W8wLKSR6lZ3ntN189nkvXTcJBW5QXsfV81NG1FW3_88Fr6bjWTDW3B1mkg3mLkmMW1tdTcT341fQsW2H1NYz2JvmYtW11b5T18pQBWCW9791hr3p5gr4W351wrg1Fs8G2W1_C4w53HTBZmW1Qpqyp1TdNDtW98XnTt8dbPCNW6hJpqh2d045qV6DVYG2JP91FW1byP9Q6ds8wvW8DRSCP4D0QSWW7LTQCF2pkf3HVlCcNP7SqmwtW2Tq8qg8VZSzYW7HfY1Y5d997lVfM1q58SW3DCW7-0vpS1ZCGg_W52pslC41WdFHW4-t1y081DXZQVpbGsT8Rq6dRW5xHGhQ25M3bfW4BP6kt5H7S4VW5TpgWw4jwM5Qf2h9tkz04) The cost of a vulnerable code isn’t just potential attackers—it’s insurance hike rates, reputation damage, potential lawsuits, among other costly consequences. With FastRuby’s new service, the Ruby on Rails Security Audit, your application’s code, infrastructure and dependencies will get a full examination. In addition, you will get a comprehensive breakdown of actionable recommendations that will save your development team hours of investigative work. Protect your digital asset. Go to fastruby.io/security-audit (https://t.sidekickopen53.com/Ctc/V+23284/d14fnv04/JlF3pr47W8wLKSR6lZ3ntN189nkvXTcJBW5QXsfV81NG1FW3_88Fr6bjWTDW3B1mkg3mLkmMW1tdTcT341fQsW2H1NYz2JvmYtW11b5T18pQBWCW9791hr3p5gr4W351wrg1Fs8G2W1_C4w53HTBZmW1Qpqyp1TdNDtW98XnTt8dbPCNW6hJpqh2d045qV6DVYG2JP91FW1byP9Q6ds8wvW8DRSCP4D0QSWW7LTQCF2pkf3HVlCcNP7SqmwtW2Tq8qg8VZSzYW7HfY1Y5d997lVfM1q58SW3DCW7-0vpS1ZCGg_W52pslC41WdFHW4-t1y081DXZQVpbGsT8Rq6dRW5xHGhQ25M3bfW4BP6kt5H7S4VW5TpgWw4jwM5Qf2h9tkz04)
6/28/202333 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 475: The Return of Rocky Mountain Ruby with Spike Ilacqua

Rocky Mountain Ruby is baaaaaack! Conference organizer, Spike Ilacqua, joined Brittany to discuss why he was bringing the conference back to life in Boulder, CO on October 5th and 6th, 2023. They talk about the advice he has gotten, the open CFP and funding the conference. The wrap up talking about how Spike finds AI kinda cool and kinda scary. Show Notes: The Return of Rocky Mountain Ruby (https://rockymtnruby.dev/) Sponsor Rocky Mountain Ruby (https://rockymtnruby.dev/sponsorship/) Rocky Mountain Ruby CFP (https://rockymtnruby.dev/#cfp) Blue Ridge Ruby (https://blueridgeruby.com/) Spike's Blog (https://stuff-things.net/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! FastRuby.io (https://www.fastruby.io/blog/monthly-maintenance-services.html?utm_source=rubyonrailspodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=fastrubymonthlymaintenance&utm_content=audio) Operating on an old version of Rails is like wearing an old pair of shoes—sure they get the job done (for now) but you want to replace them before you wear a hole in them. See the full breakdown of our monthly maintenance services and schedule a call with us here (https://www.fastruby.io/blog/monthly-maintenance-services.html?utm_source=rubyonrailspodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=fastrubymonthlymaintenance&utm_content=audio).
6/21/202328 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 474: Ship to Learn (GitHub and AI) with Kyle Daigle

Former host of this podcast, Kyle Daigle is the Chief Operating Officer at GitHub. Kyle joined GitHub in 2013 and built and scaled the Ecosystem Engineering teams and worked on the acquisitions of Semmle, npm, and others. He now oversees culture, operations, and communications for the business. He fills Brittany in on all of the exciting initiatives happening at GitHub: GitHub Accelerator, GitHub Fund, GitHub Sponsors and their new research on developer workflow and productivity with AI. Show Notes: 344: Strategic Programs & Arctic Code Vault @ Github with Kyle Daigle (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/343) GitHub Copilot (https://github.com/features/copilot) Arctic Code Vault (https://archiveprogram.github.com/arctic-vault/) GitHub Accelerator (https://accelerator.github.com/) GitHub Fund (https://github.blog/2022-11-09-an-open-source-economy-built-by-developers-for-developers/) GitHub Sponsors (https://github.com/sponsors) Survey reveals AI’s impact on the developer experience (https://github.blog/2023-06-13-survey-reveals-ais-impact-on-the-developer-experience/) Wakefield Research (https://wakefieldresearch.com/) Kyle Daigle (@kdaigle) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/kdaigle) Kyle Daigle on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyledaigle/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! FastRuby.io (https://www.fastruby.io/blog/monthly-maintenance-services.html?utm_source=rubyonrailspodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=fastrubymonthlymaintenance&utm_content=audio) Operating on an old version of Rails is like wearing an old pair of shoes—sure they get the job done (for now) but you want to replace them before you wear a hole in them. See the full breakdown of our monthly maintenance services and schedule a call with us here (https://www.fastruby.io/blog/monthly-maintenance-services.html?utm_source=rubyonrailspodcast&utm_medium=paidplacement&utm_campaign=fastrubymonthlymaintenance&utm_content=audio).
6/14/202343 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 473: Personal Branding & Strongly Held BBQ Opinions with Cody Norman

Making his podcast debut, Cody Norman is a former Loan Officer and current Independent Ruby on Rails consultant. He enjoys mentoring, working with early career developers and is an Engineering Mentor at The Agency of Learning. He joins Brittany to discuss personal branding, the importance of showing up every day and how he approaches mentoring early career developers. Show Notes: Cody Norman's Blog (https://www.codynorman.com/) First Ruby Friend: Find a mentor in the Ruby community (https://firstrubyfriend.org/) The Agency of Learning (https://agencyoflearning.com/) cnorm35 - Cody Norman - Twitter (https://twitter.com/cnorm35?lang=en) Cody Norman on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cody-norman-26832027/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) You won’t know if Honeybadger will really save you time and trouble until you see how it works in your own toolchain. With two lines of code and five minutes, you can see for yourself. Honeybadger automatically hooks into popular web frameworks, job systems, authentication libraries, and front-end JavaScript. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Experience the perfect blend of efficiency and accuracy with Scout APM. Our performance monitoring solution is tailor-made for Rails developers, providing fast and effective troubleshooting with an intuitive UI and advanced tracing logic. With real-time anomaly detection and instant alerts, you can swiftly resolve issues like N+1 queries and memory bloat, and prevent customer impact. Don't wait any longer to optimize your Rails app performance - sign up for our free 14-day trial today at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
6/7/202332 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 472: All I Wanted Was An Environment Variable (thoughtbot) with Victoria Guido and Joe Ferris

Victoria Guido, Managing Director of Business Development and DevOps Strategy, and Joe Ferris, CTO, of thoughtbot stop by to talk about Victoria's recent trip to Ruby Kaigi, thoughtbot's contributions to the Ruby / Rails communities, goals for their podcasts, Platform Engineering for Ruby on Rails engineers and the thoughtbot Incubator program. Show Notes: thoughtbot (https://thoughtbot.com/) Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots (https://www.giantrobots.fm/) Mission Control's AWS Platform Guide (https://thoughtbot.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/APG/overview) mrsked / mrsk (https://github.com/mrsked/mrsk) thoughtbot Incubator (https://thoughtbot.com/incubator) victori_ousg - Victoria Guido / Twitter (https://twitter.com/victori_ousg?lang=en) Victoria Guido (@[email protected]) (https://thoughtbot.social/@vguido) Joe Ferris (@joeferris) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/joeferris?lang=en) Joe Ferris (@[email protected]) (https://thoughtbot.social/@jferris) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
5/31/202330 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 471: RubyKaigi 2023 Recap (Brittany + Jemma)

The moderator of Ruby Committers and the World, Jemma, answers all of Brittany's questions about her recent trip to Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan for RubyKaigi 2023. The pair talk about Matz's keynote, the panel and Jemma's recent work on YARP. Show Notes: RubyKaigi 2023 (https://rubykaigi.org/2023/) Field Report: RubyKaigi (https://blog.testdouble.com/field-reports/ruby-kaigi/) Shopify/yarp: Yet Another Ruby Parser (https://github.com/ruby/yarp) Stan Lo (https://dev.to/st0012) Rbspy (https://jvns.ca/juliasections/rbspy/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
5/24/202327 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 470: A Smorgasbord of Topics (Brittany + Nick)

Brittany and Nick are back together again! Brittany talks about on boarding as an Engineering Manager at Shogun as a Shogie. The two discuss standup preferences, multi-timezone communications, bonding over incidents and Nick's latest venture: rChat. Show Notes: Shogun (https://getshogun.com/) Geekbot - Run standup meetings in Slack (https://geekbot.com) scarpe-team / scarpe (https://github.com/scarpe-team/scarpe) ChatGPT (https://openai.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
5/17/202333 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 469: Railsconf 2023: A Ruby Community Podcast Live!

Listen to Brittany Martin (The Ruby on Rails Podcast), Jason Charnes (Remote Ruby) and Paul Bahr (Peachtree Sound) as they interview guests from the community on a live podcast at Railsconf 2023 in Atlanta, GA. Guest #1: Aaron Patterson, Senior Staff Engineer at Shopify (https://twitter.com/tenderlove) Guest #2: Irina Nazarova, CEO of Evil Martians (https://twitter.com/inazarova) Guest #3: Voted on by the community in an online poll: Justin Searls, Meta Programmer at Test Double (https://twitter.com/searls?lang=en) Guest #4: Voted on by the community live at this session: Britni Alexander, Senior Software Engineer (https://twitter.com/TwitniTheGirl) Our Vanna White of Guest Selection: Danielle Greaves, Lead Web Developer, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (https://twitter.com/danigirl329) Show Notes: A Ruby Community Podcast Live! | Railsconf 2023 (https://railsconf2023.sessionize.com/session/471526) Peachtree Sound (https://www.peachtreesound.com/meet-paul) Substitute Teacher - Key & Peele - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd7FixvoKBw) Keynote - Aaron Patterson | Railsconf 2023 (https://railsconf2023.sessionize.com/session/471439) Rails as a piece of birthday cake | Railsconf 2023 (https://railsconf2023.sessionize.com/session/452834) Evil Martians (https://evilmartians.com/) N.E.A.T. (Not Everything's About Technology) (https://testdouble.com/neat) Justin's Field Report from RubyKaiji (https://testdouble.com/field) Hire Britni! | LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/britnia) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) You won’t know if Honeybadger will really save you time and trouble until you see how it works in your own toolchain. With two lines of code and five minutes, you can see for yourself. Honeybadger automatically hooks into popular web frameworks, job systems, authentication libraries, and front-end JavaScript. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free!
5/10/202337 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 468: Railsconf 2023 Recap (with Drew Bragg and Joël Quenneville)

Joël and Drew join Brittany post-conference to discuss their experience at Railsconf 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. The trio thank the organizers, share tales from speaking and discuss their favorite talks. They wrap by discussing the new Ruby Central individual memberships and their conference plans for the rest of the year. Show Notes: The Bikeshed (https://www.bikeshed.fm/) Code and the Coding Coders who Code it (https://podcast.drbragg.dev/) Railsconf (https://railsconf.org/) In Favor of Ruby Central Memberships (https://dev.to/baweaver/in-favor-of-ruby-central-memberships-15gl) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Mirror Placement are the Ruby on Rails & JavaScript recruiters. They are actively engaged with a wide and deep network of Rails, JavaScript, and Full-Stack Open Source engineers and tech leaders we love, with relationships cultivated over 15 years. Contact Brian, co-host of this podcast, here (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/contact).
5/3/202338 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 467: The Rails Foundation with Amanda Perino

Amanda Perino is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Rails Foundation. Brittany interviewed Amanda and the pair discuss all of the exciting initiatives coming out of the Foundation, the Rails community members who are helping with the efforts and advice coming from other software communities. Show Notes: The Rails Foundation (https://rubyonrails.org/foundation) Rails World (https://rubyonrails.org/2023/4/6/rails-world-is-coming) This Week in Rails newsletter (https://world.hey.com/this.week.in.rails) The Rails Changelog Podcast (https://www.railschangelog.com/) Suggestion Form to send ideas to the Rails Foundation (https://app.todohelpers.com/forms/4758b5b0-d6f9-4f41-8041-992cc9b748fb) the Tightly Coupled Book Club (https://rss.com/podcasts/tightly-coupled-book-club/) Amanda Brooke Perino (@AmandaBPerino) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/amandabperino?lang=en) Amanda Perino on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandabrookeperino/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger is the application health monitoring tool built for you, the developer who cares about a quality product and happy customers. Start monitoring today at https://www.honeybadger.io/ (https://www.honeybadger.io/). Honeybadger is free for small teams, and setup takes as little as five minutes. Visit https://www.honeybadger.io/ (https://www.honeybadger.io/). Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
4/26/202333 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 466: Pairing on Code and Conference Talks with Selena Small and Michael Milewski

Selena Small and Michael Milewski are a pair of Senior developers from Melbourne, Australia that not only love to pair on code but getting ready for a world tour of conference talks. Fresh off the roles as co-MCs for Rubyconf AU, the pair speak with Jemma and Brittany about why they are advocates for pairing, some pairing horror stories and how they would describe the Australian Ruby community. Show Notes: Failure Driven (https://failure-driven.com/) Failure Driven on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/failure_driven) Selena Small (@selenasmall88) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/selenasmall88) Michael Milewski (@saramic) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/saramic) Selena on Sessionize (https://sessionize.com/selena-small/) Michael on Sessionize (https://sessionize.com/michael-milewski/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) As an Engineering Manager or an engineer, too much of your time gets sucked up with downtime issues, troubleshooting, and error tracking. How can you spend more time shipping code and less time putting out fires? Honeybadger is how. It’s a suite of monitoring tools specifically for devs. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Experience the perfect blend of efficiency and accuracy with Scout APM. Our performance monitoring solution is tailor-made for Rails developers, providing fast and effective troubleshooting with an intuitive UI and advanced tracing logic. With real-time anomaly detection and instant alerts, you can swiftly resolve issues like N+1 queries and memory bloat, and prevent customer impact. Don't wait any longer to optimize your Rails app performance - sign up for our free 14-day trial today at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
4/19/202332 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 465: Why Companies Don't Hire Juniors with Alex Ghiculescu

Alex Ghiculescu is the co-founder of Workforce.com, a workforce management product built on Ruby on Rails. The topic of hiring Juniors has been a common theme lately but he joins Brittany and Brian to discuss why companies are actually avoiding it. The trio debate in-office training, salaries and promotions. Show Notes: Workforce.com (https://workforce.com/) Why companies don't hire juniors by Alex Ghiculescu (https://ghiculescu.substack.com/p/why-companies-dont-hire-juniors) If you want to learn more about working at Workforce.com, reach out to: Chicago - Stacey McKnight - [email protected] London - Phil Fraser - [email protected] Brisbane - Austin Wilshire - [email protected] For non-junior roles, they will consider folks who don’t live in those places but can commute to them occasionally. Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) You won’t know if Honeybadger will really save you time and trouble until you see how it works in your own toolchain. With two lines of code and five minutes, you can see for yourself. Honeybadger automatically hooks into popular web frameworks, job systems, authentication libraries, and front-end JavaScript. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
4/12/202333 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 464: What Being a Staff Developer Means at Shopify with Rose Wiegley

Rose Wiegley is a Senior Staff Developer on Shopify’s Payments and Risk team. Jemma is solo hosting today as she interviews Rose about her thoughts on being a staff engineer at Shopify, keynoting at RubyConf Mini and her recent team switch at Shopify. Show Notes: What Being a Staff Developer Means at Shopify by Rose Wiegley (https://shopify.engineering/what-being-a-staff-developer-means-at-shopify) RubyConf Mini 2022: Keynote by Rose Wiegley (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GorXHiB7nw) NormConf Talk: Data Driven Promotions (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gzEKQnFSCA) Alex Terrasa’s talk, "Here be dragons" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7DOSoXICMo) ‘Give Away Your Legos’ and Other Commandments for Scaling Startups (https://review.firstround.com/give-away-your-legos-and-other-commandments-for-scaling-startups) Rose W (@rose_w) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/rose_w?lang=en) rose (@[email protected]) (https://ruby.social/@rose) Rose's Blog (https://rosew.blog/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) If you want to simplify your stack, and lower your bills, it’s time to check out Honeybager. Honeybadger combines all of those services into one easy to use platform—it’s everything you need to keep production healthy and your customers happy. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more!
4/5/202335 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 463: The Tightly Coupled Book Club (with Mina and Aji Slater)

Mina Slater (she/her) is a senior developer with Mission Control, thoughtbot's DevOps, platform engineering and SRE team. Aji Slater (they/them) is a development team lead at thoughtbot on Lift-Off, thoughtbot’s team that specializes in new product development and launch. Together, they guest on the podcast to discuss their new podcast: The Tightly Coupled Book Club. They pitch the concept to Brittany, ask Brittany for advice and discuss feedback from Brittany's initial listen. Show Notes: Episode 431: For the Love of Consulting and the Cloud with Mina Slater (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/431) Ruby on Rails Guides (https://guides.rubyonrails.org/) the Tightly Coupled Book Club (https://rss.com/podcasts/tightly-coupled-book-club/) Ruby Book Club Podcast (http://rubybookclub.com/episodes) Mina Slater (@[email protected]) (https://thoughtbot.social/@mina) Aji Slater (@[email protected]) (https://thoughtbot.social/@aji) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger is the application health monitoring tool built for you, the developer who cares about a quality product and happy customers. Start monitoring today at https://www.honeybadger.io/ (https://www.honeybadger.io/). Honeybadger is free for small teams, and setup takes as little as five minutes. Visit https://www.honeybadger.io/ (https://www.honeybadger.io/). Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more!
3/29/202336 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 462: Scarpe Diem: Seize the Shoes (Brittany + Nick)

What is Nick? Well, Nick has a thing! He tells Brittany all about his new project: Scarpe. From there, Brittany steals some free consulting from Nick when she presents an authentication problem she is trying to tackle on a side project. Nick shares his experience at a coveted Sandi Metz workshop and they wrap on a personal update from Brittany. Show Notes: Shoes! The easiest little GUI toolkit, for Ruby (http://shoesrb.com/) why-archive/nobody-knows-shoes.pdf at master - GitHub (https://github.com/whymirror/why-archive/blob/master/shoes/nobody-knows-shoes.pdf) Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.26.0.1 - GitHub (https://github.com/AndyObtiva/glimmer-dsl-swt) scarpe-team / scarpe (https://github.com/scarpe-team/scarpe) schwad (@schwad_rb) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/schwad_rb?lang=en) Hackety Hack - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackety_Hack) Bullet Train: The Ruby on Rails SaaS Template (https://bullettrain.co/) CanCanCan - The authorization Gem for Ruby on Rails (https://github.com/CanCanCommunity/cancancan) Sandi Metz (https://sandimetz.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Recent studies found that downtime can cost $427 per minute for small businesses, and up to $9,000 per minute for medium-sized businesses. That's every single minute!  A monthly subscription with Honeybadger helps you prevent costly downtime by giving you all the monitoring you need in one easy-to-use platform so you can quickly understand what's going on and how to fix it, which helps you stay in business. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more!
3/22/202334 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 461: ccyalater and Merge Conflict Hit the Track! (with Colleen Leonard)

Colleen Leonard has been working in tech since 2015, first as a Front-End Developer and then as a recruiter. She is currently a Technical Recruiter at Test Double. She joins Brittany to chat technical recruitment in Part 1 and then roller derby in Part 2. Let's roll. Show Notes & Links: You can follow Colleen on the following platforms: * Colleen Leonard / LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/colleen-carroll-leonard/) * Colleen Leonard (@_colleenleonard) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/_colleenleonard?lang=en) * Colleen Leonard on (@ccleonard ) / Mastodon (https://ruby.social/@ccleonard) You can follow Test Double on the following platforms: Read the latest at https://blog.testdouble.com/ (https://blog.testdouble.com/) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/testdouble (https://www.linkedin.com/company/testdouble) Mastodon: https://mastodon.world/@testdouble (https://mastodon.world/@testdouble) Sponsored By: Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more! Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days.
3/15/202333 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 460: The State of Rails Hiring in 2023 (Brittany + Brian)

In 2022, Rails Hiring is Still Hot was our most listened to episode! By popular demand, Brian is back to give us the state of the Ruby on Rails hiring market for 2023. Brittany and Brian discuss his clients, advice for those who have a job and advice for those who are seeking a role in this weird market. Show Notes & Links: Episode 419: Rails Hiring is Still Hot (Brittany + Brian) (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/419) Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. JetBrains RubyMine (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/) RubyMine is an intelligent cross-platform IDE that provides all essential tools for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers out of the box. It offers smart code completion and analysis, easy code navigation, safe automated refactorings, an interactive debugger, Git workflow support, database integration, and many other tools. All tools are integrated together in a highly customizable, productive, user-friendly environment. To get a special 20% discount for the listeners of The Ruby on Rails Podcast just enter the discount code railspodcast during purchase (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/). You can apply this discount to JetBrains All products pack and use IDEs of your choice.
3/8/202333 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 459: Blue Ridge Ruby with Jeremy Smith and Mark Locklear

Jeremy Smith is a designer/developer who runs a tiny one-person web studio called HYBRD. Mark Locklear is a Web Developer and Project Manager at the Extension Foundation. Together, they are co-hosting Blue Ridge Ruby, a two-day, single-track conference featuring ten speakers, plus lightning talks. The conference will be held at the historic Masonic Temple in downtown Asheville on Thursday, June 8th and Friday, June 9th. Show Notes: Blue Ridge Ruby (https://blueridgeruby.com/) Sponsor Blue Ridge Ruby (https://blueridgeruby.com/sponsorship/) HYBRD (https://hybrd.co/) IndieRails Podcast (https://www.indierails.com/) Jeremy Smith (@jeremysmithco) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/jeremysmithco) Mark Locklear (@[email protected]) - Twitter (https://twitter.com/marklocklear) Mark's Personal Site (http://locklear.me/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Recent studies found that downtime can cost $427 per minute for small businesses, and up to $9,000 per minute for medium-sized businesses. That's every single minute!  A monthly subscription with Honeybadger helps you prevent costly downtime by giving you all the monitoring you need in one easy-to-use platform so you can quickly understand what's going on and how to fix it, which helps you stay in business. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more!
3/1/202332 minutes
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Episode 458: LEARN Academy with Adam Cuppy, Sarah Proctor and Chelsea Kaufman

Brittany has a trio today! Adam Cuppy, Sarah Proctor and Chelsea Kaufman from LEARN Academy join her to discuss the academy's origin story, curriculum and how they garner interest for their program. They dive deeper into their internship program and how an internship is one of the most accessible ways to start bringing juniors into the team. Show Notes & Links: LEARN academy (https://www.learnacademy.org/intensive-bootcamp/) 3-Day Jumpstart Bootcamp | LEARN academy (https://www.learnacademy.org/jumpstart/) Partners | LEARN academy (https://www.learnacademy.org/partners/) Adam Cuppy on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamcuppy/) Sarah Proctor on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-proctor-sd/) Chelsea Kaufman on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelskaufman/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Get the best of both worlds with Scout APM. Quick and effective performance monitoring designed specifically for Rails developers, it helps you fix issues fast with a developer-friendly UI and tracing logic. Resolve abnormalities like N+1 queries and memory bloat in real-time and prevent customer impact with real-time alerting. Try it now with a free 14-day trial and get started at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) . Then, take your skills to the next level at SPOTcon 2023. Experience the future of performance monitoring alongside Scout APM and other industry leaders. Stay ahead of the game with innovative solutions at SPOTCon 2023 a virtual event on March 2nd, 2023 - Register Now! www.spotcon.io (https://event.spotcon.io/2023/).
2/22/202340 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 457: This Week In Rails with Emmanuel Hayford

Emmanuel Hayford is an independent Rails Consultant and a co-editor of "The Weeks in Rails". He excitedly tells Brittany his favorite upcoming features for Rails 7.1 and his favorite features that shipped with Ruby 3.2. They wrap the episode discussing why community content is so important. Show Notes & Links: This Week in Rails (https://world.hey.com/this.week.in.rails) TryRuby: Learn programming with Ruby (https://try.ruby-lang.org/) An Overview Of Ruby on Rails 7.1 Features. Part I (https://manny.codes/this-week-in-rails-wrapped-an-overview-of-rails-7-1-features-part-i/) Ruby 3.2.0 Released (https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2022/12/25/ruby-3-2-0-released/) Rad Ruby (https://manny.codes/radruby) Emmanuel Hayford on Twitter (@siaw23) (https://twitter.com/siaw23) Sponsored By: Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more! Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days.
2/15/202326 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 456: The Ruby’s Got You Covered World Tour with Kevin Murphy

Kevin Murphy is a software developer in the Boston area, currently working at Bookbub. After discussing Kevin's first commit into Ruby(!), he and Brittany discuss the long-term benefits and effects of community involvement, including speaking. Stay tuned for the premiere of Kevin's tour promo at the end of the episode! Show Notes & Links: Contributing to Ruby Docs (https://docs.ruby-lang.org/en/master/contributing_md.html) Ruby's Coverage Module (https://docs.ruby-lang.org/en/master/Coverage.html) Kevin Murphy's website (https://kevinjmurphy.com/) Kevin Murphy on Mastodon (https://ruby.social/@kevin_j_m) Kevin's Blog Post Series about having an MBA (https://kevinjmurphy.com/posts/situational-leadership/) Kevin's contribution to Ruby (https://github.com/ruby/ruby/commit/b3d330c39ebbf27cefc2d83109dad9e0b3b0e94f) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more!
2/8/202326 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 455: Adventures in TruffleRuby (Brittany + Nick)

After taking a moment to talk about Chris Seaton's impact on the community, Nick tells Brittany about his adventures in TruffleRuby and Hatchbox. They also discuss how Shopify removed all recurring meetings with more than two people in perpetuity to encourage more focus time. Show Notes & Links: Chris Seaton (https://chrisseaton.com/) oracle/truffleruby - GitHub (https://github.com/oracle/truffleruby) postmodern/chruby: Changes the current Ruby - GitHub (https://github.com/postmodern/chruby) Hatchbox.io (https://hatchbox.io/) Roda: Routing Tree Web Toolkit - Jeremy Evans (https://roda.jeremyevans.net/) Shopify tells employees to just say no to meetings (https://www.seattletimes.com/business/shopify-tells-employees-to-just-say-no-to-meetings/) Workplace from Meta (https://www.workplace.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. JetBrains RubyMine (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/) RubyMine is an intelligent cross-platform IDE that provides all essential tools for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers out of the box. It offers smart code completion and analysis, easy code navigation, safe automated refactorings, an interactive debugger, Git workflow support, database integration, and many other tools. All tools are integrated together in a highly customizable, productive, user-friendly environment. To get a special 20% discount for the listeners of The Ruby on Rails Podcast just enter the discount code railspodcast during purchase (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/). You can apply this discount to JetBrains All products pack and use IDEs of your choice.
2/1/202330 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 454: Rubyconf @ Home: Hanami Core Team

Captured live from Rubyconf 2022 Home Edition on January 11th, 2023, this is a special episode recorded with the Hanami Core Team: Luca Guidi, Tim Riley and Peter Solnica. Co-moderated by Jason Charnes and Brittany Martin. Moderated By: Jason Charnes, Remote Ruby (https://remoteruby.com/) Brittany Martin, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/) Panelists: Luca Guidi (https://lucaguidi.com/) Tim Riley (https://timriley.info/) Peter Solnica (https://solnic.codes/) A special thanks to the organizers of Rubyconf @ Home for making this happen! Show Notes: Hanami (https://hanamirb.org/) dry-rb (https://dry-rb.org/) ROM (https://rom-rb.org/) Roda (https://roda.jeremyevans.net/) decafsucks / decafsucks (https://github.com/decafsucks/decafsucks) Sponsor Hanami (https://hanamirb.org/donate/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Recent studies found that downtime can cost $427 per minute for small businesses, and up to $9,000 per minute for medium-sized businesses. That's every single minute!  A monthly subscription with Honeybadger helps you prevent costly downtime by giving you all the monitoring you need in one easy-to-use platform so you can quickly understand what's going on and how to fix it, which helps you stay in business. Get started today in as little as 5 minutes at Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) with plans starting at free! Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more!
1/25/202350 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 453: Ruby for All Crossover: Integrations

Brittany guested on Ruby for All this week! She joins Julie J to talk about why integrations are important to developers and why integration knowledge can give Juniors a leg up in hiring. They also discuss the differences between APIs and webhooks and review a real world example. Show Notes & Links: Ruby for All (https://www.rubyforall.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Miro (https://miro.com/ruby/) Brainstorm, solve problems, and reach better decisions faster as a team on Miro’s visual collaboration platform. Whether you use it for Agile rituals, technical diagramming, or as a project hub, Miro brings together developers and their workflows in one shared space. Check out The Ruby on Rails Podcast community board at miro.com/ruby/ (https://miro.com/ruby/) where you can learn about the hosts, leave feedback, and more!
1/18/202330 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 452: 2023 with Finesse (Brittany + Jemma)

After reflecting on their 2022 resolutions, Brittany and Jemma talk about their resolutions for 2023. Afterwards, Brittany congratulates Jemma on shipping Object Shapes in Ruby 3.2, asks what is in store for her next and why everyone should upgrade to Ruby 3.2. They wrap up the episode talking about team changes at TextUs. Show Notes & Links: Episode 399: New Year's Resolutions & Mediocrity with Brittany and Jemma (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/399) Ruby 3.2.0 Released (https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2022/12/25/ruby-3-2-0-released/) Shopify/yjit: Optimizing JIT compiler built inside CRuby - GitHub (https://github.com/Shopify/yjit) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. JetBrains RubyMine (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/) RubyMine is an intelligent cross-platform IDE that provides all essential tools for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers out of the box. It offers smart code completion and analysis, easy code navigation, safe automated refactorings, an interactive debugger, Git workflow support, database integration, and many other tools. All tools are integrated together in a highly customizable, productive, user-friendly environment. To get a special 20% discount for the listeners of The Ruby on Rails Podcast just enter the discount code railspodcast during purchase (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/). You can apply this discount to JetBrains All products pack and use IDEs of your choice.
1/11/202326 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 451: How We Hire Junior Developers with Andy Croll

The podcast voice is back! Andy Croll is starting 2023 off right by joining Brittany to discuss the process they went through at CoverageBook to hire a junior developer. The timing is perfect because TextUs was also hiring a Junior developer so Brittany cons Andy into sharing a bunch of free advice. Happy New Year, listeners! Show Notes & Links: CoverageBook (https://coveragebook.com/) Episode 384 - The TextUs Junior Trio with Saundra Catalina, Jeff Golden and Luke Mason (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/384) My First Ruby Friend (https://firstrubyfriend.org/) One Ruby Thing - Andy Croll (https://andycroll.com/ruby/) Chats in the Cupboard (https://chatsinthecupboard.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
1/4/202333 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 450: Bootstrapping SaaS on Rails + Finding Community with Adam Pallozzi

Adam Pallozzi has been a professional musician, business owner and software developer. Now, he has co-founded SleepHQ, a CPAP support community where users can upload, review and share their therapy data with anyone. Ahead of his (spoiler: successful) launch of the Pro version, Adam sits down with Brittany to discuss his journey to finding Rails, his appreciation of Bullet Train, working on hardware (magic!) and finding community from AU. Show Notes & Links: SleepHQ (https://www.sleephq.com/) Bullet Train: The Ruby on Rails SaaS Template (https://bullettrain.co/) Adam Pallozzi (@adampallozzi) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/adampallozzi) Adam Pallozzi on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgFjsJxOnr4mL2fXFphJgyQ) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
12/28/202234 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 449: New OSS Maintainers with Stefanni Brasil and Thiago Araujo

Stefanni Brasil and Thiago Araujo are back on the show as new maintainers of the Faker gem! The trio discuss what they have learned in OSS so far, when to declare bankruptcy and how to market a project for new contributors. Does Hacktoberfest make a difference? Show Notes & Links: Episode 407 | Get to Senior with Stefanni Brasil and Thiago Araujo (hexdevs) (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/407) Get to Senior | hexdevs (https://academy.hexdevs.com/view/courses/get-to-senior) faker-ruby / faker (https://github.com/faker-ruby/faker) How to Open Source with Richard Schneeman | hexdevs Podcast (https://www.hexdevs.com/posts/how-to-open-source-with-richard-schneeman-schneems/) Stefanni Brasil (@stefannibrasil) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/stefannibrasil) Thiago Araujo (@thdaraujo) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/thdaraujo) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
12/21/202229 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 448: Turbo Native Workshop with Joe Masilotti

Joe Masilotti of both Turbo Native and railsdevs fame, joined Brittany to talk about his upcoming Turbo Native workshop. They discuss why he is conducting the workshop(s), whether he is happy with the current state of Turbo Native (with a cool OSS reveal) and of course, an update on how railsdevs is progressing. Show Notes & Links: Episode 413 - Positivity and railsdevs with Joe Masilotti (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/413) Turbo Native Workshop (https://masilotti.com/turbo-native-workshop/) hotwired / turbo-ios (https://github.com/hotwired/turbo-ios) railsdevs (https://railsdevs.com/) Joe Masilotti (@joemasilotti) (https://twitter.com/joemasilotti) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
12/14/202230 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 447: Rubyconf Mini Recap + The Rails Foundation (Brittany + Jemma + Emily)

Brittany is joined by the co-organizers of Rubyconf Mini: co-host, Jemma, and Emily Samp. The trio discussed how inclusivity was laced into the event, their futures as conference planners and the adoration of Jemma's Nana. In the back half of the episode, they discuss their expectations and reaction to the announcement of The Rails Foundation. Show Notes & Links: Episode 434 All Things RubyConf Mini (Brittany + Jemma) (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/434) The Rails Foundation](https://rubyonrails.org/foundation) The Ruby on Rails Podcast Listener Feedback Form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdira0SzpFYUWkfZJzk5yloi6sKUGxcTPLE3V70RDjQOfwppw/viewform) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days. JetBrains RubyMine (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/) RubyMine is an intelligent cross-platform IDE that provides all essential tools for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers out of the box. It offers smart code completion and analysis, easy code navigation, safe automated refactorings, an interactive debugger, Git workflow support, database integration, and many other tools. All tools are integrated together in a highly customizable, productive, user-friendly environment. To get a special 20% discount for the listeners of The Ruby on Rails Podcast just enter the discount code railspodcast during purchase (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/). You can apply this discount to JetBrains All products pack and use IDEs of your choice.
12/7/202236 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 446: I'm Giving A Talk on Thursday (The Rubyconf Mini Podcast Panel)

Live from Providence, RI, it is the Rubyconf Mini Podcast Panel! Panelists from different community podcasts come together to discuss their experiences at the conference, field questions from the audience attendees and of course, mention their upcoming talks they were giving at the conference. Moderated By: Brittany Martin, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/) Panelists: Andy Croll, Chats in the Cupboard (https://chatsinthecupboard.com/) Drew Bragg, Code and the Coding Coders who Code it (https://podcast.drbragg.dev/) Joël Quenneville, The Bikeshed (https://www.bikeshed.fm/) Julie J, Ruby for All (https://www.rubyforall.com/) A special thanks to the organizers of Rubyconf Mini for making this panel happen: Jemma Issroff, Emily Samp and Andy Croll. Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
11/30/202243 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 445: The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide Episode (Brittany + Nick)

It's back and now a tradition! It's the Holiday Gift Guide episode where Brittany and Nick share their picks for gifts that might appeal to a developer in your life. Brittany's Picks Philips Hue: Smart lighting (https://www.philips-hue.com/en-us) Gold Neutral Recorder Button (https://www.amazon.com/Neutral-Recorder-Recordable-Education-Batteries/dp/B07MQXQWBB) Cirkul Water Bottle | Brittany's Referral Link to Save $ (https://drinkcirkul.com/share/Brittany-V6240301580378) Felix Gray Blue Light Glasses (https://felixgray.com/collections/blue-light-glasses) Wizard Zines by Julia Evans (https://wizardzines.com/) Nick's Picks Rebuilding Rails by Noah Gibbs (https://rebuilding-rails.com/) AWS IoT Button (https://aws.amazon.com/iotbutton/) Roam Research – A note taking tool for networked thought (https://roamresearch.com/) Steam Deck (https://store.steampowered.com/steamdeck) Lava Lamp (https://www.lavalamp.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days. JetBrains RubyMine (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/) RubyMine is an intelligent cross-platform IDE that provides all essential tools for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers out of the box. It offers smart code completion and analysis, easy code navigation, safe automated refactorings, an interactive debugger, Git workflow support, database integration, and many other tools. All tools are integrated together in a highly customizable, productive, user-friendly environment. To get a special 20% discount for the listeners of The Ruby on Rails Podcast just enter the discount code railspodcast during purchase (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/). You can apply this discount to JetBrains All products pack and use IDEs of your choice.
11/23/202233 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 444: Artificial Intelligence on Rails with Kevin Su

Kevin Su ditched college to pursue the venture-backed startup dream, but found his calling running a small, bootstrapped and profitable SaaS business called Clearscope. Together, Brittany, Brian and Kevin discuss why Rails is the perfect launching pad for SaaS businesses, the tech stack Clearscope has chosen and how they approach hiring. Show Notes & Links: Clearscope (https://www.clearscope.io/) Kalzumeus Software - patio11 (https://www.kalzumeus.com/) Start Small, Stay Small (https://startsmall.com/) Senior/Lead Full-stack Software Engineers at Clearscope (https://angel.co/company/clearscopeio/jobs/2261957-full-stack-software-engineers-all-levels) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
11/16/202224 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 443: Your Network Is Your Net Worth with Roman Turner

Roman Turner is a classically trained French chef turned developer. He's now a Software Developer at America's Test Kitchen. He and Brittany discuss personal branding, attracting and keeping members in the Ruby/Rails community and advice for junior developers seeking their first role. Show Notes & Links: America's Test Kitchen (https://www.americastestkitchen.com/) Jeweler’s Apprentice (http://jewelers-apprentice.com/) Roman (@scoop_law) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/scoop_law) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days. JetBrains RubyMine (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/) RubyMine is an intelligent cross-platform IDE that provides all essential tools for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers out of the box. It offers smart code completion and analysis, easy code navigation, safe automated refactorings, an interactive debugger, Git workflow support, database integration, and many other tools. All tools are integrated together in a highly customizable, productive, user-friendly environment. To get a special 20% discount for the listeners of The Ruby on Rails Podcast just enter the discount code railspodcast during purchase (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/). You can apply this discount to JetBrains All products pack and use IDEs of your choice.
11/9/202230 minutes
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Episode 442: Sierra Rails (The Apprenticeship Pattern) with Dave Paola

An episode to inspire everyone who is passionate about Junior Rails developers finding roles! Dave Paola is the founder of Sierra Rails, a new development agency based on the idea that combining Ruby on Rails with the apprenticeship model can produce big results. Show Notes & Links: Episode 307: Choosing the Right Tech Stack with Dave Paola (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/307) Sierra Rails (https://www.sierrarails.com/) Exposing your Ignorance by Sierra Rails (https://anchor.fm/sierra-rails) Dave Paola (@dpaola2) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/dpaola2) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
11/2/202233 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 441: The Pursuit of Mentorship with Meghan Gutshall

Meg Gutshall is a Ruby on Rails application developer at Penn Medicine with a passion for open source. Brittany asks Meg about her love of Virtual Coffee, her fond memories of Mike Rogers and her role as a core team member of Ruby for Good. Show Notes & Links: Penn Medicine (https://www.pennmedicine.org/) Virtual Coffee (https://virtualcoffee.io/) Ruby for Good (https://rubyforgood.org/) meg_gutshall - Twitter (https://mobile.twitter.com/meg_gutshall) meg-gutshall (Meg Gutshall) - GitHub (https://github.com/meg-gutshall) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days. Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Mirror Placement are the Ruby on Rails & JavaScript recruiters. They are actively engaged with a wide and deep network of Rails, JavaScript, and Full-Stack Open Source engineers and tech leaders we love, with relationships cultivated over 15 years. Contact Brian, co-host of this podcast, here (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/contact).
10/26/202232 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 440: World Traveler and Ruby 3.2 Preview (Brittany + Jemma)

Object Shapes is merged and headed to Ruby 3.2! Fresh off of her world tour, Jemma catches up with Brittany about RubyKaigi, Euroku and Rails SaaS. After talking about Rubyconf Mini plans, the pair discuss the new Data.define feature coming to Ruby 3.2 as well. Show Notes & Links: Rubyconf Mini Tickets (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rubyconf-mini-providence-rhode-island-registration-414698754137) Implement Object Shapes #6386 by jemmaissroff (https://github.com/ruby/ruby/pull/6386) Add Data class implementation: Simple immutable value object #6353 by zverok (https://github.com/ruby/ruby/pull/6353) New in Ruby 3.2 - Data.define (https://dev.to/baweaver/new-in-ruby-32-datadefine-2819) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
10/19/202225 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 439: One More Podcast Pitch with Andy Croll

Andy Croll is back and he has something to say. Brittany and Andy chat from their cupboards about My First Ruby Friend, bringing yourself to work, Apple note driven development and Rubyconf Mini. They spend the rest of the episode on Andy's podcast pitch. Show Notes & Links: My First Ruby Friend (https://firstrubyfriend.org/) One Ruby Thing - Andy Croll (https://andycroll.com/ruby/) Rubyconf Mini 2022 (https://www.rubyconfmini.com/) Chats in the Cupboard (https://chatsinthecupboard.com/) Andy Croll (@andycroll) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/andycroll?lang=en) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger monitors your cron jobs and services to make sure they don't silently disappear. When Honeybadger is quiet, life is good. Check monitoring off your todo list. Try Honeybadger free for 15 days. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
10/12/202235 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 438: The Rails SaaS Conference Hype Train with Drew Bragg

Reunited and it feels so good! Friend of the show and host of Code and the Coding Coders who Code it, Drew Bragg, is back today. Together, he and Brittany discuss the upcoming Rails SaaS Conference and their goals for attending. They also hash out Drew's game show talk for Rubyconf Mini and how he is straddling a Rails upgrade and ViewComponent upgrade at work. Show Notes & Links: Code and the Coding Coders who Code it (https://podcast.drbragg.dev/) Rails SaaS Conference (https://railssaas.com/) Rubyconf Mini (https://www.rubyconfmini.com/) ViewComponent (https://viewcomponent.org/) MaterialUI (https://mui.com/) Drew Bragg (@DRBragg) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/drbragg) Paul Bahr (@PaulEditsPods) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/PaulEditsPods) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Status Pages now come with incident management! Build confidence with a public status page that shows your live service status, incident history, and more—and bring your own domain! Transparency inspires trust—when your next outage happens, communication is key. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) to learn more. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
10/5/202232 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 437: It's Not Only Sauerkraut and Pickles (Brittany + Nick)

After diving into CrossFit and their favorite comfort foods, Nick and Brittany talk all things conferences: RubyKaigi 2022, Rails SaaS and Rubyconf 2022. Nick ends the episode by sharing some cool Rails upgrade tooling he is working on. Show Notes & Links: CrossFit (https://www.crossfit.com/) RubyKaigi 2022 (https://rubykaigi.org/2022/) Rails SaaS Conference (https://railssaas.com/) Rubyconf 2022 (https://rubyconf.org/) Rubyconf Mini 2022 (https://www.rubyconfmini.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast).
9/28/202230 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 436: The RoR Podcast x Rubber Duck Dev Show: Engineering Manager vs. Product Manager

Brittany returns to the the Rubber Duck Dev Show! In this episode, Chris and Creston discuss the different viewpoints and objectives for engineering managers vs. product managers with Brittany Martin & Josh Gaastra. Show Notes & Links: Rubber Duck Dev Show | Wednesdays at 8p EST (https://www.rubberduckdevshow.com/) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Mirror Placement are the Ruby on Rails & JavaScript recruiters. They are actively engaged with a wide and deep network of Rails, JavaScript, and Full-Stack Open Source engineers and tech leaders we love, with relationships cultivated over 15 years. Contact Brian, co-host of this podcast, here (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/contact).
9/21/202250 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 435: My Boss is Here with Joel Schlundt

Joel Schlundt is the CTO of TextUs and Brittany's boss. After diving into two origin stories, the pair discuss the Senior Backend Engineer role they are hiring for, applications they never want to build again and the importance of off-sites for remote teams. They cap the conversation off with a horror story. Announcements The Ruby on Rails Podcast Store (https://the-ruby-on-rails-podcast.myspreadshop.com/all?listModeOverride=DESIGN) Fun original designs like “Tell Me Your Developer Origin Story”, “Ruby is Badass”, “Ruby on Tails” and “the Established in Rails” series in shirts, hoodies, magnets, stickers and bandanas. Net proceeds of store purchases benefit Steptember, to raise funds for research and innovation for cerebral palsy. From Wednesday, September 14th through Saturday, September 17th 2022, all customers get free standard shipping on all orders. This does include international standard shipping. Shop here (https://the-ruby-on-rails-podcast.myspreadshop.com/all?listModeOverride=DESIGN). Show Notes & Links: Senior Software Engineer, Backend @ TextUs (https://boards.greenhouse.io/textus/jobs/4645583004) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast).
9/14/202224 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 434: All Things RubyConf Mini (Brittany + Jemma)

Jemma, one of the co-organizers of RubyConf Mini, chats with Brittany on why she decided to organize RubyConf Mini (November 15 - November 17, 2022 in Providence, Rhode Island). The two co-hosts discuss CFPs, organizing challenges and more importantly, who should consider attending RubyConf Mini. They also celebrate Jemma getting her Japanese visa for RubyKaigi 2022. Show Notes & Links: RubyConf Mini (https://www.rubyconfmini.com/) RubyKaigi 2022 (https://rubykaigi.org/2022/) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
9/7/202228 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 433: The One About Layoffs (Brittany + Brian)

The tech industry is in unprecedented times with the amount of layoffs happening. Brittany and Brian share their personal layoff stories and offer some advice to laid off employees, retained employees and companies. While empathizing with the shock layoffs cause, the duo offer some silver linings. Show Notes & Links: Tech Layoffs In 2022: The U.S. Companies That Have Cut Jobs (https://news.crunchbase.com/startups/tech-layoffs-2022/) Layoffs.fyi Tracker (http://layoffs.fyi/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast).
8/31/202228 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 432: All Aboard Bootcamp with John Crepezzi

Brittany welcomes John Crepezzi, founder of All Aboard Bootcamp, on to the show. After geeking out over John's storied career path through Ruby (including the ISMs at Genius) the two dive into why and how John created a free Ruby/Rails/JS bootcamp for under-represented groups. Show Notes & Links: GitHub - ice-cube-ruby/ice_cube: Ruby Date Recurrence Library (https://github.com/ice-cube-ruby/ice_cube) The Genius ISM’s (https://www.dugcampbell.com/the-genius-isms/) All Aboard Bootcamp (https://allaboardbootcamp.com/) John's Twitch Stream (https://www.twitch.tv/seejohnrun) John Crepezzi (@seejohnrun) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/seejohnrun?lang=en) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Mirror Placement are the Ruby on Rails & JavaScript recruiters. They are actively engaged with a wide and deep network of Rails, JavaScript, and Full-Stack Open Source engineers and tech leaders we love, with relationships cultivated over 15 years. Contact Brian, co-host of this podcast, here (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/contact).
8/24/202236 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 431: For the Love of Consulting and the Cloud with Mina Slater

Mina Slater is a developer on Mission Control, thoughtbot's DevOps and SRE team and serves as a Scholarship program organizer with Ruby Central. Mina details why it is humbling to embrace the cloud and what SRE means. She and Brittany then share their hot takes consulting versus working on a product team. Show Notes & Links: thoughtbot Mission Control (https://thoughtbot.com/mission-control) Site Reliability Engineering: Google (https://sre.google/) Mina Slater (@minar528) on Twitter (https://twitter.com/minar528) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast).
8/17/202228 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 430: Dearly Departed (Brittany + Jemma)

After congratulating Jemma on her talk acceptance to RubyKaigi, the duo discuss how to handle when a co-worker is departing. From handling communication to acknowledging the importance of the departing, it's a topic that should resonate with many developers. They wrap up exclaiming over first #rubyfriend. Show Notes & Links: RubyKaigi 2022 (https://rubykaigi.org/2022/) Hire Me: I'm Excellent at Quitting by Brittany Martin - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jr0yGI7sKgI) first #rubyfriend (https://firstrubyfriend.org/) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
8/10/202227 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 429: Rubber Duck Dev Show with Chris Booth and Creston Jamison

Brittany guested on the Rubber Duck Dev Show, a livestream with two Rubyists (Chris & Creston) who chat live about all the aspects of development. They talk over the origins of how Brittany became the host of The Ruby on Rails Podcast and their thoughts and struggles on project management. Show Notes & Links: Rubber Duck Dev Show | Wednesdays at 8p EST (https://www.rubberduckdevshow.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast).
8/3/202253 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 428: From Developer to CEO with Irina Nazarova

Irina Nazarova is the CEO of Evil Martians, a consulting company known as authors of PostCSS, AnyCable, imgproxy, and many blog posts and tutorials. She and Brittany discuss both her developer and CEO origin stories, sustainable opensource, leading really talented developers and Google Apps Script. Show Notes & Links: Evil Martians (https://evilmartians.com/) whitequark/parser: A Ruby parser. - GitHub (https://github.com/whitequark/parser) All of the Evil Martians's Open Source Libraries (https://github.com/evilmartians) Google Apps Script (https://developers.google.com/apps-script) Irina Nazarova (@inazarova) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/inazarova) Support Ukraine: Nova Ukraine (https://novaukraine.org/) Razom for Ukraine (https://www.razomforukraine.org/) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Mirror Placement are the Ruby on Rails & JavaScript recruiters. They are actively engaged with a wide and deep network of Rails, JavaScript, and Full-Stack Open Source engineers and tech leaders we love, with relationships cultivated over 15 years. Contact Brian, co-host of this podcast, here (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/contact).
7/27/202225 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 427: Nick is an Influencer (Brittany + Nick)

Nick is officially an influencer! After Nick accidentally launched a co-host of Rubyists learning Japanese (including Brittany!), the duo chat about learning styles and recommended podcasts. Oh, and upgrade your Rails applications, listeners! Show Notes & Links: Duolingo (https://www.duolingo.com/) akr / all-ruby (https://github.com/akr/all-ruby) Leetcode (https://leetcode.com/) Naming Things (https://www.namingthings.org/) Rubber Duck Dev Show (https://www.rubberduckdevshow.com/) Rails Versions 7.0.3.1, 6.1.6.1, 6.0.5.1, and 5.2.8.1 have been released! (https://rubyonrails.org/2022/7/12/Rails-Versions-7-0-3-1-6-1-6-1-6-0-5-1-and-5-2-8-1-have-been-released) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast).
7/20/202229 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 426: Neurodiversity and Starting a Podcast with Julie J

Making her podcast debut, Julie J is a junior engineer at Codecademy from Skillsoft. Julie answers Brittany's questions about how she learned to code, her role at Codecademy and her involvement in the Neurodivergent ERG at Codecademy. Then, Julie reveals her plans for a new podcast in the Ruby community! Show Notes & Links: Codecademy (https://www.codecademy.com) Code in Place (https://codeinplace.stanford.edu/) All Aboard Bootcamp (https://allaboardbootcamp.com/) Julie (@codewithjulie) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/codewithjulie) Ruby for All (@rubyforall) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/rubyforall) Sponsored By: AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast). Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
7/13/202230 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 425: The Railsconf At Home 2022 Ruby Podcast Panel

Moderated By: Brittany Martin, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://twitter.com/BrittJMartin) Panelists: Aaron Francis, Framework Friends (https://twitter.com/aarondfrancis) Andy Croll, Chats in the Cupboard (https://twitter.com/andycroll) Brian Mariani, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Drew Bragg, Coding Coders (https://twitter.com/DRBragg) Jason Charnes, Remote Ruby (https://twitter.com/jmcharnes) Jemma Issroff, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://twitter.com/JemmaIssroff) Show Notes & Links: Framework Friends (https://www.frameworkfriends.com/) Code and the Coding Coders who Code it (https://podcast.drbragg.dev/) Chats in the Cupboard (https://chatsinthecupboard.com/) Remote Ruby (https://remoteruby.transistor.fm/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
7/6/202243 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 424: Women On Rails and VirtualCoffee.io with Aurelie Verrot

Enchanté. Aurelie Verrot is a developer originally from France who now lives in California. She is Software Engineer at Zendesk, working in the i18n team. She answers all of Brittany's questions about working at Zendesk, translating the beloved Women On Rails newsletter and VirtualCoffee.io. Show Notes & Links: General Assembly (https://generalassemb.ly) Zendesk (https://www.zendesk.com/) Women On Rails Newsletter (https://womenonrails.substack.com/) VirtualCoffee.io (https://virtualcoffee.io/) Hacktoberfest (https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/) Aurelie Verrot (@LiliVerrot) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/liliverrot) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
6/29/202229 minutes
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Episode 423: Featuring Some of the Nicest People in Rubydom (Brittany + Nick)

Brittany and Nick took a foray into handheld console gaming before celebrating Nick's new role at Shopify on the Ruby/Rails Infra team. They chatted about their favorite parts of Railsconf including Nick's Ruby Archaeology talk and Shopify's Railsconf Afterparty Twitter Space. Also, Past Rubies is back! Show Notes & Links: Unofficial RailsConf Afterparty today on Twitter Spaces | Shopify (https://twitter.com/ShopifyEng/status/1529182404060950528) Euruko 2022 CFP (https://2022.euruko.org/cfp/) RubyKaigi 2022 CFP (https://cfp.rubykaigi.org/events/2022) Ruby Weekly Issue 606 | Panel Feature (https://rubyweekly.com/issues/606) Past Rubies Subscription Signup (http://pastrubies.live/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
6/22/202232 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 422: Object Shapes and Open Source (Brittany + Jemma)

Brittany had questions about how to contribute to Ruby but luckily, Jemma was here to explain the process and explain her most recent proposal: Object shapes for Ruby. Object shapes are a technique for representing properties of an object. The two then debate reaching sustainable open source software. Show Notes & Links: Feature #18776: Object Shapes (https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/18776) Stripe Press — Working in Public (https://press.stripe.com/working-in-public) GitHub user sends notification to 400k users (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31627061) Open Source is Not About You by Richard Hickey (https://gist.github.com/richhickey/1563cddea1002958f96e7ba9519972d9) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
6/15/202231 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 421: I've Been Here For Awhile with David Hill

David Hill is a Staff Software Engineer with CareRev. He just gave his first ever conference presentation at RailsConf 2022, titled “React-ing to Hotwire”. He is thinking about starting a podcast (yes!) so he asks Brittany her thoughts on co-hosts and topics. Show Notes & Links: React-ing to Hotwire | Railsconf 2022 (https://railsconf.org/program/sessions#session-1303) The Rails SaaS Conference (https://railssaas.com/) Framework Friends (https://www.frameworkfriends.com/) Code and the Coding Coders who Code it (https://podcast.drbragg.dev/) Railsconf Guide (https://railsconf.org/scholarships) David Hill on Twitter (@DavidEsmale) (https://twitter.com/DavidEsmale) Sponsored By: AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
6/8/202230 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 420: The Railsconf 2022 Ruby Podcast Panel

Live from Portland, OR is the Ruby Podcast Panel recording from Railsconf 2022! The panelists discuss why they are loyal to podcasting, the state of the Ruby and Rails communities, opening doors for juniors into our industry and themes they noted from the conference. Moderated By: Jemma Issroff, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://twitter.com/JemmaIssroff) Panelists: Brittany Martin, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://twitter.com/BrittJMartin) Nick Schwaderer, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://twitter.com/schwad_rb) Andrew Mason, Remote Ruby (https://twitter.com/andrewmcodes) Jason Charnes, Remote Ruby (https://twitter.com/jmcharnes) Chris Oliver, Remote Ruby (https://twitter.com/excid3) Andrew Culver, Framework Friends (https://twitter.com/andrewculver) Colleen Schnettler, Software Social Podcast (https://twitter.com/leenyburger) Robby Russell, Maintainable Podcast (https://twitter.com/robbyrussell) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
6/1/202243 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 419: Rails Hiring is Still Hot (Brittany + Brian)

Brian is back with his insights on how the Rails hiring market is fairing, the differences between JS and Rails recruiting, whether avoiding whiteboarding is a good sign and how companies can effectively evaluate potential developers. Show Notes & Links: Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) poteto / hiring-without-whiteboards (https://github.com/poteto/hiring-without-whiteboards) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
5/25/202224 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 418: Flash Forward to Railsconf Day 2 with Andrea Fomera

Andrea Fomera is a Senior Software Developer at Podia who finds enjoyment in updating dependencies and crafting high quality, robust and maintainable code. She and Brittany flash forward to Railsconf Day 2 to discuss Andrea's talk, goals for the conference and an epic quest to find the best donut in Portland. Show Notes & Links: Andrea's Personal Site (https://afomera.dev) Andrea Fomera (@afomera) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/afomera) Learn Hotwire by Building a Forum (https://store.afomera.dev/learn-hotwire) Podia (https://www.podia.com/) WNB.rb (https://www.wnb-rb.dev/) Sponsored By: AppSignal (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast) Monitor your apps from A to Z: error tracking, performance insights, server metrics, uptime pages, custom dashboards, and more. AppSignal works for all popular Ruby frameworks and automatically instruments and creates beautiful dashboards for Sidekiq, Active Job, and other integrations. As a listener of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, you get a 10% discount and a box of sweet treats. Start your 30-day free trial at https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast (https://www.appsignal.com/rorpodcast). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
5/18/202231 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 417: Treading Water & Panel Planning (Brittany + Jemma)

Fresh off of treading water in a sweatsuit for a swim test, Brittany called up Jemma to do a live brainstorm for the Railsconf 2022 Podcast Panel. After discussing Jemma's team trip to London for Shopify, they go over the panel participants, moderation strategies and potential topics. Show Notes & Links: Railsconf 2022 COVID Policy (https://railsconf.com/covid) Ruby Podcast @ Railsconf 2022 on Day 1 (https://railsconf.com/schedule) Remote Ruby (https://remoteruby.transistor.fm/) Framework Friends (https://www.frameworkfriends.com/) Maintainable (https://www.maintainable.fm/) Software Social (https://softwaresocial.dev/) WNB.rb (https://www.wnb-rb.dev/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
5/11/202229 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 416: Tackling Technical Texts with Steve Lynch

Steve Lynch is an Engineering Manager at Root Insurance, working with a full-stack team on a Rails and React stack. Brittany invited Steve on to the show to discuss Engineering Management and his Rubyconf talk, "I Read It But Don't Get It, or How to Tackle Technical Texts" so she could tackle some texts on her bookshelf. Show Notes & Links: Voulez-Vous with Zach and Steve (https://voulezvouscast.tumblr.com/) I Read It But Don't Get It, or How to Tackle Technical Texts by Steve Lynch | Rubyconf 2021 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnB74T9saN4) Ruby Under a Microscope (https://patshaughnessy.net/ruby-under-a-microscope) Episode 414: The RoR Podcast x Coders Coders Crossover Event with Drew Bragg (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/414) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger is exception, uptime, and cron monitoring, all in one place — and easily installed in your web app. Deploy with confidence and be your team's devops hero. They now have status pages and can monitor SSL certs. They just shipped an update that can help communicate outages to your customers: public status pages with custom domains and branding. Learn more at https://www.honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/). Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Mirror Placement are the Ruby on Rails & JavaScript recruiters. They are actively engaged with a wide and deep network of Rails, JavaScript, and Full-Stack Open Source engineers and tech leaders we love, with relationships cultivated over 15 years. Contact Brian, co-host of this podcast, here (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/contact).
5/4/202235 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 415: Respect & Retros with Andrew Strovers

Andrew Strovers is a Senior Software Engineer out of Omaha, Nebraska. Being that he has serious opinions on trust and communication in the workplace, he was the perfect guest to discuss retros: how to reward vulnerability, adjust to the remote components and incorporate fun. Show Notes & Links: UpDog (https://updogchallenge.com/) Nathan Knisley on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanknisley/) Andrew Strovers on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/adstrovers/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. mailtrap.io (https://bit.ly/3L52GI0) mailtrap.io (https://bit.ly/3L52GI0) is an online tool for safe email testing in dev and staging environments. Set up in less than 5 minutes to assess the deliverability of an email and share results with team members, check if there are any mistakes with the HTML and CSS validation. Send Emails and monitor their performance with the new Sending Solution. Explore these and many other functions of Mailtrap. Get started for free at mailtrap.io (https://bit.ly/3L52GI0).
4/27/202228 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 414: The RoR Podcast x Coders Coders Crossover Event with Drew Bragg

Brittany interviews Drew Bragg, the Staff Engineer at Within3 and the host of the new Code and the Coding Coders who Code it podcast about his origin, his love of the Ruby community and their experience at Sin City Ruby. The pair then switch host seats and Drew interviews Brittany about her love of burpees, what she is working on, her blockers and what she currently finds interesting. Show Notes & Links: With3 (https://within3.com/) Code and the Coding Coders who Code it Podcast (https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjviPuTopn3AhXkT98KHakMBNwQFnoECAoQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.buzzsprout.com%2F1927628&usg=AOvVaw2rx5vPOPVNs7WZfQ4dLXqO) Remote Ruby | Its Always Sinny In Las Vegas aka Sin City Ruby (https://remoteruby.transistor.fm/174) TextUs Careers (https://textus.com/jobs/) Framework Friends Podcast (https://www.frameworkfriends.com/) Drew Bragg (@DRBragg) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/DRBragg) Brittany Martin (@BrittJMartin) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/brittjmartin) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
4/20/202244 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 413: Positivity and railsdevs with Joe Masilotti

Joe Masilotti is an independent developer who specializes in Ruby on Rails, iOS, and automated testing. He helps clients port their Rails apps to iOS with Turbo Native. Brittany and Brian talk with Joe about building railsdevs in public, the challenges he has faced and the technical decisions he is proud of. They wrap up by discussing Joe's upcoming "Porting your Rails app to iOS with Turbo Native" workshop he has been inspired to do. Show Notes & Links: railsdevs - The reverse job board for Ruby on Rails developers (https://railsdevs.com/) railsdevs on Github (https://github.com/joemasilotti/railsdevs.com) Joe Masilotti (@joemasilotti) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/joemasilotti) Hotwire dev newsletter (https://masilotti.com/hotwire/) Joe's tweet about Porting your Rails app to iOS with Turbo Native workshop (https://twitter.com/joemasilotti/status/1507100497286610953) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
4/13/202229 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 412: Plant Killers (Brittany + Jemma + Emily)

Emily is guesting as co-host this week with Jemma and Brittany! The trio celebrate Emily's new role at Shopify and discuss taking breaks between roles. Emily and Brittany just wrapped up reviewing CFPs for Railsconf so Jemma asks them about the patterns they observed. They wrap up by talking about their (not) green thumbs and home desk setups. Show Notes & Links: Sorbet · A static type checker for Ruby (https://sorbet.org/) Jemma's Tweet to Ruby Central (https://twitter.com/JemmaIssroff/status/1499096595282870273) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
4/6/202233 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 411: Sin City Reunion (Brittany + Nick)

Brittany and Nick gush about their long awaited reunion at Sin City Ruby in Las Vegas. They talk about talk prep, hype music, and even costume changes. After discussing how to pull off a company onsite and remote whiteboarding, they wrap by sharing their thoughts on "No Railsconf". Show Notes & Links: Sin City Ruby (https://www.sincityruby.com/) Miro (https://miro.com/) Figjam (https://www.figma.com/figjam/) Code and the Coding Coders who Code it (https://www.buzzsprout.com/1927628) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
3/30/202232 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 410: Ruby Loyalty and Engineering Management with Ufuk Kayserilioglu

Ufuk is the Engineering Manager of the Ruby Infrastructure team (Jemma's team!) at Shopify. After transitioning his career from physics to software development, Ufuk has had the fortune of working with lots of interesting technologies at various levels of the stack. He, Jemma and Brittany chat about management philosophies, why he remains excited about Ruby and what is the ideal role for Shopify in the larger Ruby ecosystem. Show Notes & Links: Shopify / maintenance_tasks (https://github.com/Shopify/maintenance_tasks/) Shopify / yjit (https://github.com/Shopify/yjit) Sorbet (https://sorbet.org/) Ufuk Kayserilioglu (@paracycle) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/paracycle) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
3/23/202230 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 409: Ruby on Trails with Jennifer Konikowski

Jennifer Konikowski had been doing mostly Rails since 2012, though is currently taking a detour and working in Go at Splice. She and Brittany talk about what lead her to Pittsburgh, her fitness journey and tips. Show Notes & Links: Splice (https://splice.com/) Jaybird (https://www.jaybirdsport.com/) PowerBlock Adjustable Dumbbells (https://powerblock.com/) The Peloton App (https://www.onepeloton.com/app) Strava (https://www.strava.com/) TrainingPeaks | Reclaim Your Race Day (https://www.trainingpeaks.com/) Strong - Workout Tracker & Gym Log (https://www.strong.app/) Workout of the Day | Concept2 Rowing Machines (https://www.concept2.com/indoor-rowers/training/wod) Jennifer Konikowski (@jenkoni) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/jenkoni) Jennifer’s Website (https://www.jenniferkonikowski.com/) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
3/16/202234 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 408: Functionally Fit with Mike Coutermarsh

Returning after seven years and back by popular demand, Mike Coutermarsh is a software engineer at PlanetScale, where he’s building a serverless relational database. After catching up and sharing their adoration of Flash, Brittany and Mike nerd out on home fitness: equipment, routines and goals. Show Notes & Links: 202: Behind the Scenes at Product Hunt with Mike Coutermarsh (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/202) PlanetScale - The Database for Developers (https://planetscale.com) GitHub - vitessio/vitess (https://github.com/vitessio/vitess) CrossFit Games: The Open (https://games.crossfit.com/) Rogue Stock Bot - Real Time Restock Alerts - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKESbsFiiqw) Brianna Lamb - Functional Bodybuilding (https://functional-bodybuilding.com/brianna/) TrueCoach: #1 Personal Trainer Software (https://truecoach.co/) WHOOP | Your Personal Digital Fitness and Health Coach (https://www.whoop.com/) ActiveRecord::ConnectionAdapters::ConnectionPool (https://api.rubyonrails.org/classes/ActiveRecord/ConnectionAdapters/ConnectionPool.html) Mike Coutermarsh (@mscccc) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/mscccc) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
3/9/202234 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 407: Get to Senior with Stefanni Brasil and Thiago Araujo (hexdevs)

Stefanni Brasil and Thiago Araujo, the duo behind hevdevs, join Brittany to discuss their new course launch "Get to Senior", sharing your career goals with your manager and how to feel like a promotion was deserved. Show Notes & Links: Get to Senior Crash Course (https://www.hexdevs.com/senior-crash-course/) Get to Senior (https://academy.hexdevs.com/view/courses/get-to-senior) hexdevs Interview with Brittany Martin (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgRxjC02nO8) Buy Get to Senior (10% off) (https://academy.hexdevs.com/) Stefanni Brasil (@stefannibrasil) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/stefannibrasil) Thiago Araujo (@thdaraujo) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/thdaraujo) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
3/2/202235 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 406: Default to Action with Tanner Johnson and Nick Gervasi

Tanner Johnson, Engineer, and Nick Gervasi, CTO, of Flowdash join Brittany to talk about why they chose Rails, how customers deploy their app on premise and the design of their internal users dashboard. They wrap up discussing the perks and challenges of all engineers being involved in growth, sales, and marketing at Flowdash. Show Notes & Links: Flowdash (https://flowdash.com/) Flowdash on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRJMTIpHkOrbSAaWwl9Ilfg/videos) How we automated new user insights — in 10 minutes | Flowdash (https://flowdash.com/blog/customer-insights) Tanner Johnson on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tannerljohnson/) Nick Gervasi on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-gervasi/) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
2/23/202232 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 405: Dev Rel and Second Career Developers with Ben Greenberg

Ben Greenberg is a second career developer who previously spent a decade in the fields of adult education, community organizing, and non-profit management. He works as a lead developer relations engineer at New Relic by day and is building hirethePIVOT, a reverse job board for career changers, at night. Show Notes & Links: On Being an Early Career Dev in Your 30s by Ben Greenberg (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YhBMu43Lm4) hirethePIVOT (https://hirethepivot.com/) Hummus on Rails (https://www.getrevue.co/profile/hummusonrails) Ben Greenberg (@RabbiGreenberg) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/RabbiGreenberg) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
2/16/202238 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 404: 404: Developer Not Found (Brittany + Jemma)

After a campy true crime start, Brittany and Jemma recap Brittany's first full marathon, Brittany's promotion to Engineering Manager and Jemma brings up the exciting news of YJIT porting to Rust. They wrap up by discussing the tracks for the Railsconf 2022 CFP. Start applying! Show Notes & Links: Feature #18481: Porting YJIT to Rust (request for feedback) (https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/18481) Railsconf 2022 CFP (https://cfp.rubycentral.org/events/railsconf-2022) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
2/9/202230 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 403: Unlocking More Plasma Supply with Damian Galarza

Damian Galarza is the VP of Engineering at Buoy Software. Buoy is building software for good — connected intelligence that unlocks more plasma supply. Brittany, Brian and Damian discuss scaling engineering culture and reflect on technical decisions in a post Rails 7 world. Show Notes & Links: Buoy Software (https://www.buoysoftware.com/) Damian Galarza (@dgalarza) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/dgalarza) Buoy Software on Github (https://github.com/BuoySoftware) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
2/2/202224 minutes
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Episode 402: UX Hot Takes with Pancakes (Nikki LeServe)

What is an Engineering Lead without her UX Designer? Nikki "Pancakes" LeServe, Senior UX Designer at Textus, joined Brittany to discuss her UX origin story and to respond to Brittany's controversial UX theories. Should design by committee die? Should Bootstrap ever be used? Should some stuff be designed to be difficult to use? Tune in. Show Notes & Links: How to Get to Senior | HexDevs | 10% Discount (https://academy.hexdevs.com/?coupon=RUBY-ON-RAILS-PODCAST) How to avoid ‘design by committee’ and why you should at all costs (https://medium.com/swlh/how-to-avoid-design-by-committee-and-why-you-should-at-all-costs-8e8ce78c1058) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
1/26/202225 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 401: From Frontend to Fullstack with Shameel Abdullah

Shameel Abdullah is a Senior Developer at Shopify. Starting his career with frontend development, he has transitioned to a fullstack developer, working with Rails across multiple startups. He, Nick and Brittany chat about GraphQL and frontend opinions. Show Notes & Links: Sin City Ruby (https://www.sincityruby.com/) Get Your Conference Proposal Accepted - Schneems (https://schneems.com/blogs/2016-04-07-conference-proposal) Gusto/apollo-federation-ruby - GitHub (https://github.com/Gusto/apollo-federation-ruby) meeoh - GitHub (https://github.com/meeoh) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
1/19/202228 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 400: Nothing But Gold Stars All The Way with Collin Jilbert

Joining Brittany to celebrate episode 400(!), Collin Jilbert is a Ruby on Rails Developer at GoRails. They discuss why he committed to Rails so early in his career, his various ambitious projects (Ruby Radar, fleur de ruby), his love of the community and what his new role will entail. Show Notes & Links: fleur de ruby (@fleurderuby) (https://twitter.com/fleur_de_ruby) Ruby Radar (https://rubyradar.dev/?via=twitter-profile-webview) GoRails (https://gorails.com/) Jumpstart Pro (https://jumpstartrails.com/) pay-rails/pay: Payments for Ruby on Rails apps - GitHub (https://github.com/pay-rails/pay) Collin (@collin_jilbert) (https://twitter.com/collin_jilbert) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. JetBrains RubyMine (https://jb.gg/rubyonrailspodcast) RubyMine is an intelligent cross-platform IDE for Ruby and Rails developers. Head over to jb.gg/RubyOnRailsPodcast (https://jb.gg/rubyonrailspodcast) for a 20% discount on a JetBrains IDE of your choosing and a chance to win a one-year personal subscription. This offer will be valid for one month following the release of this episode.
1/12/202225 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 399: New Year's Resolutions & Mediocrity with Brittany and Jemma

Will Ruby 3.1 drop on Christmas (spoiler: it did!)? Jemma and Brittany catch up with the changes from this past year, talk about some resolutions they are planning for 2022 and whether the pursuit for mediocrity should be one of them. Oh yes, they also touch on the release of Rails 7. Show Notes & Links: Ruby 3.1.0 Released (https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2021/12/25/ruby-3-1-0-released/) WNB.rb (@wnb_rb) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/wnb_rb) In Praise of Mediocrity (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/opinion/sunday/in-praise-of-mediocrity.html) Rails 7.0: Fulfilling a vision (https://rubyonrails.org/2021/12/15/Rails-7-fulfilling-a-vision) Sponsored By: Hook Relay (https://www.hookrelay.dev/) Hook Relay is a service that makes sending and receiving webhooks reliable, secure, and transparent—automatically. Sign up now, and you can start receiving webhooks from integrations like GitHub, etc., even before you have an app to receive them. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
1/5/202230 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 398: Audiophile: The Meta Episode with Paul Bahr

It's a The Ruby on Rails Podcast x Remote Ruby collab! Brittany is joined with Jason Charnes and Andrew Mason so they can interview the editor of their shows, Paul Bahr, on how he got into podcast editing and the tools you need to get started. Find out the answers to fascinating questions such as: what is everyone's filler word? Is there really room for more podcasts? Are Ruby podcasts a great palate cleanser after editing true crime? A fun episode to record, we hope you enjoy listening. Show Notes & Links: Paul Bahr on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulbahr/) Peachtree Sound (https://www.peachtreesound.com/) Descript (https://www.descript.com/) How to Start a Podcast: Step by Step (https://www.buzzsprout.com/how-to-make-a-podcast?gclid=Cj0KCQiAnuGNBhCPARIsACbnLzqK-q3veNwWoyEC5ah5QXmMsp2hmKNIrDKL8ZVhQEVepDe2gUaBjaAaAqxqEALw_wcB) Best Day/Time to Publish Your Podcast (https://www.megaphone.fm/resources/what-time-should-you-publish-your-podcast) Paul’s Favorite $100 Mics: Rode NT-USB-Mini USB Microphone with Detachable Magnetic Stand (https://www.amazon.com/Rode-NT-USB-Mini-Microphone-Detachable-Headphone/dp/B084P1CXFD/ref=sxin_14_ac_d_bv?ac_md=0-0-QmVzdCBWYWx1ZQ%3D%3D-ac_d_bv_bv_bv&cv_ct_cx=rode+nt+usb+mic&keywords=rode+nt+usb+mic&pd_rd_i=B084P1CXFD&pd_rd_r=05767698-3673-4cdb-a720-e11aa7c865c1&pd_rd_w=TkBCM&pd_rd_wg=8cTBM&pf_rd_p=148e9898-1bed-4a70-9840-46f32e4185bd&pf_rd_r=SESWYERNH7GKHBKV7TE7&psc=1&qid=1639497572&sr=1-1-f4ff053e-b1e8-4d31-8f95-56d755c862ba) Blue Yeti USB Mic (https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Yeti-USB-Microphone-Blackout/dp/B00N1YPXW2/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=XB5Y9JX4CS4I&keywords=blue%2Byeti%2Busb%2Bmic&qid=1639497630&s=musical-instruments&sprefix=blue%2Byeti%2Cmi%2C177&sr=1-1-spons&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUFaTUxaODNITERLVzUmZW5jcnlwdGVkSWQ9QTAxMjU0NTUyMTM1U05DTVRLN1BTJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTAyNDkxMzlNWVhNRDVLSUk4Nlomd2lkZ2V0TmFtZT1zcF9hdGYmYWN0aW9uPWNsaWNrUmVkaXJlY3QmZG9Ob3RMb2dDbGljaz10cnVl&th=1) Paul’s Favorite Online Recording Platforms: Riverside (https://riverside.fm/) Zencastr (https://zencastr.com/) Zoom (https://zoom.us/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
12/29/202131 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 397: Game Development in Ruby (Super Bombinhas) with Victor David Santos

Victor David Santos is a fullstack Engineer at Tremendous and the creator of the Ruby platformer, Super Bombinhas. Victor joined Brittany to share insights on game development in Ruby, how to publish a game to Steam and how generous the gaming community can be. Show Notes & Links: Tremendous (https://www.tremendous.com/) The Ocra Gem (https://github.com/larsch/ocra) The Gosu Library (https://github.com/gosu/gosu) The MiniGL Library (https://github.com/victords/minigl) MiniGL Tutorials (https://www.devsv.com.br/ruby/minigl/2019/05/27/developing-games-with-ruby-and-minigl-part-1.html) Super Bombinhas on Steam (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1553840/Super_Bombinhas/) victords / super-bombinhas (https://github.com/victords/super-bombinhas) Victor's Itch Page (https://victords.itch.io/) Victor on Github (https://github.com/victords) Victor David Santos (@VictorDS92) / Twitter (https://twitter.com/victords92) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
12/22/202125 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 396: Advice My Uncle Told Me with Zachery Hostens

Zachery Hostens is a Senior Rails Engineer at TextUs. He is a self taught techie to his core, who tries to have his hands in all the cookie jars. He and Brittany discuss what it was like working as Wells Fargo as a Rails engineer, how he landed at TextUs and some strategies on finding the hidden Rails developers out there. Show Notes & Links: Zachery Hostens on Github (https://github.com/zacheryph) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
12/15/202125 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 395: The Holiday Gift Guide Episode (Brittany & Nick)

It's that magical time of the year again. Brittany and Nick catch up on Nick's experience at Rubyconf then dive into their holiday gift picks for 2021. Do you agree? Have more picks? Tweet to @brittjmartin and @Schwad4HD14 with your thoughts. Brittany's Picks Code & Supply Coding Pennants (https://codeandsupply.storenvy.com/collections/1392656-coding-pennants) Jumpstart Pro (https://jumpstartrails.com/pricing?ck_subscriber_id=361084039) Chill Pill V4 (https://www.etsy.com/listing/793151627/chill-pill-v4?ref=shop_home_feat_4&pro=1) LL Bean Tech Tote (https://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/111891) Monolisa Font (https://www.monolisa.dev/) Scribd (https://www.scribd.com/g/6oin5k) Nick's Picks SKÅDIS (IKEA) (https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/p/skadis-pegboard-white-10321618/) Wired Magazine Subscription (https://www.wired.co.uk/subscribe) Ergodox EZ (https://ergodox-ez.com/) Tailwind UI Components (https://tailwindui.com/pricing) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
12/8/202130 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 394: Rubyconf 2021 Recap: Live + Virtual (Brittany & Jemma)

Brittany and Jemma record right after Rubyconf 2021 so they could share their experiences and favorite talks both in-person and virtual. Oh, also, this is now a running podcast. Show Notes & Links: Rubyconf 2021 (https://rubyconf.org/) Introducing: MemoWise (https://medium.com/building-panorama-education/introducing-memowise-51a5f0523489) Talks Discussed: Achieving fast method metaprogramming: lessons from MemoWise by Jemma Issroff, Jacob Evelyn (https://rubyconf.org/program/sessions#session-1215) Minimize Your Circus Factor: Building Resilient Teams by Mercedes Bernard (https://rubyconf.org/program/sessions#session-1173) Managing Up: Strategies for Leveling Up by Mina Slater (https://rubyconf.org/program/sessions#session-1174) On Being an Early Career Dev in Your 30s by Ben Greenbug (https://rubyconf.org/program/sessions#session-1159) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
12/1/202130 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 393: The Rubyconf 2021 Live Podcast Panel

Recorded live from Rubyconf 2021 in Denver, CO with an audience! Panelists from The Ruby on Rails Podcast, Code with Jason and Remote Ruby gathered to chat about why they were excited to attend Rubyconf, favorite episodes and to field listener questions. Moderated By: Jemma Issroff, The Ruby on Rails Podcast () Panelists: Andrew Mason, Remote Ruby (https://twitter.com/andrewmcodes) Jason Charnes, Remote Ruby (https://twitter.com/jmcharnes) Jason Swett, Code with Jason (https://twitter.com/JasonSwett) Emily Giurleo, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://twitter.com/EmilyGiurleo) Nick Schwaderer, The Ruby on Rails Podcast (https://twitter.com/Schwad4HD14) Show Notes & Links: Rubyconf 2021 (https://rubyconf.org/) WNB.rb (https://twitter.com/wnb_rb) Ruby5: A Twice-Weekly 5 Minute Ruby News Podcast (http://www.rubyinside.com/ruby5-ruby-news-podcast-2441.html) Ruby Weekly (https://rubyweekly.com/?m) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
11/24/202151 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 392: I'm Actually Totally Happy (Brittany & Brian)

No holiday break on the recruiting front! Brittany and Brian catch up on the Rails recruiting trends. They discuss how companies need to up the ante now that so many are remote first, how interviews should be structured and whether it is worth getting in the door, if it is not for the role you want. Show Notes & Links: Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Rubyconf 2021 Job Fair (https://rubyconf.org) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
11/17/202128 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 391: Announcing Mocktail with Justin Searls

Justin Searls helped start Test Double—a software agency of experienced developers who work with clients to build great software together, as a team. He gave Brittany the scoop on Mocktail, an opinionated alternative to minitest's mocks, rr, mocha, and rspec-mocks. As a bonus: he offers his insights and advice on being a confident speaker. Show Notes & Links: testdouble/mocktail (https://github.com/testdouble/mocktail) Test Double | An Agency Improving the World's Software (https://testdouble.com/) Mockito framework site (https://site.mockito.org/) Jim Weirich's Tweet (https://twitter.com/jimweirich/status/77124604602228737) searls/gimme (https://github.com/searls/gimme) jimweirich/flexmock (https://github.com/jimweirich/flexmock) Please don't mock me - Justin Searls - JSConf US 2018 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8sKpJwq6lY) VCR - GitHub (https://github.com/vcr/vcr) How to Make a Gem of a Gem (https://blog.testdouble.com/talks/2021-11-10-how-to-make-a-gem-of-a-gem/) Justin Searls (@searls) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/searls) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
11/10/202138 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 390: Code Quality with Ernesto Tagwerker

Ernesto Tagwerker is the Founder of OmbuLabs, the Ruby on Rails development shop behind FastRuby.io. He comes back to the podcast to talk about code quality: what it is, what it is perceived to be and what its like to maintain a few Ruby code quality gems, including ruby-critic and skunk. Show Notes & Links: OmbuLabs :: The Lean Software Boutique (https://www.ombulabs.com/) FastRuby.io (https://www.fastruby.io/) 309: Upgrading Rails & Skunk for Scoring with Ernesto Tagwerker (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/309) rails_stats (https://github.com/fastruby/rails_stats) rubycritic (https://github.com/whitesmith/rubycritic) skunk (https://github.com/fastruby/skunk) metric_fu (https://github.com/metricfu/metric_fu) Eight Dimensions of Quality (https://www.toolshero.com/quality-management/eight-dimensions-of-quality/) The Code Quality Challenge - Tuple.app (https://tuple.app/code-quality-challenge) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
11/3/202131 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 389: Dev Ops Lead with Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor returns! Together, Brittany and Jason discuss his recent promotion to Dev Ops Lead at TextUs, how fluent in the stack you need to be to make operational decisions and the Rubyconf sessions they are excited to attend. Show Notes & Links: OpenTelemetry (https://opentelemetry.io/) Rubyconf Program (http://rubyconf.org/program) Careers at TextUs (https://textus.com/jobs/) JT (@thetizzo) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/thetizzo?lang=en) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
10/27/202125 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 388: Ruby is Still a Diamond with Emma Hyde

After Emma's blog post, "Ruby is Still a Diamond", took the software engineering world by storm, Brittany and Jemma invited Emma on to the show (her podcast debut!) to ruminate why she continues to be excited about Ruby, why you should invest the effort into upgrading to Ruby 3.0, the differences between parallelism & concurrency and an introduction to Ractors. Show Notes & Links: Ruby is Still a Diamond by Emma Hyde (https://medium.com/retention-science/ruby-is-still-a-diamond-b789d2661266) Dockwa (https://dockwa.com/) Retention Science (https://www.retentionscience.com/) Emma Hyde on Medium (https://medium.com/@emmajhyde) Emma Hyde (@emmahyde) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/emmahyde?lang=en) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Atlantis Technology (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers) Atlantis is looking for great engineers! Why work at Atlantis? You'll work with great people. You’ll work on projects that change the world. No matter where you are in your career, they’re prepared to help you advance it. Find out more here (https://www.atlantistech.com/careers).
10/20/202136 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 387: From Architect to VP of Engineering with Bruno Miranda

Bruno Miranda is responsible for leading Doximity’s engineering teams across the areas of data, mobile, infrastructure, and web engineering. Bruno architected the earliest versions of the company’s core software platform and lead efforts to build out a highly resilient technology stack. Brian and Brittany inquire what the responsibilities of a VP of Engineering are, the proper way to onboard a new engineer and how to approach building distributed engineering teams. Rails can scale. Show Notes & Links: Doximity, Inc. - GitHub (https://github.com/doximity) Work @ Doximity (https://workat.doximity.com/) Bruno's Personal Site (https://brunomiranda.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
10/13/202135 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 386: Marginally Wiser (Product Management) with Danny Issroff

It's a family affair! Danny Issroff, Jemma's older brother, visited the show to discuss all things product management. Jemma and Brittany quizzed him about how developers can understand product, advice for aspiring PMs and why developers are a precious resource. Show Notes & Links: Special Discount for Ruby Garbage Collection in Under Two Hours (jemma.dev/book/therubyonrailspodcast) Contact Jemma to talk to Danny (https://twitter.com/JemmaIssroff) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
10/6/202130 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 385: Minimal Flame Wars (Prettier, Parsing and Regex) with Kevin Newton

Kevin Newton is a staff engineer at Shopify on the Ruby and Rails infrastructure team. He’s working on improving the speed and efficiency of CRuby. The trio (Kevin, Nick and Brittany) discuss RubyKaiji talks, Kevin's work on the Prettier plug-in for Ruby and RegularExpression, the Shopify HackDays project Kevin and Nick worked on. Show Notes & Links: RegularExpression (https://github.com/kddnewton/regular_expression) Prettier Plugin for Ruby (https://github.com/prettier/plugin-ruby) Parsing Ruby (https://github.com/kddnewton/parsing-ruby) yjit (https://github.com/Shopify/yjit) Ruby Hacking Guide (https://ruby-hacking-guide.github.io/) Prettier Printer (https://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/wadler/papers/prettier/prettier.pdf) Prettier Print Module in Ruby Core (https://github.com/ruby/prettyprint) An Introduction to Speculative Optimization in V8 (https://ponyfoo.com/articles/an-introduction-to-speculative-optimization-in-v8) Kevin Newton (@kddnewton) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/kddnewton?lang=en) Kevin Newton on Github (https://github.com/kddnewton) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
9/29/202130 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 384: The TextUs Junior Trio with Saundra Catalina, Jeff Golden and Luke Mason

Brittany has been talking about them for weeks and they are here: the newly minted junior developers of TextUs. Tune into to listen to Saundra Catalina, Jeff Golden and Luke Mason share why they learned to code, how they chose their programs, how they tackled finding their first role, their thoughts on mentorship and of course, any advice they have for the junior listeners out there. Show Notes & Links: Turing School (https://turing.edu/) Flatiron School (https://flatironschool.com/) Saundra on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/saundra-catalina/) Jeff on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/gjeffgolden/) Luke on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukejmason/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
9/22/202131 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 383: Aim for Good (GoodJob) with Ben Sheldon

Ben Sheldon is the Director of Engineering Operations at Code for America and the author of the GoodJob gem. He fields all of Brittany's questions about why GoodJob was created, how it leverages Active Job, why a dev team would select it and what the life of an open source maintainer currently looks like. Show Notes & Links: Code for America (https://www.codeforamerica.org/) bensheldon/good_job - GitHub (https://github.com/bensheldon/good_job) RailsConf 2015 Keynote (“Rails is my prepper backpack”) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJVTM7mE1Cc) Stephen Baker’s “History of RSpec” (https://www.stevenrbaker.com/tech/history-of-rspec.html) Ben's Blog (http://Island94.org) Ben Sheldon (@bensheldon) · Twitter (https://twitter.com/bensheldon?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
9/8/202141 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 382: Code::Anth with Gui Heurich

After participating in his study, Brittany interviewed Gui Heurich. Gui is a Brazilian anthropologist and programmer, currently researching the Ruby language and its community in an ambitious projected named Code::Anth. He lives in England, where he works as a Ruby backend developer at Farmdrop and also as an Associate Researcher at University College London. Show Notes & Links: Code::Anth (http://code-anth.xyz/) Gui Heurich (@anthrolanguage) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/anthrolanguage?lang=en) Email Gui at [email protected] Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
9/1/202130 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 381: Life Stories and Some Of Our Favorite Things (Brittany & Jemma)

Jemma is going to be joining Shopify as a member of the Core Foundations team! She and Brittany discuss the interview process from Jemma's perspective. They then talk through their favorite developer tools, what they would improve and what sponsorship means for this show and WNB.rb. Show Notes & Links: Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Degrees_of_Kevin_Bacon) Episode 365 - I Believe in the Rails Magic with Brittany & Nick (https://www.therubyonrailspodcast.com/365) Tmux - GitHub (https://github.com/tmux/tmux/wiki) Oh My Zsh - a delightful & open source framework for Zsh (https://ohmyz.sh/) WNB.rb (@wnb_rb) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/wnb_rb?lang=en) Contact WNB.rb for Sponsoring at [email protected] Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
8/25/202128 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 380: Equity for Developers with Aaron Kahn

Returning from Episode 343, Aaron Kahn is a Certified Financial Planner at Wealth Management Strategies, Inc. Brittany and Brian invited Aaron back on to the show to break down equity for developers: why they should care, equity terminology and guidance for when their employer is sold and they have vested stock. Show Notes & Links: Episode 343: Finance for Software Developers with Aaron Kahn (https://5by5.tv/rubyonrails/343) 83(b) Election (https://www.investopedia.com/terms/1/83b-election.asp) An Introduction to Incentive Stock Options (https://www.investopedia.com/articles/stocks/12/introduction-incentive-stock-options.asp) Non-Qualified Stock Option (NSO) (https://www.investopedia.com/terms/n/nso.asp) The Importance of Diversification (https://www.investopedia.com/investing/importance-diversification/) Satisficing (https://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/satisficing.asp) Aaron Kahn on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-kahn-7104a615/) Aaron's Website (https://www.mywealthmgmt.com/) Sponsored By: Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution. Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
8/18/202129 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 379: MEGA Crossover Episode (The Bike Shed x Rails with Jason x Remote Ruby x The Ruby on Rails Podcast)

The episode you wanted and deserved! Brittany teams up with her favorite Ruby podcast hosts: Chris Oliver, Jason Charnes, Andrew Mason, Chris Toomey, Steph Viccari and Jason Swett in an epic crossover to discuss the origins of their shows, experiences as hosts, why podcasting is so important in keeping the Ruby community thriving and their shows' legacies. Show Notes & Links: Remote Ruby (https://remoteruby.transistor.fm/) The Bike Shed (https://www.bikeshed.fm/) Rails with Jason (https://www.codewithjason.com/rails-with-jason-podcast/) Chris Oliver (@excid3) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/excid3) Jason Charnes (@jmcharnes) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/jmcharnes) Andrew Mason (@andrewmcodes) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/andrewmcodes) Chris Toomey (@christoomey) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/christoomey) Steph Viccari (@SViccari) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/SViccari) Jason Swett (@JasonSwett) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/JasonSwett) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
8/11/202135 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 378: A Functional Mental Model for Integrations with Joël Quenneville

Joël Quenneville is a consulting developer with thoughtbot. Joël wrote a recent article on the thoughtbot blog which explored how OOP, TDD, and functional programming ideas can all be used as lenses to help us gain a better understanding of our problem and potential solutions. Brittany and Joël discussed how these concepts can directly apply to implementing third party integrations. Show Notes & Links: Testing Objects with a Functional Mindset (https://thoughtbot.com/blog/functional-viewpoints-on-testing-objectoriented-code) Simplifying Tests by Extracting Side-Effects (https://thoughtbot.com/blog/simplify-tests-by-extracting-side-effects) Building Reusable Object-Oriented Systems: Composition (https://thoughtbot.com/blog/reusable-oo-composition) Joël on Twitter (@joelquen) (https://twitter.com/joelquen) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
8/4/202124 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 377: The Ruby Super Team (Brittany and Nick)

Nick's debut as a co-host on The Ruby on Rails Podcast! Nick tells Brittany about the ambitious project he and his Hack Day team took on at Shopify. Brittany updates Nick on her trip to Denver to meet the team at TextUs and how her junior team members are doing a month in. They wrap up by reflecting on how much hiring has changed since they discussed it in depth last spring. Show Notes & Links: kddnewton/regular_expression (https://github.com/kddnewton/regular_expression) Viking Code School: Become a Web Developer (https://www.vikingcodeschool.com/) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
7/29/202132 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 376: Technically Speaking (Brittany and Jemma)

Jemma's debut as a co-host on The Ruby on Rails Podcast! Brittany and Jemma discuss WNB.rb's upcoming Fireside Chats about Technical Speaking and how Jemma is approaching the event as a moderator. Brittany shares her experience onboarding three (!) new Junior developers at TextUs and they both discuss how the approach writing and submitting talks. Lastly, they talk about setting engineering cultures within teams. Show Notes & Links: Register for Fireside Chats about Technical Speaking (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wnbrb-fireside-chat-about-technical-speaking-tickets-155709113149) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
7/21/202129 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 375: A Technical CTO with Frank Lamantia

Brittany and Brian are joined with Frank Lamantia, CTO for Bold Penguin. His background is in software engineering; he likes to call himself a recovering Java developer. He runs product management, software engineering, cloud & site-reliability engineering, information security, and internal IT. The trio discuss the recent Bold Penguin feature on the Stack Overflow Podcast and Bold Penguin's hiring practices. Show Notes & Links: Bold Penguin (https://www.boldpenguin.com/) Stack Overflow Podcast | Podcast 338: Why is it so hard to find Ruby developers? (https://stackoverflow.blog/2021/05/14/podcast-338-why-is-it-so-hard-to-find-ruby-developers/) Frank Lamantia | LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-lamantia/) Contact Brian Mariani at Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com/) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
7/14/202128 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 374: Spearheading Static Site Generators with Ruby (Bridgetown) with Jared White

Jared White is passionate about rolling back some of the complexity of the modern web and finding simpler paths forward using easy-to-understand tools and, of course, Ruby. He and Brittany discuss the origins and goals of Bridgetown, a Webpack-aware, Ruby-powered static site generator for the modern Jamstack era. Show Notes & Links: Bridgetown (https://www.bridgetownrb.com/) Bridgetown on Github (https://github.com/bridgetownrb/bridgetown) Jared White (@jaredcwhite) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/jaredcwhite?lang=en) Jared's Personal Site (https://jaredwhite.com/) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails). Honeybadger (https://www.honeybadger.io/) Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io (https://www.honeybadger.io/) and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.
7/7/202131 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 373: WNB.rb: Creating A Community with Jemma Issroff, Emily Giurleo and Sylwia Vargas

It’s no secret that Brittany admires WNB.rb, a community and monthly Ruby meetup for women and non-binary folks. She welcomed the three organizers: Jemma Issroff, Emily Giurleo and Sylwia Vargas to discuss the origins and future initiatives of WNB.rb. Show Notes & Links: WNB.rb on Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/o/wnbrb-32770260241) WNB.rb (@wnb_rb) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/wnb_rb?lang=en) Jemma Issroff (@JemmaIssroff) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/JemmaIssroff) Emily Giurleo (@EmilyGiurleo) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/EmilyGiurleo) Sylwia Vargas (@SylwiaVargas) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/SylwiaVargas) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
6/30/202125 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 372: The Debut of The Ruby on Rails Podcast

It is the debut of The Ruby on Rails Podcast! Brittany and Mirror Placement have partnered on the next iteration of the podcast, with Brian Mariani joining as a regular co-host. They discuss the exciting changes coming and then dive into the current world of Ruby recruiting and hiring. Show Notes & Links: Mirror Placement (https://www.mirrorplacement.com) Sponsored By: Scout APM (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails) Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails (http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails).
6/21/202131 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 371: The Railsconf 2021 Story with Marty Haught and Evan Phoenix

Marty Haught and Evan Phoenix, Directors of Ruby Central, guested on the show to explain Ruby Central's place in our community, how Railsconf 2021 came together and what we can expect from the upcoming Rubyconf 2021 as a dual virtual and in-person conference. Links for this episode:Ruby CentralRailsConf 2021RubyConf 2021 | Denver & Virtual November 8-10!Stack Overflow Podcast | Podcast 338: Why is it so hard to find Ruby developersMarty Haught (@mghaught) | TwitterMx. Evan Phoenix (@evanphx) | TwitterRubyConf (@rubyconf) | TwitterRailsConf (@railsconf) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
5/26/202132 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 370: From 2 to 15 Engineers with Zach Stradling

Zach Stradling was the first Software Engineer on the original Trainual team. He joins Brittany to discuss how he grew an engineering team from 2 to 15 (spoiler: they are hiring!), how to define engineering culture and their use of service objects. Links for this episode:Trainual | All-In-One Training & Knowledge PlatformEngineering Careers @ Trainual Donut | Slack App DirectoryZach Stradling on LinkedIn Zach Stradling (@zachstradling) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
5/19/202127 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 369: Samvera with Lea Ann Bradford

Lea Ann Bradford is a senior software developer for Notch8, an agency that leverages the Samvera open source community. Lea Ann tells her story of learning to code after being a stay at home mom and she educates Brittany on all things Samvera. Links for this episode:Notch8 - Ruby on Rails Web Application Developers Samvera - Open-source digital repository software productSamvera Community · GitHubsamvera/hyrax: Hyrax is a Ruby on Rails EngineWNB.rb (@wnb_rb) | TwitterLea Ann Bradford (@LeaABradford) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Save time, money, and sanity by visiting Raygun.com/ruby and join thousands of software teams who use Raygun every day to ship better quality code, faster. It takes just minutes to set up and starts from as little as $4 per month.
5/12/202119 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 368: Frontend Bundlers & Snowpacker with Konnor Rogers

Konnor Rogers is a software developer for Veue Inc. He is also the creator of Snowpacker, and he has a deep love for open source. He breaks down Frontend bundlers for Brittany and the up and coming vite_ruby. Links for this episode:Veue Live StreamingThe Odin Project: Your Career in Web Development Starts HereParamagicDev (Konnor Rogers) · GitHubSource-to-source compiler - WikipediaWebpacker is the new default in Rails 6 | Saeloun BlogThe Asset Pipeline — Ruby on Rails GuidesAndrew Mason (@andrewmcodes) · TwitterElMassimo/vite_ruby: Vite.js in Ruby - GitHubParamagicDev/snowpacker: A gem to help use Rails with Snowpack - GitHubtestdouble / standard - GithubEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN is an app that reroutes your internet connection through their secure servers so your ISP can’t see the sites you visit. If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY.
5/5/202123 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 367: Inclusivity and Partner Support with Tay DeHerrera

Tay DeHerrera is a Backend Software Engineer at TextUs. Tay and Brittany discuss getting involved in other initiatives at work and the importance of supporting (and sometimes humoring) a significant other who also writes software. Links for this episode:Turing School Of Software And DesignTextUsWNB.rb (@wnb_rb) on Twittertayjames (Tay James) · GitHubTay DeHerrera on LinkedInEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Save time, money, and sanity by visiting Raygun.com/ruby and join thousands of software teams who use Raygun every day to ship better quality code, faster. It takes just minutes to set up and starts from as little as $4 per month.
4/28/202123 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 366: Zapped with Purpose with Amy Nadboralski (Powder)

Amy Nadboralski (aka Powder) is a (trans) woman that enjoys programming, video games, and tinkering with electronics. She is currently working primarily with the Ruby programming language as a principal software engineer at Vibes; a mobile engagement platform that helps companies create meaningful connections with their customers. Links for this episode: Daiane Souza on LinkedInEmail Daiane Souza at [email protected] Souza on Github (@daiaventureira)Mobile Engagement Platform - VibesHelix: Native Ruby Extensions Without Feardanielpclark/rutie: “The Tie Between Ruby and Rust.” - GitHubffi/ffi: Ruby FFI - GitHubAmy (@whimsical_amy) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.
4/21/202120 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 365: I Believe in the Rails Magic with Brittany & Nick

Nick Schwaderer co-hosts with Brittany this week. They discuss Nick's new job at Shopify (!), the interview process and working with the Ruby/Rails core team. They wrap with Nick's promise to discuss Stimulus but that quickly evolves to Hotwire. Links for this episode:Careers and Jobs at ShopifyHow to use Hotwire in Rails (Example) | GoRailsSchwad4HD14 (@Schwad4HD14) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodRandy Steele's LinkedInEmail Randy Steele at [email protected] to you by: Raygun Save time, money, and sanity by visiting Raygun.com/ruby and join thousands of software teams who use Raygun every day to ship better quality code, faster. It takes just minutes to set up and starts from as little as $4 per month.
4/14/202130 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 364: A Founder That Can Code with Sean Devine

Sean Devine, CEO of XBE and former host of this show is back to discuss the success of XBE in the past year, the use of Ember at XBE and how if you're a founder that can code, you've already raised your seed round. Links for this episode:XBESean Devine on Twitter (@barelyknown)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN is an app that reroutes your internet connection through their secure servers so your ISP can’t see the sites you visit. If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY.
4/7/202132 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 363: Boring Rails & Creating Ruby Content with Matt Swanson

Matt Swanson leads teams and builds products for customers at SEP, a software product design and development agency based in Indianapolis. He runs the blog Boring Rails. Brittany and he chat about producing Ruby content and Matt answers questions from listeners about his approach. Links for this episode:Ruby WeeklyBoring Rails: Skip the bullshit and ship fastBoring Rails | Feature Flags: The stupid simple way to de-stress production releasesmatt swanson (@_swanson) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.
3/31/202126 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 362: ActiveModel::Errors with Mark Chao

Mark Chao, or more well known as lulalala, is a happy rubyist from Taiwan. He works at GitLab, and likes to contribute to open source projects. He likes anime and has a hobby to self publish reviews into books/ebooks using Ruby libraries, git and InDesign. He and Brittany discuss ActiveModel::Errors. Links for this episode:ActiveModel::Errors - Ruby on Rails APIrails / rails Pull Request: Model error as objectlulalala / adequate_errorsRails 6.1's ActiveModel Errors Revamp | All talk but no codeA Place Further than the Universelulalala_it (@lulalala_it) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails. Raygun Save time, money, and sanity by visiting Raygun.com/ruby and join thousands of software teams who use Raygun every day to ship better quality code, faster. It takes just minutes to set up and starts from as little as $4 per month.
3/24/202126 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 361: Ruby Garbage Collection and WNB.rb with Jemma Issroff

Jemma Issroff is currently writing a book about managed garbage collection, with a focus on Ruby. She is passionate about making the tech industry a more inclusive space through teaching, mentoring, and community building. An avid Ruby blogger, she also writes the “Tip of the Week” for Ruby Weekly. Jemma has worked extensively as a backend and infrastructure software developer optimizing memory usage and performance in Ruby and Rails apps. Links for this episode:Jemma Issroff's Personal Site Ruby Garbage Collection Deep DiveRuby WeeklyWNB.rb March 2021 Meetup Details and TicketingJemma Issroff (@JemmaIssroff) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails. Mint Mobile As the first company to sell premium wireless service online-only, Mint Mobile lets you maximize your savings with plans starting at JUST $15 a month. To get your new unlimited wireless plan and get the plan shipped to your door for free, go to https://mintmobile.com/ruby.
3/17/202129 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 360: Alacrity for Rails and Hiring with Jack Collier

A force of positivity, Jack Collier is the co-founder and CTO of Atlantis Technology. Jack has been developing software for more than 20 years, and an enthusiastic Rails developer since 2005. He's worked on more than 75 different Rails projects of all shapes and sizes. Links for this episode:Atlantis TechnologyWhy's (Poignant) Guide to RubyCode School: Rails for Zombies | PluralsightJack Collier on Twitter (@imnotquitejack)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails. Raygun Save time, money, and sanity by visiting Raygun.com/ruby and join thousands of software teams who use Raygun every day to ship better quality code, faster. It takes just minutes to set up and starts from as little as $4 per month.
3/10/202125 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 359: Diffend, Security and Running with Ruby with Maciej Mensfeld

Maciej Mensfeld is a Software Architect with experience in a wide variety of business applications built using multiple Ruby frameworks. He is particularly interested in code quality assurance and OSS supply chain security. He is an active OSS contributor and maintainer of various projects including Karafka and Diffend. Links for this episode:Castle.io - Castle - Security Automationkarafka/karafka: Framework for Apache KafkaDiffend Running with RubyHow requiring a gem can mess up your already running applicationMicrosoft warns enterprises of new 'dependency confusion' attack techniqueMaciej Mensfeld (@maciejmensfeld) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN is an app that reroutes your internet connection through their secure servers so your ISP can’t see the sites you visit. If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Headspace You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. That’s headspace.com/rails for a free one month trial with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation.
3/3/202134 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 358: Sales for Software Developers with Evie Zawada

We’re continuing our Developer Life Series. Brittany tapped her good friend, Evie Zawada, to guest on the podcast to discuss sales tactics, identifying personas and how important it is to listen. She offers advice for developers who might find themselves selling a product or themselves for a job. Links for this episode:Evie Zawada on LinkedInEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails. Raygun Save time, money, and sanity by visiting Raygun.com/ruby and join thousands of software teams who use Raygun every day to ship better quality code, faster. It takes just minutes to set up and starts from as little as $4 per month.
2/24/202129 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 357: CSS is a Cat with Utah Newman

Utah Newman is a self taught Front end engineer with a passion for accessibility at Brightwheel. She and Brittany discuss the origin story behind her cat, border-radius: 50%, how important help is and how to navigate ADHD as a developer. Links for this episode:Careers - brightwheelUtah Kate Newman (@TheUtahKate) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails. Mint Mobile As the first company to sell premium wireless service online-only, Mint Mobile lets you maximize your savings with plans starting at JUST $15 a month. To get your new unlimited wireless plan and get the plan shipped to your door for free, go to https://mintmobile.com/ruby.
2/17/202128 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 356: Fireside Chat on the State of Hiring with Brian Mariani

Brian Mariani is the founder of Mirror Placement, a Ruby on Rails focused recruiting firm. He is back on the podcast to discuss the current boom in hiring, remote working, rusty decision making and the drive to love whom you are working with. Links for this episode:Contact Mirror Placement (and Brian!)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try today with a free 14-day trial, and experience firsthand why Rails developers worldwide call Scout their best friend. And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at scoutapm.com/rubyonrails. Raygun Save time, money, and sanity by visiting Raygun.com/ruby and join thousands of software teams who use Raygun every day to ship better quality code, faster. It takes just minutes to set up and starts from as little as $4 per month. Headspace You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. That’s headspace.com/rails for a free one month trial with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation.
2/10/202133 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 355: Asynchronous Adaptability with JF Lalonde

A graduate of the Turing School, JF Lalonde is a senior software engineer at TextUs. JF is passionate about writing clean, well-tested and well-documented code, mentoring others and maximizing productivity with asynchronicity. Links for this episode:HTML & JavaScript for Visual LearnersTuring SchoolTextUsGuide to Internal Communication, the Basecamp WayDeep Work by Cal NewportJF's Personal SiteJF-Lalonde (JF Lalonde) · GitHubEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN is an app that reroutes your internet connection through their secure servers so your ISP can’t see the sites you visit. If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
2/3/202126 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 354: Authentic Developer with Dan Moore

Dan Moore currently leads developer advocacy at FusionAuth, a company focused on authentication and authorization for developers. A first-time author, Dan also created a blog-turned-book dubbed "Letters for a New Developer". Links for this episode:FusionAuth: Authentication and Authorization built for devsLetters to a New DeveloperLetters To a New Developer: The BookBoulder Ruby Group (Boulder, CO) | MeetupDan Moore (@mooreds) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Linode Simplify your infrastructure and cut your cloud bills in half with Linode’s Linux virtual machines.Get started on Linode today with a $100 in free credit for listeners of 5by5 Ruby on Rails Podcast. Visit https://linode.com/rubyonrails and click on the “Create Free Account” button to get started. Headspace You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. That’s headspace.com/rails for a free one month trial with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation.
1/27/202135 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 353: Rails Committer Heavy Hitter with Rafael França

Rafael França is a Principal Engineer at Shopify. He has been a member of the Rails Core team since 2012 and is the contributor with the most commits to the framework. He and Brittany discuss his confident release of Rails 6.1 and some hints for Rails 7. Links for this episode:PlataformatecSimple Form: Forms made easy for RailsRails Core Team Rails 6.1 Release NotesHotwirerafaelfranca (Rafael França) · GitHubRafael França (@rafaelfranca) · TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Linode Simplify your infrastructure and cut your cloud bills in half with Linode’s Linux virtual machines.Get started on Linode today with a $100 in free credit for listeners of 5by5 Ruby on Rails Podcast. Visit https://linode.com/rubyonrails and click on the “Create Free Account” button to get started. Mint Mobile As the first company to sell premium wireless service online-only, Mint Mobile lets you maximize your savings with plans starting at JUST $15 a month. To get your new unlimited wireless plan and get the plan shipped to your door for free, go to https://mintmobile.com/ruby.
1/20/202135 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 352: Hanami 2.0 with Tim Riley

Tim Riley is a long-time Rubyist and is a core team member of the Hanami, dry-rb, and rom-rb open source projects. He guested on the show to discuss the eagerly anticipated Hanami 2.0 release, how dry-rb, rom-rb and Hanami partnered and how slices and containers work with one another. Links for this episode:Hanamihanami/hanami: The web, with simplicity. - GitHubHanami 2.0 - TrelloHanami ForumTim's Open Source Status UpdatesTim Riley (@timriley) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy. Linode Simplify your infrastructure and cut your cloud bills in half with Linode’s Linux virtual machines.Get started on Linode today with a $100 in free credit for listeners of 5by5 Ruby on Rails Podcast. Visit https://linode.com/rubyonrails and click on the “Create Free Account” button to get started.
1/13/202142 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 351: Haml Sparks Joy with Hampton Lintorn Catlin

Hampton Lintorn Catlin is the creator of Sass, Haml, Wikipedia Mobile, and more. Hampton is Co-Founder and CEO of Veue, a live streaming video platform. If you love Haml, this episode is for you. Links for this episode:Hampton Catlin | WikipediaSass: Syntactically Awesome Style SheetsVeue Live StreamingHaml's Main Sitehaml / haml on Githubhaml | A Surprise VisitNatalie Weizenbaum | Github (@nex3)Hampton Catlin (@HamptonMakes) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN is an app that reroutes your internet connection through their secure servers so your ISP can’t see the sites you visit. If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
1/6/202138 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 350: Educating on Speed from the CLI with Nate Berkopec

Nate Berkopec is the author of the Complete Guide to Rails Performance, the creator of the Rails Performance Workshop, and the maintainer of Puma. He and Brittany discuss his unique take on his workshop and his experiences maintaining Puma. Links for this episode:Speedshop - the Ruby on Rails peformance companyThe Complete Guide to Rails PerformanceThe Rails Performance Workshop5by5 Ruby on Rails Podcast #260: Rails Performance with Nate Berkopecpuma/puma: A Ruby/Rack web server built for concurrency - GitHubSpeedshop Ruby Performance NewsletterNate Berkopec on Twitter (@nateberkopec)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
12/30/202042 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 349: A Diverse Array of New Voices with Starr Horne

Starr Horne is co-founder and one of the original developers of Honeybadger - an exception monitoring service with deep ties in the ruby community. Recently she has worked to bring a diverse array of new voices to Honeybadger's blog. She offers insightful advice on producing great content for developers. Links for this episode:Honeybadger | Exception and Uptime Monitoring for Application DevelopersThe Honeybadger Developer BlogWrite For Us | Honeybadger Developer BlogOpening The Ruby Concurrency Toolbox - Honeybadger.ioFounderQuestStarr (@StarrHorne) | TwitterHoneybadger.io (@honeybadgerapp) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Headspace You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. That’s headspace.com/rails for a free one month trial with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
12/23/202033 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 348: 349: From Air Traffic Controller to Tech Lead with John Cech

Based in Portland, Oregon, John Cech is a Senior Ruby Developer working at Planet Argon. John works on a wide-range of client projects as a Tech Lead and provides mentorship to interns and junior developers having started out there as a junior, himself. Links for this episode:Planet Argon: Software Development with Ruby on RailsInternship - Planet ArgonEmail John @ [email protected] Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Command Line Heroes Command Line Heroes is a podcast that tells the epic true tales of developers, programmers, hackers, geeks, and open source rebels who are revolutionizing the technology landscape. Listen to Season 6 here. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
12/16/202027 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 347: 348: Chef Acquired and Leading from the Front (Brittany & Nick)

Nicholas Schwaderer joined Brittany to discuss Chef's acquisition and how Brittany has been newly leading the Frontend team at TextUs. They wrap up with a recap of the Ryan Bates/Digital Ocean saga and a mystery topic. Links for this episode:Progress Announces Acquisition of Chef | Progress SoftwareHacker News | Ryan Bates & Digital OceanDigital Ocean Makes Amends | Stimulus Reflex DonationEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
12/9/202033 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 346: 347: The Southwest Airlines of File Uploading with Colleen Schnettler

Colleen Schnettler is an independent Ruby on Rails developer and consultant. She just launched her first product, Simple File Upload, and was eager to answer all of Brittany's questions about it and her experience with Active Storage. Links for this episode:Simple File UploadBackblazeRailsConf 2019 - How to migrate to Active Storage without losing your mind by Colleen SchnettlerColleen Schnettler (@leenyburger) | TwitterSoftware Social PodcastEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Command Line Heroes Command Line Heroes is a podcast that tells the epic true tales of developers, programmers, hackers, geeks, and open source rebels who are revolutionizing the technology landscape. Listen to Season 6 here. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
12/2/202030 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 345: 346: Elixir and Phoenix with Jesse Herrick

Jesse Herrick is a software engineer based in Columbus, Ohio at Little Lines, a RoR development company. Jesse often works in Rails for work, but his main software passion is Elixir and Phoenix. He dazzles Brittany with how great Phoenix LiveView is. Links for this episode:Littlelines: Ruby on Rails Development CompanyPhoenix Frameworkphoenixframework/phoenix_live_view - GitHubJesseHerrick (Jesse Herrick) · GitHubJesse's SiteEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Headspace You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. That’s headspace.com/rails for a free one month trial with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
11/25/202033 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 344: 345: Packwerk with Maple Ong

Maple Ong is a health researcher turned software developer. She currently works on the Modular Monolith team at Shopify. Maple helped develop and open source Packwerk, a Ruby gem to enforce modularity in Rails applications. Links for this episode:Shopify/packwerk: Good things come in small packages - GitHubfxn/zeitwerk: Efficient and thread-safe code loader for Ruby - GitHubMaple Ong - Software Developer - Shopify | LinkedInmpj (@OngMaple) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Headspace You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. That’s headspace.com/rails for a free one month trial with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation. Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
11/18/202022 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 343: 344: Strategic Programs & Arctic Code Vault @ Github with Kyle Daigle

Former host of the podcast, Kyle Daigle is a Senior Director of Strategic Programs at GitHub working on cross company projects to help GitHubbers and the developer community accomplish the best work of their life with GitHub. He and Brittany catchup and discuss the incredible Arctic Code Vault. Links for this episode:DependabotSemmle - Code Analysis Platform for Securing SoftwareGitHub Archive Program - Arctic Code VaultSoftware HeritageWayback Machine - Internet ArchiveGithub Universe 2020Rails 6.1 RC1: Horizontal Sharding, Multi-DB Improvements and more!Kyle Daigle (@kdaigle) · TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
11/11/202039 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 342: 343: Finance for Software Developers with Aaron Kahn

Aaron Kahn is a Certified Financial Planner at Wealth Management Strategies, Inc., a fully-independent Pittsburgh-based registered investment advisor. He joined Brittany to answer burning, impactful financial questions especially for software developers. Links for this episode:What Is a 529 Plan? - Saving for CollegeWealth Management Strategies, Inc.Aaron Kahn - Wealth Management Strategies, Inc. - LinkedInEmail Brittany if you want more financial contentEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
11/4/202030 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 341: 342: [Maintainable] Brittany Martin: How to Quit Your Job and Leave Your Code in Good Hands

Brittany guested on the Maintainable Podcast. Robby and her discuss the mistakes that developers make when discussing technical debt with stakeholders and why it is important to write automated tests against a live/production API. Links for this episode:Maintainable Podcast Planet Argon: Design & Development with Ruby on RailsEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout APM a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
10/28/202050 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 340: 341: Fearless Principles with Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor is currently a Principal Software Engineer at TextUs. He has been a software engineer for 15 years but it is his first ever podcast appearance! He and Brittany dig into what being a principal means (key: confidence) and discuss some spooky Rails horror stories. Links for this episode:TextUsBoulder Ruby Group (Boulder, CO) | MeetupDonutJT (@thetizzo) | TwitterHiding Ruby 2.7 Deprecation Warnings in Rails 6 | Andrew Mason Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
10/21/202023 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 339: 340: dry-rb, ROM.rb & “My Time with Rails is Up” with Piotr Solnica

Ruby is more than Rails. Brittany welcomed Piotr Solnica, Senior Ruby Backend Engineer at Castle.io and creator of ROM.rb and dry-rb core team member to the show to discuss his new job, OSS contributions and why he left Rails. Links for this episode:Castle.io - Castle - Security Automationsolnic.codes / Blog / My time with Rails is upHanami | The web, with simplicitydry-rbROM.rbHanami 2.0 - Trellodry-rb/dry-transaction: Business transaction DSL - GitHubData Mapper Pattern - WikipediaPiotr Solnica (@_solnic_) | Twittersolnic (Piotr Solnica) · GitHubEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
10/14/202029 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 338: 339: kuby & Rails Deployments with Cameron Dutro

Cameron Dutro believes we need Active Deployment like we have Active Record and Active Storage. That's what kuby is - an easy way to deploy your Ruby on Rails application without getting your dev-ops black belt first. Links for this episode:Quip @ Salesforcefluther.comgetkuby / kuby-core: A convention over configuration approach for deploying Rails apps.Ruby Rogues: Rails Needs Active Deployment with Stefan Wintermeyerkirillian / shiplane: Convert your development docker-compose yaml filescamertron (Cameron Dutro) · GitHubCameron on Twitter (@camertron)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Scout APM Give Scout a try for free today and Scout will donate $5 to the open source project of your choice when you deploy.
10/7/202028 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 337: 338: Learn Someday & Tech for Good with Rachel Green

Rachel Green is a web developer based in Houston, Texas with experience in building B2B, e-commerce, and enterprise applications. She is an admin for the Ruby on Rails Slack group and is also involved with civic engagement and advocacy efforts and is passionate about the potential for tech to do good for others. Links for this episode:Webmaster - WikipediaChaiOne | Powering Industrial DigitializationRuby on Rails Link - A Slack CommunityEBWikiRachel Green on LinkedInEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
9/30/202026 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 336: 337: Chipping Away at a Monolith with Tori Huang

Tori Huang, software engineer at Gusto, and her team recently embarked on a journey toward unbundling part of Gusto’s monolithic Ruby on Rails app. She and Brittany discuss knowing when to uncouple a service and how to identify orphan code. Links for this episode:GustoRoR 322: Rails CI Pipeline Performance with Kelly SuttonChipping Away at a Monolith - Gusto Engineeringyak shaving - Urban Dictionaryunused-code / unused | A tool to identify potentially unused code. Tori Huang – MediumTori Huang - Senior Software Engineer - Gusto | LinkedInEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
9/23/202026 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 335: 336: Brittany Has A New Job(!) && Co-Host Catchup

It's been hinted around but Brittany has a new job! She is the new Backend Engineering Lead at TextUs. She invites Nick back to the show to pepper her with questions about switching, remote work and a new codebase. In turn, Brittany asks Nick for an update on Past Rubies. Links for this episode:TextUsJobs at TextUsChef: Enabling the Coded Enterprise through Infrastructure dry-rbFull Stack Ruby on Rails Developer – The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust#NoRuKo Videos99 Bottles of OOP by Sandi MetzPast RubiesPast Rubies: Language Trends on GitHub [2015]Past Rubies: Slashdot Interview with DHH [2006]Schwad4HD14 (@Schwad4HD14) · TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
9/16/202034 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 334: 335: AllTrails is All Rails with James Graham

As the leader of the AllTrails Engineering team, James Graham and his team are responsible for expanding AllTrails beyond a functional tool to a fun and personalized, trail discovery experience all supported by highly scalable web services -- including Ruby on Rails. Links for this episode:AllTrails: Trail Guides & Maps for Hiking & CampingAbout RailsCasts - RailsCasts | Ryan BatesThe Bakery Model for Building Container Imagestaskrabbit/makara: A Read-Write Proxy for ConnectionsAllTrails CareersAnsible Tower | Ansible.comEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Datadog Do you have an app in production that is slower than you like? Is its performance all over the place (sometimes fast, sometimes slow)? Do you know why? With Datadog, you will. You can troubleshoot your app's performance with Datadog's end-to-end tracing and in one click correlate those Ruby traces with related logs and metrics. Use their detailed flame graphs to identify bottlenecks and latency in that app of yours. Start tracking the performance of your apps with a free trial at datadog.com/rubyrailspodcast. If you sign up for a trial and install the agent, Datadog will send you a free t-shirt!
9/9/202023 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 333: 334: Simple Lovable Complete with Michael Springer

The announcer of the podcast, Michael Springer guested on the show. Michael is a software engineer at JazzHR and he spends his free time tinkering on hobbyist projects ranging from writing chat bots to building plastic robots. Links for this episode:JazzHRIntroduction to FDM 3D printing | HubsMakerbot Thingiverseestruyf / unicorn-busy-serverpuppeteer / puppeteerMichael's Personal SiteI hate MVPs. So do your customers. Make it SLC instead. by Jason Cohensprngr (Michael Springer) · GitHubEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
9/2/202020 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 332: 333: Logic That Serverless Logic with Ken Collins

Ken Collins is an AWS Serverless Hero & Principal Engineer at Custom Ink where he focuses on growing their DevOps culture within the Ecommerce teams. With a love for the Ruby programming language and serverless, Ken continues his open source Rails career by focusing on solutions that leverage AWS Lambda with Rails using a gem called Lamby. Links for this episode:Ken Collins | AWS Serverless Herocustomink / lambyAtomic Design | Brad FrostKen Collins (@metaskills) · TwitterCustom Ink Technology (@CustomInkTech) | TwitterKen Collins on DEV.toKen Collins (@metaskills) · GithubEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
8/26/202022 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 331: 332: 2020 Ruby on Rails Community Survey with Robby Russell

Robby is the creator of Oh My Z-Shell, host of the Maintainable Software Podcast, and CEO of Planet Argon. On his second appearance, he and Brittany review the results of the 2020 Ruby on Rails Community Survey. Links for this episode:2020 Ruby on Rails Community SurveyMaintainable Podcast Planet Argon: Design & Development with Ruby on RailsEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: FusionAuth FusionAuth provides authentication, authorization, and user management for any app. It’s a complete identity and access management tool that saves your team time and resources. For a limited time, they’re offering Ruby on Rails listeners 25% off using promo code RUBY. Visit fusionauth.io/podcast to learn more.
8/19/202030 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 330: 330: Oh My Zsh & Maintainable Rails with Robby Russell

Making his first appearance since 2018, Robby Russell is back on the show. Robby is the creator of Oh My Z-Shell, host of the Maintainable Software Podcast, and CEO of Planet Argon, a software consultancy that improves existing Ruby on Rails applications and makes them more maintainable. Links for this episode:Oh My Zsh - a delightful & open source framework for ZshPlanet Argon: Design & Development with Ruby on RailsCD Baby: Digital Music Distribution - Sell & Promote Your MusicDerek SiversMaintainable Podcast Maintainable Rails Email Course - Planet ArgonLegacy Code Rocks Podcast Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Portway This episode is brought to you by Portway, a new markdown notes app developed by BonkeyBong, a small, indie development shop based in Portland, OR. Sign up for a free 30-day trial – no credit card required – by visiting getportway.com/ror. Datadog Do you have an app in production that is slower than you like? Is its performance all over the place (sometimes fast, sometimes slow)? Do you know why? Start tracking the performance of your apps with a free trial at datadog.com/rubyrailspodcast. If you sign up for a trial and install the agent, Datadog will send you a free t-shirt!
8/12/202031 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 329: 329: All My Best Programming Tips with Jason Swett

Jason Swett is a developer, speaker, author and the host of The Rails with Jason podcast. He and Brittany discussed bringing diversity into the podcasting space and some of his favorite tips from his blog post, "All my best programming tips". Links for this episode:The Rails with Jason PodcastAll my best programming tips | Jason's BlogCode with JasonEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
8/6/202033 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 328: 328: rails new cool_app --minimal with Haroon Ahmed

This week, Brittany is joined by Haroon Ahmed, a programmer from Coventry, UK. He is a Hacker, Rubyist, and open source contributor. They discuss his latest contribution to Rails (--minimal) and how OS can open up career opportunities for developers. Links for this episode:rails/rails | rails new cool_app --minimal #39282CodeTriage: Get Started Contributing to Open Source ProjectsFortnite Chapter 2 Season 3 - Splash Down - Epic Gameshahmed (Haroon Ahmed) · GitHubharoon (@iamharoon9) | TwitterHaroon's Personal SiteEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN makes sure your ISP can’t see what sites you visit. Instead, your internet connection is rerouted through ExpressVPN’s secure servers. Each ExpressVPN server has an IP Address that’s shared among thousands of users.That means everything you do is anonymized and can’t be traced back to you. Protect your online activity today. Visit https://www.expressvpn.com/ruby and you can get an extra three months FREE on a one-year package.
7/29/202026 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 327: 327: JetBrains & RubyMine with Natalie Kudanova

Natalie Kudanova is a product marketing manager for JetBrains RubyMine, an IDE for Ruby and Rails developers. She helps the RubyMine team understand the needs of their users. In this short episode, she and Brittany discuss the best way to reach Ruby developers and IDE innovations. Links for this episode:JetBrains RubyMine: The Ruby on Rails IDE by JetBrainsJetBrains RubyMine (@rubymine) | TwitterNatu (@NatuNuarat) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Datadog Do you have an app in production that is slower than you like? Is its performance all over the place (sometimes fast, sometimes slow)? Do you know why? With Datadog, you will. You can troubleshoot your app's performance with Datadog's end-to-end tracing and in one click correlate those Ruby traces with related logs and metrics. Use their detailed flame graphs to identify bottlenecks and latency in that app of yours. Start tracking the performance of your apps with a free trial at datadog.com/rubyrailspodcast. If you sign up for a trial and install the agent, Datadog will send you a free t-shirt!
7/22/202016 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 326: 326: Job Searching and Hiring Advice During the Pandemic with Brian Mariani

A timely episode for the employers hiring and the Ruby developers looking for work during the pandemic. After a heartfelt story, Brian Mariani, founder of Mirror Placement, revealed hiring patterns and honest advice for these unprecedented times. Links for this episode:Contact Mirror Placement (and Brian!)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Raygun is thrilled to launch the next chapter in their ongoing support for Application Performance Monitoring: Ruby support for Raygun APM. Don’t wait for users to report problems. Raygun gives you complete visibility on errors, crashes and performance problems affecting your end-users. They have end to end monitoring with features like detailed trace transactions, dashboards, user experience monitoring and more. Raygun APM offers a seamless integration with the Heroku platform via buildpack, so you can get all the benefits of APM for your Rails app.  To start your free 14 day trial, go check it out by visiting Raygun.com/apm today. 
7/15/202027 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 325: 325: [REPOST] Ruby Blend: Open Sourcing a Ruby Gem with Brittany Martin

Brittany guested on the Ruby Blend! The hosts counsel her on opensourcing her googlepay gem. They then dive into how important README's are, useful tools for documentation, a project from Evil Martians, a gem called Combustion, and RSpec API documentation. Links for this episode:Google Pay for Passes GemGoogle Pay for Passes Demo SiteThe Ruby Blend PodcastPanelist | Andrew MasonPanelist | Nate HopkinsPanelist | Ron CookeWriting a Ruby Gem Specification | Piotr MurachEvil Martians | Keeping OSS documentation in check with docsify, Lefthook, and friendsCombustion | Rails Engine Testing Helperdkubb / yardstickEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Raygun is thrilled to launch the next chapter in their ongoing support for Application Performance Monitoring: Ruby support for Raygun APM. Don’t wait for users to report problems. Raygun gives you complete visibility on errors, crashes and performance problems affecting your end-users. They have end to end monitoring with features like detailed trace transactions, dashboards, user experience monitoring and more. Raygun APM offers a seamless integration with the Heroku platform via buildpack, so you can get all the benefits of APM for your Rails app.  To start your free 14 day trial, go check it out by visiting Raygun.com/apm today. 
7/8/202056 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 324: 324: Rails::Engine with Vladimir Dementyev

Vladimir Dementyev is a mathematician who found his happiness in programming Ruby and Erlang, contributing to open source and being an Evil Martian. He is the author of AnyCable, TestProf and an advocate for building monoliths with Rails Engines. Links for this episode:Evil Martians | Distributed Product Development ConsultancyErlang Programming Languageanycable / anycablepalkan / test-profRailsconf: Between monoliths and microservicesGetting Started with Engines — Ruby on Rails GuidesVladimir Dementyev (@palkan) on GithubVladimir Dementyev (@palkan_tula) · TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Raygun is thrilled to launch the next chapter in their ongoing support for Application Performance Monitoring: Ruby support for Raygun APM. Don’t wait for users to report problems. Raygun gives you complete visibility on errors, crashes and performance problems affecting your end-users. They have end to end monitoring with features like detailed trace transactions, dashboards, user experience monitoring and more. Raygun APM offers a seamless integration with the Heroku platform via buildpack, so you can get all the benefits of APM for your Rails app.  To start your free 14 day trial, go check it out by visiting Raygun.com/apm today. 
7/1/202023 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 323: 323: Keen to Keeping Using Ruby with Nick Schwaderer

The cat is out of the bag! Nick Schwaderer is back to answer all of Brittany's questions about his new role at Chef. They also dive into graphic design/typography, Ruby's popularity and the new minimal Rails app skeleton generator. Links for this episode:Embrace digital transformation with DevOps and ChefChef InSpecZeitwerk: A new code loader for Ruby Stack Overflow's 2020 Developer Surveyrails new --minimal: A Minimal Rails App Skeleton GeneratorBe a Guest on the 5 by 5 Ruby on Rails PodcastSchwad4HD14 (@Schwad4HD14) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Raygun is thrilled to launch the next chapter in their ongoing support for Application Performance Monitoring: Ruby support for Raygun APM. Don’t wait for users to report problems. Raygun gives you complete visibility on errors, crashes and performance problems affecting your end-users. They have end to end monitoring with features like detailed trace transactions, dashboards, user experience monitoring and more. Raygun APM offers a seamless integration with the Heroku platform via buildpack, so you can get all the benefits of APM for your Rails app.  To start your free 14 day trial, go check it out by visiting Raygun.com/apm today. 
6/24/202028 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 322: 322: Rails CI Pipeline Performance with Kelly Sutton

Kelly Sutton is a software engineer at Gusto on their application infrastructure team. He and Brittany discuss his project, TestDesiderata, and his latest blog post, "From 25 Minutes to 7 Minutes: Improving the Performance of a Rails CI Pipeline". Links for this episode:GustoKent BeckTest Desiderata From 25 Minutes to 7 Minutes: Improving the Performance of a Rails CI PipelineBuildkiteKelly Sutton (@KellySutton) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Raygun is thrilled to launch the next chapter in their ongoing support for Application Performance Monitoring: Ruby support for Raygun APM. Don’t wait for users to report problems. Raygun gives you complete visibility on errors, crashes and performance problems affecting your end-users. They have end to end monitoring with features like detailed trace transactions, dashboards, user experience monitoring and more. Raygun APM offers a seamless integration with the Heroku platform via buildpack, so you can get all the benefits of APM for your Rails app.  To start your free 14 day trial, go check it out by visiting Raygun.com/apm today. 
6/17/202025 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 321: 321: Ruby API and Bundler with Colby Swandale

Colby Swandale is a Ruby Engineer at Envato in Melbourne. He is also a core contributor to the Bundler, RubyGems & RubyGems.org projects. Colby recently started a new project called Ruby API to help improve finding and reading Ruby documentation on the web! Links for this episode:Bundler: The best way to manage a Ruby application's gemsWorking Towards Bundler 3 | RubyKaigi 2019Ruby APIRuby TogetherColby Swandale (@oceanicpanda) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Raygun Raygun gives you a window into how users are really experiencing your software applications. Raygun is thrilled to launch the next chapter in their ongoing support for Application Performance Monitoring: Ruby support for Raygun APM. Don’t wait for users to report problems. Raygun gives you complete visibility on errors, crashes and performance problems affecting your end-users. They have end to end monitoring with features like detailed trace transactions, dashboards, user experience monitoring and more. Raygun APM offers a seamless integration with the Heroku platform via buildpack, so you can get all the benefits of APM for your Rails app.  To start your free 14 day trial, go check it out by visiting Raygun.com/apm today. 
6/10/202030 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 320: 320: ViewComponents in Action with Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason is the lead developer for CodeFund, an ethical advertising platform. When he is not working on CodeFund, he is podcasting on The Ruby Blend or Remote Ruby, writing blog posts, or working on open source projects. He and Brittany discuss his implementation of ViewComponent at CodeFund. Links for this episode:CodeFund | Ethical Advertising Platform Remote Ruby PodcastThe Ruby Blend PodcastRuby Meetup: Onlinegithub / view_componentAndrew's Personal SiteAndrew Mason (@andrewmcodes) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Datadog Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure, applications and logs. Datadog integrates seamlessly with more than 400 technologies, so you can track every layer of your complex microservice architecture, all in one place. Distributed tracing for Ruby applications and APM provide end-to-end visibility into requests wherever they go, across hosts, containers, and service boundaries. With rich dashboards, algorithmic alerts, and collaboration tools, Datadog provides your team with the tools they need to quickly troubleshoot and optimize modern applications. See for yourself - start a 14-day free trial today and Datadog will send you a free T-shirt! Visit datadog.com/rubyrailspodcast to get started.
5/27/202027 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 319: 319: Gap Here and 10x Customers with Sean Devine

Sean Devine, CEO of XBE, is welcomed back to the show to discuss hiring Rails developers in this climate, introduce XBE's innovative new program for graduating high school seniors ("Gap Here") and reveal the value of a 10x customer. Join Brittany in cheering Sean on to write a book! Links for this episode:Hiring - XBEXBE Announces "Gap Here" Program For Graduating High School SeniorsSean Devine on Twitter(@barelyknown)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN protects your privacy and security online but you can also use ExpressVPN to unlock movies and shows that are only available in other countries! If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show, watch what you want, and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY.
5/20/202036 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 318: 318: Error Messages Are Your Friends with Gina Verrastro

Gina Verrastro is a Rubyist, writer, and proud graduate of LEARN Academy. She is a Tech Support Engineer at SOCi who specializes in taking the most optimistic view of every bug-hunting situation. Links for this episode:SOCiHow to Read and Resolve Common Error Codes in Ruby by Gabbie PirainoBetterErrors/better_errors: Better error page for Rack | GitHubbanister/binding_of_caller: Retrieve the binding of a method's caller in MRI 1.9.2+ | GitHubCode Copy Coffee | Gina's Personal SiteGina Verrastro (@codecopycoffee) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Datadog Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure, applications and logs. Datadog integrates seamlessly with more than 400 technologies, so you can track every layer of your complex microservice architecture, all in one place. Distributed tracing for Ruby applications and APM provide end-to-end visibility into requests wherever they go, across hosts, containers, and service boundaries. With rich dashboards, algorithmic alerts, and collaboration tools, Datadog provides your team with the tools they need to quickly troubleshoot and optimize modern applications. See for yourself - start a 14-day free trial today and Datadog will send you a free T-shirt! Visit datadog.com/rubyrailspodcast to get started.
5/13/202021 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 317: 317: Coming Home to Rails with Vince Eberle

Vince Eberle is a Full Stack Developer at 412 Food Rescue. Over the last decade, he has worked on app development on-and-off using Ruby on Rails and EmberJS. He and Brittany discuss coming back to Rails and how powerful Rails can make a developer in a non-profit. Links for this episode:412 Food RescueSpiceworks: Software, Forums & Tools for IT Pros412 Food Rescue (@412FoodRescue) · TwitterRuby on Rails Link - A Slack CommunityEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
5/6/202034 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 316: 316: MongoDB and Onboarding Junior Developers with Emily Giurleo

Emily Giurleo works as a Software Engineer at MongoDB, where she helps maintain the MongoDB Ruby Driver and Mongoid Object-Document Mapper for Ruby on Rails. She brought advice on how to successfully onboard a junior engineer in three steps, with the goals of building their trust, instilling confidence in their technical abilities, and enabling them to be an autonomous contributor to your team. Links for this episode:Codecademy: Learn to CodeMongoDBRailsConf 2020.2: Couch Edition FreeFromRagtagEmily Giurleo (@EmilyGiurleo) · TwitterEmily Giurleo's Personal SiteEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
4/29/202028 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 315: 315: Worrying About the Wrong Things with Hilary Stohs-Krause

Hilary Stohs-Krause is a co-owner and full-stack software developer at Ten Forward Consulting. She joined Brittany to discuss her upcoming RailsConf 2020.2 Couch Edition session. Together, they explored the root causes of fear and anxiety and how we can start to deliberately rewrite our instincts. Links for this episode:Ten Forward Consulting: Custom Software DevelopmentMadison Women in TechRailsConf 2020.2: Couch Edition Hilary's Personal SiteHilary Stohs-Krause (@hilarysk) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN protects your privacy and security online but you can also use ExpressVPN to unlock movies and shows that are only available in other countries! If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show, watch what you want, and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY.
4/22/202031 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 314: 314: Active Storage & Modern Images with Mark Hutter

Mark is a lead engineer at Landing, a new platform for providing flexible living solutions for today’s renters. He is also the co-organizer of the Birmingham on Rails conference. He guested on the podcast to propose the simple question: can ActiveStorage be used for image serving in your modern web apps? Links for this episode:Page Speed Insights | GoogleLighthouse | GoogleMoving towards a faster web | Google See How Images Affect Your Page Speed | imgixTest a website's performance | Web Page TestGoogleChrome / lighthouse | Read the Docs!Birmingham on Rails 2020 - Validating and Processing the Content of a File with Active Storage by Claudio B.ActiveStorage Feature Request - Support for CDN (Cloudfront) #35926Mark's Personal SiteMark Hutter (@mrkhutter) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
4/16/202029 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 313: 313: Strangler Fig Pattern & God Objects with Adrianna Chang

Adrianna Chang is a developer intern at Shopify and a member of the inaugural cohort for Shopify’s Dev Degree program, a 4-year work-integrated learning program. She joined Brittany to discuss her latest blog post, "Refactoring Legacy Code with the Strangler Fig Pattern”. Links for this episode:Dev DegreeRefactoring Legacy Code with the Strangler Fig PatternPolly want a message | Sandi Metzseattlerb/flog | GitHubStranglerFigApplication - Martin FowlerShopify Engineering (@ShopifyEng) · TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
4/9/202030 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 312: 312: (PFN) Podcasting From Home with Brittany & Nick

Nick Schwaderer popped on to the show to talk about his recent job search (Ruby & Rails are thriving!) and his recent commit to Rails core. Brittany discussed how she is taking the opportunity to work on her Googlepay gem and the recent conference cancellations. Links for this episode:Railsconf CancellationNick's PR into Rails: WIP: Ensure rails new . --master builds a complete bleeding edge application (not just core gems) Google Pay API | Google DevelopersEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
4/2/202030 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 311: 311: Pareto Product Programming with Philip Poots

Philip Poots is the VP of Engineering at ClubCollect, a FinTech startup in Amsterdam. He is a Pareto product programmer, remote advocate and a self proclaimed dilettante. His recent talk, "Rediscovering Ruby" was a big point of discusssion between Brittany and him. Links for this episode:ClubCollect - have a financially healthy organisationUnderstanding the Pareto Principle (The 80/20 Rule)Deep Work - Cal Newportpootsbook (Philip Poots) · GitHubPhil's Blog | Crossing the Rubicon Episode Music by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: ExpressVPN ExpressVPN protects your privacy and security online but you can also use ExpressVPN to unlock movies and shows that are only available in other countries! If you visit https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY right now, you can get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Support the show, watch what you want, and protect yourself at https://EXPRESSVPN.com/RUBY.
3/26/202030 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 310: 310: Pivoting Brighton Ruby 2020 with Andy Croll

Andy Croll is CTO at CoverageBook & AnswerThePublic, Rubyist, conference organizer of Brighton Ruby, author, speaker, bootstrapper & twin dad. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Andy had to pivot this year's conference into a new experience. He and Brittany discuss the details and the potentially lasting effects on the community. Links for this episode:Brighton Ruby Conference 2020Andy Croll's Personal SiteOne Ruby ThingAndy Croll (@andycroll) | TwitterEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
3/19/202026 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 309: 309: Upgrading Rails & Skunk for Scoring with Ernesto Tagwerker

Ernesto Tagwerker is the Founder of Ombu Labs, a small software development company dedicated to building lean code and reducing tech debt. He and Brittany enthusiastically discuss blockers in upgrading Rails, tech debt and Ernesto's future plans for his code scoring library, Skunk. Links for this episode:Ombu Labs - The Lean Software BoutiqueFast Ruby - Ruby on Rails Upgrades by Ombu Labsfastruby / skunk | A StinkScore Calculator for Ruby Code Ernesto Tagwerker (@etagwerker) | TwitterEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
3/12/202028 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 308: 308: Open Source Groundskeeping with Kurtis Rainbolt-Greene

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. Links for this episode:vcr/vcr: Record your test suite's HTTP interactions | GitHubThe Hippocratic License 2.0: An Ethical License for Open Source ProjectsOpen Collective - Make your community sustainableKurtis Rainbolt-Greene's Web Logk. rainbolt-greene (@krainboltgreene) | TwitterEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
2/27/202028 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 307: 307: Choosing the Right Tech Stack with Dave Paola

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. Links for this episode:Bloc | Online Programs in Web Developmentgithub / actionview-componentSam Stephenson (@sstephenson) | TwitterJellyswitch - Coworking Space Management App Dave Paola (@dpaola2) | Twitterjellyswitch (@jellyswitchapp) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
2/13/202031 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 306: 306: Ask For The Job with Brian Mariani (Part II)

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. Links for this episode:Mirror Placement 5by5 RoR 287: Recruitment on Rails with Brian MarianiEmail Brian Mariani ([email protected])Episode Music by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
2/5/202033 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 305: 305: Rails Camp USA with Bobbilee Hartman

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. Links for this episode:Learn HTML & CSS - a book that teaches you in a nicer wayRailsbridgeSquare: Solutions & Tools to Grow Your BusinessSquare Tutorials | YoutubeRails Camp WestEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBobbilee Hartman (@bobbilee19) | TwitterRails Camp USA (@railscampusa) | TwitterEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
1/30/202021 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 304: 304: Legacy Code Wisdom with Alexey Chernov

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. Links for this episode:JetThoughtsJetThoughts · GitHubJTWay by JetThoughtsJetThoughts (@JetThoughts) | TwitterBrittany Martin (@BrittJMartin) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
1/23/202019 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 303: 303: Site Reliability at DEV with Molly Struve

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. Links for this episode:DEVElasticsearchRedisMolly Struve (@mollystruve) | TwitterBrittany Martin (@BrittJMartin) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
1/16/202031 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 302: 302: Ruby Autoformatter! with Penelope Phippen

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. Links for this episode:RSpec: Behaviour Driven Development for RubyRuby CentralWhat is Processor? Conference Talk penelopezone/rubyfmt: Ruby Autoformatter! - GitHubUpcoming NYCrb Meetup with PenelopePenelope's Personal SitePenelope Phippen (@penelopezone) on TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeod
1/9/202040 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 301: 301: Episode 300 Celebration: Part 2

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! Links for this episode:ParisRB Conf 2020DEV Community · GitHubHow to Play Chess | Rules + 7 Steps to Begin - Chess.comBODYPUMP – Group Barbell Workouts – Les Mills USNick Schwaderer (@Schwad4HD14) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Mirror Placement Thinking about a new Ruby job in 2020? Mirror Placement (specifically Brian) is always here to listen, learn, connect and advise Ruby on Rails engineers on their careers. Please drop him a line at [email protected] if you'd like to chat about your current Rails gig...or a future one!
1/2/202024 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 300: 300: Episode 300 Celebration: Part 1

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. Links for this episode:Using Rubyfmt with Atom | SchwadParisRB Conf 2020The world's best way to learn French - DuolingoBrittany Martin (@BrittJMartin) | TwitterNick Schwaderer (@Schwad4HD14) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Mirror Placement Thinking about a new Ruby job in 2020? Mirror Placement (specifically Brian) is always here to listen, learn, connect and advise Ruby on Rails engineers on their careers. Please drop him a line at [email protected] if you'd like to chat about your current Rails gig...or a future one!
12/26/201928 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 299: 299: Cover My Culture with Anne Richardson and Alex Miller

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. Links for this episode:CoverMyMeds, The Leader In Electronic Prior AuthorizationBlueJeans: Video Conferencing, Screen Sharing, Video CallsOpen Positions | Careers | CoverMyMedsAlex Miller (@apmiller108) | TwitterAnne Richardson (@lortz) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Mirror Placement Thinking about a new Ruby job in 2020? Mirror Placement (specifically Brian) is always here to listen, learn, connect and advise Ruby on Rails engineers on their careers. Please drop him a line at [email protected] if you'd like to chat about your current Rails gig...or a future one! Happy Holidays!
12/19/201923 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 298: 298: How to Become an Encoding Champion with DeeDee Lavinder

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. Links for this episode:RubyConf 2019 - How to Become an Encoding Champion by Deedee LavinderASCII | WikipediaEndianness | WikipediaDeeDee Lavinder (@ddlavinder) | TwitterRaleigh/Durham | Women Who CodeEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode and Sponsor Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Kensington Kensington's Universal Docking Stations give you access to more ports so your slim Chromebook can be as powerful as a Desktop. With plug and play functionality without having to install drivers, you will enjoy dual 4K display with HDMI and displaylink video connectors. Interested? Test drive a docking solution today with the Kensington Pro C program. Visit kensington.com/ruby to learn more!
12/10/201927 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 297: 297: The Functional Rubyist with Joe Leo

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. Links for this episode:Def MethodThe Well-Grounded Rubyist, Third EditionThe Functional Rubyist: A Primer | Rubyconf 2019 SlidesPartial Function Application | Joe Leo on Ruby TapasJoe Leo III (@jleo3) | TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode and Sponsor Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Mirror Placement If you are a Rails developer currently in the market, a startup seeking to grow your team, or just simply curious to hear about market and salary trends, Brian at Mirror Placement would love to chat with you. He will send you a turkey! You can reach him at [email protected]. Turkeys are in limited supply, so please reach out to Brian today and drop the codeword: "gobble gobble".
11/25/201936 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 296: 296: Conscious Coding Practice with Noah Gibbs

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. Links for this episode:Noah Gibb's BlogRuby WeeklyRuby 3x3Ivy Coding StudyConscious Coding Practice: The Three Concrete Steps SlidesNoah's Book: Mastering Software Technique: Conscious Practice for Writing SoftwareConcurrency in Ruby 3 with GuildsAn explanation of fibers and autofibers from Samuel WilliamsNoah Gibbs (@codefolio) · TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode and Sponsor Music by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Mirror Placement If you are a Rails developer currently in the market, a startup seeking to grow your team, or just simply curious to hear about market and salary trends, Brian at Mirror Placement would love to chat with you. He will send you a turkey! You can reach him at [email protected]. Turkeys are in limited supply, so please reach out to Brian today and drop the codeword: "gobble gobble".
11/20/201934 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 295: 295: Power the World with Rails with Bindiya Mansharamani & Andrew Derenge

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. Links for this episode:RigUpCareers @ RigUpBindiya on LinkedInAndrew on LinkedInEpisode and Sponsor Music by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Mirror Placement If you are a Rails developer currently in the market, a startup seeking to grow your team, or just simply curious to hear about market and salary trends, Brian at Mirror Placement would love to chat with you. He will send you a turkey! You can reach him at [email protected]. Turkeys are in limited supply, so please reach out to Brian today and drop the codeword: "gobble gobble".
11/11/201925 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 294: 294: The Career Advice I Wish I Had with Ali Spittel

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". Links for this episode:General AssemblyLadybug PodcastLadybug Podcast | All About Technical PortfoliosThe Career Advice I Wish I Had · We Learn CodeSandi Metz' Rules For Developers - ThoughtbotAli's BlogAli's NewsletterAli Spittel on Twitter(@ASpittel)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Kensington Kensington's Universal Docking Stations give you access to more ports so your slim Chromebook can be as powerful as a Desktop. With plug and play functionality without having to install drivers, you will enjoy dual 4K display with HDMI and displaylink video connectors. Interested? Test drive a docking solution today with the Kensington Pro C program. Visit kensington.com/ruby to learn more!
11/5/201932 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 293: 293: Speed as a Feature with Gannon McGibbon

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". Links for this episode:Rails Contributors | #59 Gannon McGibbon - All timeHow to Write Fast Code in Ruby on Rails by Gannon McGibbonGannon on Github (@gmcgibbon)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
10/29/201914 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 292: 292: Finesse in Quitting (Brittany Martin on the Bikeshed)

[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. Links for this episode:The Bikeshed PodcastRubyConf 2019 - Hire Me: I'm Excellent at QuittingBikeshedding with Steph ViccariTN Inspire! "Ramping Up With Roller Derby"Ruby on Rails on Windows is not just possible, it's fabulous using WSL2 and VS CodeRubyConf MY - Rails Against the MachineAmazon Aurora ServerlessNate Berkopec - Speed Shop@SViccari - Steph on Twitter@BrittJMartin - Brittany on TwitterEdited by Thom Obarski (thoughtbot)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
10/23/201942 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 291: 291: New Gigs, Rails 6 Upgrade Confessions and Rubyconf Hype

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. Links for this episode:Hero HealthRubyconf 2019Introducing my Schwad Performance Logger gemSchwad/schwad_performance_loggerDROP DSA ASTROLOKEYS KEYCAPS BY SAILORHG & CASSIDOONick Schwaderer on Twitter (@Schwad4HD14)Brittany Martin on Twitter (@brittjmartin)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Kensington Kensington's Universal Docking Stations give you access to more ports so your slim Chromebook can be as powerful as a Desktop. With plug and play functionality without having to install drivers, you will enjoy dual 4K display with HDMI and displaylink video connectors. Interested? Test drive a docking solution today with the Kensington Pro C program. Visit kensington.com/ruby to learn more!
10/15/201938 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 290: 290: Ruby for Good with Polly Schandorf

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! Links for this episode:Ruby for Good - Making the world gooderWeCamp 2019Extreme ProgrammingU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)Ruby for Good on Github DiaperBasePolly Schandorf on Twitter (@n3rdyteacher)Ruby for Good on Twitter (@rubyforgood)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
10/9/201925 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 289: 289: When You HTTParty, You Must Party Hard with John Nunemaker

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. Links for this episode:Box Out Sports - The Best Sports Graphics SolutionFewer and Faster - Measure, Improve and RepeatSpeaker Deck - Share Presentations without the Messjnunemaker/httparty: Makes http fun again! jnunemaker/flipper: feature flipping for rubyEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout!
10/2/201942 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 288: 288: NPR for Geeks with Dan Benjamin

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. Links for this episode:A List Apart – For people who make websites5by5 - Broadcasts for Geeks, Designers, Developers, and Entrepreneurs.Fireside - podcast hosting and analytics by podcasters, for podcastersDan Benjamin on Twitter (@danbenjamin)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout! Datadog Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure, applications and logs. Datadog integrates seamlessly with more than 350 technologies, so you can track every layer of your complex microservice architecture, all in one place. See for yourself - start a 14-day free trial today and Datadog will send you a free T-shirt! Just visit datadoghq.com/rubyonrails.
9/27/201938 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 287: 287: Recruitment on Rails with Brian Mariani

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. Links for this episode:Ruby on Rails and Mobile Recruiters at MirrorHistory of Dev BootcampContact Mirror Placement (and Brian!)Brian Mariani on LinkedInEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Datadog Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure, applications and logs. Datadog integrates seamlessly with more than 350 technologies, so you can track every layer of your complex microservice architecture, all in one place. See for yourself - start a 14-day free trial today and Datadog will send you a free T-shirt! Just visit datadoghq.com/rubyonrails. Print Peppermint Print Peppermint offers beautiful letterpress business cards with free custom design service. With a 100% Money-Back Guarantee, visit www.printpeppermint.com and enter the code: "railabiglineofcode" at checkout for 10% off your order!
9/17/201937 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 286: 286: SQL Smart with Nancy Sheleheda

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. Links for this episode:SQL Server Row Level SecuritySQL Server Central Beginning T-SQL StairwaySQL PASS local and virtual groupsItzik Ben-Gan’s T-SQL Fundamentals Third EditionSQL SaturdaysBrent Ozar's SiteBrent Ozar | Fundamentals of Database AdministrationBrent Ozar | DBA Training PlanRBAR: ‘Row By Agonizing Row’Nancy Sheleheda on Twitter (@pbjnancy)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Datadog Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure, applications and logs. Datadog integrates seamlessly with more than 350 technologies, so you can track every layer of your complex microservice architecture, all in one place. See for yourself - start a 14-day free trial today and Datadog will send you a free T-shirt! Just visit datadoghq.com/rubyonrails.
9/11/201930 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 285: 285: Bikeshedding with Steph Viccari

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. Links for this episode:thoughtbotBlocLaunch AcademyRuby on Rails 6.0 Release Notes — Ruby on Rails GuidesThe Bike Shed PodcastSociety of Grownups | Financial Wellness Courses & ToolsSteph Viccari on Twitter (@sviccari)The Bike Shed on Twitter (@bikeshed)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
9/3/201928 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 284: 284: Community Driven Development: Sustainable Open Source with Christine Zagrobelny

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. Links for this episode:New Sanctuary Coalition - NYCdevise on Githubfilterrific on Github simplecalendar on Githubnewsanctuaryasylum on GithubNew Sanctuary Coalition (@NewSanctuaryNYC) · TwitterEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
8/29/201924 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 283: 283: Kill All Mutants with Dave Aronson

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. Links for this episode:Kill All Mutants Abstractions SlidesMutation TestingCodosaurus, LLCMutant Gem on GithubMutest on GithubHeckle on GithubDave Aronson on Twitter (@DaveAronson)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout!
8/22/201924 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 282: 282: Rails on Windows is Fabulous with Scott Hanselman

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. Links for this episode:Scott Hanselman Coder, Blogger, Teacher, Speaker, AuthorRuby on Rails on Windows is not just possible, it's fabulous using WSL2 and VS CodeInstall Ruby On Rails on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic BeaverFirst Timers OnlyScott on Twitter (@shanselman)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout!
8/12/201938 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 281: 281: Automating & Shipping Value with Sean Devine

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. Links for this episode:Episode 272: Terrific Tech Bets with Sean DevineSean Devine on Twitter(@barelyknown)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout! Indeed Prime Indeed Prime is a confidential, free service that puts you in front of leading brands and tech startups with roles you're interested in. So whether you’re hiring or looking, meet your match on Indeed Prime. Join now by going to www.indeedprime.com/ruby.
8/6/201935 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 280: 280: Past Rubies, Google Pay and Turbolinks!

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! Links for this episode:Past RubiesAbout Google Pay API for PassesHow We Migrated To Turbolinks Without Breaking JavascriptRemote Ruby PodcastNick Schwaderer on Twitter (@Schwad4HD14)Brittany Martin on Twitter (@BrittJMartin)Brittany Martin's SiteEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Indeed Prime Indeed Prime is a confidential, free service that puts you in front of leading brands and tech startups with roles you're interested in. So whether you’re hiring or looking, meet your match on Indeed Prime. Join now by going to www.indeedprime.com/rubyonrails.
7/23/201921 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 279: 279: Scaling & Training Rails with Anand Dhillon

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. Links for this episode:Event-driven architectureConfreaks TV | EventsCover's BlogCover on Twitter (@cover)Cover on FacebookCareers @ CoverEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout! Indeed Prime Indeed Prime is a confidential, free service that puts you in front of leading brands and tech startups with roles you're interested in. So whether you’re hiring or looking, meet your match on Indeed Prime. Join now by going to www.indeedprime.com/ruby.
7/17/201928 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 278: 278: Introducing Sorbet: A Ruby Typechecker with Paul Tarjan

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. Links for this episode:Why did Stripe choose to use Ruby for its backend language?SorbetSorbet PlaygroundRDL (research project for ruby typing)Hack (typechecker for PHP)MyPy (typechecker for Python)TypeScript (typechecker for JavaScript)Paul's Favorite Juggling LibraryVideo of Paul JugglingPaul Tarjan on Twitter (@paultarjan)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout!
7/10/201922 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 277: 277: Caching GraphQL with Michael Kelly

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. Links for this episode:StackSharegraphql-ruby on Githubgraphql-cache on GithubMichael Kelly on Github (@thebadmonkeydev)StackShare on Github (@stackshareio)StackShare on Twitter (@stackshareio)StackShare NewsletterStackShare CareersEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Indeed Prime Indeed Prime is a confidential, free service that puts you in front of leading brands and tech startups with roles you're interested in. So whether you’re hiring or looking, meet your match on Indeed Prime. Join now by going to www.indeedprime.com/ruby.
7/3/201927 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 276: 276: Introducing ActionView::Component with Joel Hawksley

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. Links for this episode:GalvanizeMojoTechPR to Introduce Support for ActionView::ComponentNatasha Umer on Github (@natashau)joelhawksley/actionview-component-demoTrailblazer Gemdry-view Gemkomponent GemIntroducing Project Paper CutsJoel Hawksley's BlogJoel Hawksley on Github (@joelhawksley)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Hoefler&Co A good font is one of the best ways to make your project stand apart. At typography.com, you'll find the work of Hoefler&Co, creators of stylish and high-performance typefaces. And now for a limited time, as a Ruby on Rails listener you'll receive 10% off your next purchase from H&Co. Use code RUBY for your discount at checkout! Flatiron School Whether you want to learn in-person or online, Flatiron School helps students change careers with confidence with 1:1 career coaching and a tuition-back guarantee—follow their proven job search framework and receive a job in 6 months, or your tuition back. Join the thousands of people who’ve changed things—learn more at www.flatironschool.com/Ruby.
6/25/201929 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 275: 275: ITP 2.1, Github is on Fire and Mechanical Keyboards with Brittany & Nick

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. Links for this episode:Nick Schwaderer - OceansHQ - Future Sync 2019ITP 2.1 And Web AnalyticsPast Rubies #1: Ruby Celebrity Free-For-AllPull Panda is joining GitHub!Jumping to the definition of a function or method on GithubErgoDox EZ KeyboardNick Schwaderer on Twitter (@Schwad4HD14)Brittany Martin on Twitter (@BrittJMartin)Brittany Martin's SiteEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Whether you want to learn in-person or online, Flatiron School helps students change careers with confidence with 1:1 career coaching and a tuition-back guarantee—follow their proven job search framework and receive a job in 6 months, or your tuition back. Join the thousands of people who’ve changed things—learn more at www.flatironschool.com/Ruby.
6/19/201934 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 274: 274: Investing In Your Side Hustle with Scott Pio

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. Links for this episode:Roller Derby NationDefinition of MultitenancySpoiled Techie | Scott's Blog MakerlogEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Whether you want to learn in-person or online, Flatiron School helps students change careers with confidence with 1:1 career coaching and a tuition-back guarantee—follow their proven job search framework and receive a job in 6 months, or your tuition back. Join the thousands of people who’ve changed things—learn more at www.flatironschool.com/Ruby.
6/11/201922 minutes
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Episode 273: 273: GraphQL Migration: A Use Case for Metaprogramming with Shawnee Gao

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! Links for this episode:GraphQL Migration: A Proper Use Case for Metaprogramming?ProtobuffersGraphqlRuby GemGraphoid GemShawnee Gao on Twitter (@gaoshawnee)Shawnee Gao on Github (@shawneegao)Square Developer on Twitter (@squaredev)Square Developers Landing SiteSquare Developers Slack ChanneSquare Developers BlogEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: OSCON is ground zero to find out what you need to be in the know about in the open source community for 20 years. Listeners to the Ruby on Rails podcast can get 20% off of most* passes to OSCON when you go to oscon.com/ruby and use code RUBY20 during registration.
6/4/201924 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 272: 272: Terrific Tech Bets with Sean Devine

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. Links for this episode:XBEJSON:API — A specification for building APIs in JSONtailwindcss | A utility-first CSS framework for rapidly building custom designscorber | CLI for building hybrid apps with Ember/Vue/Glimmer/Cordova Sean Devine on Twitter(@barelyknown)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: OSCON is ground zero to find out what you need to be in the know about in the open source community for 20 years. Listeners to the Ruby on Rails podcast can get 20% off of most* passes to OSCON when you go to oscon.com/ruby and use code RUBY20 during registration.
5/24/201933 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 271: 271: MEGA Railsconf 2019 Recap with Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver, creator of GoRails and co-host of the Remote Ruby podcast, joined Nick Schwaderer to discuss his experience at Railsconf 2019. They also dive into form builder changes, documentation and ponder when Rails 6 will be released. Links for this episode:GoRailsHatchboxRailsconf 2019Remote Ruby PodcastSchedule from Railsconf 2006(Unofficial) DHH Keynote @ RailsConf 2019Ruby on Rails 6.0 Release NotesChris Oliver on Twitter (@excid3)Nick Schwaderer on Twitter (@Schwad4HD14)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: OSCON is ground zero to find out what you need to be in the know about in the open source community for 20 years. Listeners to the Ruby on Rails podcast can get 20% off of most* passes to OSCON when you go to oscon.com/ruby and use code RUBY20 during registration.
5/7/201953 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 270: 270: Lamby & The AWS of T-Shirts with Ken Collins

Ken Collins is a Staff Engineer at Custom Ink focusing on DevOps and eCommerce in Rails. The minitest advocate recounted the origins of Lamby, a simple Rails & AWS Lambda integration using Rack with Brittany. Links for this episode:Custom Inkcustomink/lambyRuby on Jets | The Ruby Serverless FrameworkAWS CloudformationKen Collins on Twitter (@metaskills)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: OSCON is ground zero to find out what you need to be in the know about in the open source community for 20 years. Listeners to the Ruby on Rails podcast can get 20% off of most* passes to OSCON when you go to oscon.com/ruby and use code RUBY20 during registration.
4/30/201919 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 269: 269: Fixing Flaky Tests Like a Detective with Sonja Peterson

Sonja Peterson is a senior software engineer at Devoted Health, working in Go and Typescript. Sonja guested on the show to speak with Brittany about her upcoming RailsConf talk, transitioning to Go and to spill on her favorite crime novels. Links for this episode:DevotedHealthBookBubThe Go Programming LanguageFixing Flaky Tests Like a Detective @ RailsConf 2019The Practical Test PyramidTana French's BooksThe 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart TurtonRobert Galbraith's BooksSonja Peterson on Twitter (@sonjabpeterson)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
4/25/201915 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 268: 268: Origins of Discourse & Changing Your Developer Mindset with Sam Saffron

Sam Saffron is the co-founder of Discourse and previously a developer at Stack Overflow. He loves writing software, especially performance improvements in Ruby. Sam joined Brittany from Australia to discuss his blog post, "Why I stuck with Windows for 6 years while developing Discourse". Links for this episode:Sam's BlogDiscourseminiracer | Minimal embedded v8Why I stuck with Windows for 6 years while developing DiscourseSam Saffron on Twitter (@samsaffron)Episode Introduction, Editing and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: OSCON is ground zero to find out what you need to be in the know about in the open source community for 20 years. Listeners to the Ruby on Rails podcast can get 20% off of most* passes to OSCON when you go to oscon.com/ruby and use code RUBY20 during registration.
4/19/201933 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 267: 267: The Evolution of RubyMotion/DragonRuby with Lori Olson

RubyMotion, soon to be DragonRuby, empowers developers to write cross-platform apps for iOS, Android and OS X in Ruby. Lori Olson joined Brittany on the show to discuss the evolution of the framework, her mobile development courses and her (potentially) controversial opinions of Javascript. Links for this episode:RubyMotion: Write cross-platform native apps in RubyMountaineers on Slack6 Pack AppsRubyMotion JumpstartRuby Rogues 405: Rubymotion with Lori OlsonRedPotionThe Sleeping Dragon Has Awoken, And Is Filled With A Terrible ResolveAmir Rajan on Twitter (@amirrajan)Lori M Olson on Twitter (@wndxlori)WNDX School
4/10/201926 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 266: 266: Dodging Ubuntu End of Life & Ruby on Rails DevOps with Justin Snair

Ubuntu 14.04, a common Ruby on Rails hosting environment, reached its end of life on April 30, 2019. Brittany brought on Justin Snair, Director of Cloud Infrastructure for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, to discuss his custom script for upgrading their hosting environments and his tips for earning AWS certifications. Links for this episode:A Cloud GuruLinux AcademyAWS CertificationCanonical | The company behind UbuntuUbuntu 14.04 is Reaching the End of LifeAmazon EC2 Reserved InstancesAWS Auto ScalingJustin's Rails Env Upgrade Script (Gist)Ruby packages for Ubuntu - Brightbox CloudPostfix - Ubuntu DocumentationWindows RADIUS serverAWS CodeDeployAmazon CloudWatchAWS DeepLens – Deep learning enabled video camera Justin Snair on Linked InJustin Snair on UpworkEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael Springer
4/3/201924 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 265: 265: Rails 6 Showcase Showdown with Edouard Chin

Guest host, Nick Schwaderer, chatted with Edouard Chin, Production Engineer at Shopify about one of the biggest Rails releases to date: Rails 6. Tune in to hear which features Nick and Edouard are most excited to use at their respective jobs. Links for this episode:Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodEdouard Chin on Github Ruby on Rails 6.0 Beta 1 DeprecationsShopify's Deprecation ToolkitShopify's BootbootEpisode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerBrought to you by: Blockstack The Blockstack ecosystem is hard at work to provide better, safer, user-owned apps. Ruby developers can get started in 45 minutes with the ‘Zero-to-Dapp’ Tutorial which will take you through building your first decentralized application today.
3/20/201944 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 264: 264: Transitioning from Client Services to Products with Tom Rossi

Tom Rossi is the cofounder of Higher Pixels, the company behind several Ruby on Rails built web products. He joined Brittany from sunny Florida to talk about transitioning from a client services business to a product company and being intentionally small. Links for this episode:Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerHigher PixelsBuzzsprout on Twitter (@buzzsprout)Episode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Blockstack The Blockstack ecosystem is hard at work to provide better, safer, user-owned apps. Ruby developers can get started in 45 minutes with the ‘Zero-to-Dapp’ Tutorial which will take you through building your first decentralized application today.
3/13/201924 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 263: 263: Abstractions and Generalist Strategy with Sarah Withee

Sarah Withee is a polyglot software engineer, public speaker, and mentor located in Pittsburgh, PA. As the Director of Programming for Abstractions, a multi-disciplinary conference with an open CFP, Sarah offered advice for potential speakers and shared her thoughts on being a generalist. Links for this episode:Abstractions CFPHow to come up with conference proposal ideasSarah's Siteglobal diversity CFP daySarah on Twitter (@geekygirlsarah)Abstractions on Twitter (@abstractionscon)Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeodBrought to you by: Blockstack The Blockstack ecosystem is hard at work to provide better, safer, user-owned apps. Ruby developers can get started in 45 minutes with the ‘Zero-to-Dapp’ Tutorial which will take you through building your first decentralized application today.
3/6/201928 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 262: 262: Reasonably Up-To-Date with Jan Krutisch

Jan Krutisch is a software developer from Hamburg, Germany and the cofounder of Depfu.com, a service that helps teams to keep their dependencies up to date. Jan and Brittany discuss dependency management, publishing and marketing tools to developers. Links for this episode:Depfu with 5 by 5 PromotionJan on Mastodon Episode Introduction and Outro by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Funkorama" by Kevin MacLeod
2/28/201923 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 261: 261: Domain Driven Design & Bots with José Albornoz

Special Guest Host, Nick Schwaderer, stepped into Brittany's hosting shoes this week to interview Shopify's José Albornoz. Tune in for an insightful conversation about Shopify's infrastructure and how personal bot building makes the world a better place. Links for this episode:Nick Schwaderer on Twitter (@Schwad4HD14)StealthLita: ChatOpsTelegramBotJosé Albornoz on Twitter (eljojo)Episode Music: "Inspire" by BenSounds
2/18/201943 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 260: 260: Rails Performance with Nate Berkopec

Nate Berkopec is the proprietor of Speedshop, a Ruby on Rails performance consultancy. He will be holding a Rails Performance Workshop after Railsconf in Minneapolis. They chatted about performance and their loyalty for the Ruby community. Links for this episode:Speedshop - Ruby on Rails performance consultingSpeedshop BlogThe Complete Guide to Rails PerformanceTuneRails Performance Workshop after Railsconf (Minneapolis)Speedshop Ruby Performance NewsletterNate Berkopec on Twitter (@nateberkopec)
2/14/201926 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 259: 259: Continuous Deployment (dpl) with Hiro Asari

Hiro Asari is a software developer at Travis CI and has spoken at many conferences across the globe. Hiro guested on to the show to discuss dpl, a continuous deployment tool he maintains at TravisCI. Links for this episode:Charles Nutter on GithubTom Enebo on GithubdplKonstantin Haase on GithubDeployment on TravisCIMartin Fowler's Thoughts on Continuous IntegrationHiro Asari on Twitter (@hiroasari)Hiro Asari on Github (@BanzaiMan)Episode Music: "Straight" by BenSound
2/8/201917 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 258: 258: Run.rb and Mental Health Awareness with Jason Charnes

Jason Charnes is a web developer, podcaster (Remote Ruby), husband, and dad who is part of the team of run.rb, a Ruby emulator in the browser. After discussing their mutual love of Ruby, Brittany and Jason discuss the importance of mental health awareness in the developer community. Links for this episode:run.rbSoutheast Ruby Remote Ruby Remote Ruby with Brittany as GuestGeneralized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)Jason Charnes on Twitter (@jmcharnes)PodiaEpisode Music: "Downtown" by BenSound
2/1/201923 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 257: 257: Apprenticing at thoughtbot with Sarah Dawson

Brittany is on the road in NYC! Her company is a new client with thoughtbot, a creative studio that helps clients build applications. Brittany took a coffee break to chat with Sarah Dawson, their newest apprentice about thoughtbot's apprenticeship program, the thin line between junior developer and established developer and her initial reaction to Rails. Links for this episode:thoughtbotthoughtbot's Opensource Librariesthoughtbot on TwitterStoryboarding at thoughtbot Episode Music: "Happy Rock" by bensound Brought to you by: One Month (For a limited time visit onemonth.com/rubyonrails to get 10% off any coding course).
1/26/201918 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 256: 256: Empowering Founders with Emily Wazlak from Shine Registry

Emily is the CEO of Shine Registry, a startup built on Rails that’s working on reshaping tradition to increase gender equity in entrepreneurship. Brittany has been consulting on the project so she invited Emily on to discuss prototyping an application quickly in RoR, being a non-technical founder and how our listeners can get involved with Shine Registry. Links for this episode:Shine RegistryProject OlympusShine Registry on [email protected] for interest in joining Shine RegistryEmily Wazlak on TwitterEpisode Music: "Keep Dancing" by Podington BearBrought to you by: One Month (For a limited time visit onemonth.com/rubyonrails to get 10% off any coding course). Ruby on Ice (Use the code 5by5 before January 31st to receive a 10% discount on your ticket).
1/12/201919 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 255: 255: Submit Your Railsconf CFP with Marty Haught

On December 28th, the CFP opened for Railsconf 2019. This year’s conference will be from April 30 to May 2 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Marty Haught, one of the Directors of Ruby Central, came on to answer your burning Railsconf questions. Links for this episode:Railsconf 2019 CFPRuby CentralBoulder Ruby GroupRailsconf WebsiteConfreaks TV | RailsConfMarty Haught on TwitterRailsconf on TwitterEpisode Music: "Positive and Fun" by Scott Holmes
1/3/201919 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 254: 254: Ruby Support for AWS Lambda with Alex Wood

Now it’s possible to write Lambda functions as idiomatic Ruby code, and run them on AWS. Joining Brittany is Alex Wood, the software engineer working on the AWS SDK for Ruby and author of the AWS Lambda Ruby runtime. Links for this episode:AWS Blog: Announcing Ruby Support for AWS LambdaAWS Blog: Announcing Ruby build support for AWS SAM CLIThe official AWS SDK for RubyOfficial repository for the aws-record gem, an abstraction for Amazon DynamoDB.AWS Record Generator RailsAlex Wood on TwitterJingyi Chen on TwitterIntroduction by Michael SpringerEpisode Music: "Carefree Melody" by Twin MusicomBandwidth sponsored by: CacheFly
12/27/201824 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 253: 253: Jets: Ruby Serverless Framework with Tung Nguyen

Jets is a framework that allows you to create serverless applications with Ruby. Tung Nguyen joined Brittany to discuss his passion for contributing to open source, DevOps and joining them together in the Ruby community. Links for this episode:Jets Ruby Serverless FrameworkBoltOpsBoltOps Nuts and Bolts BlogAWS LambdaServerless FrameworkZappaChaliceApexTung's LinkedInTung's TwitterTung's YouTube ChannelSupport JetsEpisode Music: Jetstar Rollercoaster by Roger PlexicoBrought to you by: One Month (For a limited time visit onemonth.com/rubyonrails to get 10% off any coding course).
12/19/201831 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 252: 252: Confident Ruby on Rails Testing with Jason Swett

Jason Swett is a developer, speaker, trainer, author and host of The Ruby Testing Podcast. Jason joined Brittany to discuss legacy Ruby on Rails applications: how to identify them and tackle their challenges from a testing standpoint. Links for this episode:RSpecMinitestTest Driven Development: By Example by Kent BeckXUnit Test Patterns: Refactoring Test Code by Gerard MeszarosWorking Effectively with Legacy Code by Michael C. FeathersRefactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Martin FowlerJason Swett's BlogRubyConf IndiaThe Ruby Testing Podcast | Brittany GuestsEpisode Music: "Cinematic" by Purple Planet Music
12/6/201834 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 251: 251: An Honest Take on GraphQL with Ankita Gupta

Ankita Gupta works as an engineer at honestbee where she has been working on transitioning honestbee's monolith to smaller services. Brittany met Ankita at Rubyconf Malaysia and invited her to the show to discuss integrating GraphQL into a pre-existing Rails application. Links for this episode:honestbeehonestbee's GraphQL AppSlide Deck: Using and Optimising GraphQL with RailsGraphQL Batch by ShopifyAnkita on Twitter (@gazubi)Episode Music: "Please Wake Up" by Meydan
11/20/201818 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 250: 250: Migrating Twitter from Rails & Powering Up with Linkerd with William Morgan

William Morgan, this week's guest, is a core maintainer of Linkerd and co-founder of Buoyant, creators of Linkerd. Prior to Buoyant, he was an infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he helped move Twitter from monolith to microservices. Links for this episode:FinagleHow Twitter Lost the Internet War - Vanity FairLinkerdLinkerd on GithubLinkerd on Twitter (@linkerd)BuoyantBrittany on Twitter (@brittjmartin)William on Twitter (@wm)Episode Music: "Robot Cowboy" by Scanglobe
11/11/201828 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 249: 249: Upgrading GitHub from Rails 3.2 to 5.2 with Eileen M. Uchitelle

On August 15th, GitHub celebrated a major milestone: their main application is now running on the latest version of Rails: 5.2.1! Upgrading Rails on an application as large and as trafficked as GitHub is no small task. Eileen M. Uchitelle, better known as @eileencodes, came on to the show to discuss the upgrade and supporting multiple databases in Rails 6. Links for this episode:Upgrading GitHub from Rails 3.2 to 5.2Multi-Database Support in Rails 6@eileencodes on TwitterEileen's BlogRuby on IceEpisode Music: "Creative Minds" by BENSOUND
11/6/201827 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 248: 248: Diving Into Ruby Weekly with Peter Cooper

Brittany chats with Peter Cooper, founder of Cooperpress. Cooperpress publishes weekly email newsletters to an audience of over 415,000 developers and software engineers, including Ruby Weekly. Links for this episode:Ruby WeeklyCooperpressRuby InsideBeginning RubyPeter Cooper on TwitterJulia Evan's BlogEpisode Music: Karaoke Mouse - "Shanghai Reggae (DJ Side's Alternate Take)"
10/18/201836 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 247: 247: Introducing Action Text for Rails 6 with Javan Makhmali

Action Text is a new framework coming to Rails 6 to make it easier to create, edit, and display rich text content within an app. Brittany invited Javan Makhmali, programmer at Basecamp, on to the show to get the scoop. Links for this episode:Action Text on GithubTrix on GithubTrix HomepageJavan on Twitter (@javan)Javan on GithubEpisode Music: "Oxalis Triangularis" by Known Ocean
10/11/201815 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 246: 246: Trust Arts, Trust Rails with Patrick FitzGerald and Danielle Greaves

Brittany put her tickets aside to invite her web team at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Patrick FitzGerald (Director of eCommerce) and Danielle Greaves (Frontend Developer) on to the show. They discuss their origin stories, their team dynamics and their favorite aspects of Rails. Links for this episode:The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Web TeamThe Pittsburgh Cultural Trust SiteQueue-itSidekiqJohnny: World's Cutest PuggleDanielle Greaves on TwitterEpisode Music: Comfort Fit - "Sorry"
10/5/201816 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 245: 245: How I Got My First Pull Request into Rails with Nick Schwaderer

Brittany's official debut as the host of the podcast! Brittany invites Nick Schwaderer, Ruby on Rails engineer at OceansHQ, on to the podcast to discuss meaningfully leveling up your open-source participation. They dive into Nick's first contribution to Rails core. Links for this episode:Nick Schwaderer's BlogThe Yak Shave PodcastNick's Rails ContributionCode TriageArt of Product PodcastEpisode Music: "Bust This Bust That" by Professor KliqAdmin
9/27/201825 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 244: 244: Rails Community Survey 2018

Kyle talks with Robby and Corinne from Planet Argon about what they learned with this year's Rails Community Survey.
5/31/201835 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 243: 243: A Surprise Rails 5.2 Appears!

Now that Rails 5.2 is production ready, Britt gives Kyle a tour of Rails 5.2 and all it's coolest, newest, hippest, frameworkiest new features.
4/11/201825 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 242: 242: Let Me Get My Toolbox

This week the talented Brit talked to Christoph Olszowka about Ruby Toolbox, SimpleCov, and what's up with Ruby these days. What's in your toolbox?
4/6/201831 minutes
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Episode 241: 241: Upgrading Kickstarter to Rails 5 with Logan McDonald

Logan McDonald joins Britt to discuss upgrading Kickstarter's main applications to Rails 5. They discuss the steps they took and lessons learned from the upgrade. If you're still riding Rails 4, this episode is definitely for you.
3/3/201830 minutes
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Episode 240: 240: Rails is Stimulating

Coming back from hiatus, let's catch-up with Rails 5.1 & 5.2, the best parts of Rails in 2017, and the newest Javascript framework release of Stimulus. Rollbar With Rollbar’s error monitoring, you get the full stack trace, context, and user data to help you find and fix impactful errors super fast. Go to rollbar.com/ruby, signup, and get the Bootstrap Plan free.
2/1/201833 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 239: 239: When You Type I Type We Type: Part 2

This week, Kyle has Jason Rudolph from GitHub's Atom team talking about Teletype, the new real-time collaboration package for Atom. This is part two of a two part episode. Brought to you by: Digital Ocean (Get started today with a free 2 month trial of Spaces by going to do.co/ruby). HelloFresh (For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter promo code RAILS30).
11/27/201738 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 238: 238: When I Type You Type We Type

This week, Kyle has Jason Rudolph from GitHub's Atom team talking about Teletype, the new real-time collaboration package for Atom. This is part one of a two part episode. Brought to you by: Digital Ocean (Get started today with a free 2 month trial of Spaces by going to do.co/ruby). HelloFresh (For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter promo code RAILS30).
11/25/201727 minutes
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Episode 237: 237: The One About Webhooks

Brian wants to hear about webhooks so this is The Webhooks Episode. Learn about the tips and tricks for building a webhooks service, where you may run into trouble, and how to be a good consumer. Brought to you by: Digital Ocean (Get started today with a free 2 month trial of Spaces by going to do.co/ruby). HelloFresh (For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter promo code RAILS30).
10/31/201738 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 236: 236: No, You Refactor It!

This week, Britt takes Kyle's spot and interviews Ben Orenstein about what he's been up to lately. Knight takes @r00k. Checkmate. Brought to you by: Digital Ocean (Get started today with a free 2 month trial of Spaces by going to do.co/ruby).
10/25/201729 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 235: 235: Where's my remote?

If you're remote, you know that time zones can be rough. This week, Kyle speaks to Joel about his recent remote experiences, how to unwind when you're remote, and the best way to eat a bunch of junk fair food.
9/27/201738 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 234: 234: CSS Palooza

Brian joins Kyle again this week to talk CSS, pre-compilers, and the greatest in front-end design. We talk Boostrap, SCSS, asset pipeline, and how far we've come on the front-end in the last few years.
9/20/201736 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 233: 233: Alexa, Whispers, ActionCable, Oh My!

Britt is back this week with Kyle to give an update on her conference talk experience. We talk using ActionCable in the wild, Encrypted Secrets, and how to get Alexa to whisper to you.
9/11/201734 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 232: 232: The Ruby Identity

This week, Kyle chats with Wynn Netherland from Librato about his REST API history, what building APIs with Rails and Ruby is like these days, and what he thinks about GraphQL in its quest to be the new Platform. Brought to you by: Rollbar: Sign up and get the Bootstrap Plan for free!
8/22/201743 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 231: 231: Roller Derby Daze

This week Kyle is joined again by Britt who is giving a few talks coming up. Kyle and Britt talk about preparation styles, tips for giving talks, and how to not become a viral video. Also, Britt discusses how having more real-time information in her Rails app would be useful and the pros and cons of a few options. Brought to you by: Rollbar: Sign up and get the Bootstrap Plan for free! Linode (Visit the link to get a $20 Linode credit on a new account).
8/16/201743 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 230: 230: Let's Start At The Beginning

Kyle is joined by Brian who has made a cross country move back to the mid-west. Brian talks about a new project that he's looking to undertake and how to get started solving it with Rails. Finally, we check back in on programming fonts. Brought to you by: Rollbar: Sign up and get the Bootstrap Plan for free! Linode (Visit the link to get a $20 Linode credit on a new account).
8/8/201736 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 229: 229: My Death Is Greatly Exaggerated

Kyle is joined by Joel to get an update on Shubox, its redesign, and what it's like to be Product Hunted. They discuss some reports of Rails' death and what it means for developers. Spoiler alert: the reports are greatly exaggerated. Brought to you by: Rollbar: Sign up and get the Bootstrap Plan for free!
8/1/201743 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 228: 228: From the ashes...

After a bit of a haitus, Kyle is back and introducing you to the newest co-host, Britt Martin! Learn about her background and the group affinity for Hamilton. The Ruby on Rails Podcast returns weekly starting August 1st! Brought to you by: Rollbar: Sign up and get the Bootstrap Plan for free!
7/25/201742 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 227: 227: Talk about town

With Patriot's Day arriving soon to take over Boston, Kyle invites Joel back to talk about what he's been up to, GraphQL finally hitting the big time, and what it's like to be in Boston on Marathon Monday.
4/12/201738 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 226: 226: Come fly with me

On this episode, Brian joins again to talk about the consequences of poor design when it comes to air travel. We talk about dog-fooding, flying away, and how Delta could best spend their money. It's all technology related, I promise. Brought to you by: Linode (Visit the link to get a $20 Linode credit on a new account).
3/29/201734 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 225: 225: Capital-R Rubyist

This week Joel returns to join Kyle with talk of RailsConf 2017, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and what it's like to be a lower-case Rubyist.
3/10/201741 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 224: 224: Aren't We All Designers, Really?

This week I invite Brian Nelson, a friend who is a designer and developer, to talk about what it's like to use Rails as a designer, how he handle developers doing design, and talk about a few new fonts and editor tools. Brought to you by: Casper (Visit Casper.com/rubyonrails and use the code RUBYONRAILS for $50 towards your new mattress).
2/24/201743 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 223: 223: Two and a Half ORMs

We're back! This week I introduce Joel Oliveira, one of my new recurring co-hosts. We learn a little about Joel, how we met, his side project Shubox, what it's really like using Rails 5, and a bit about ORMs. Brought to you by: Mobile Dev + Test Conference (Use the code 'rormobile' to receive $200 off your conference registration fee. That’s up to $600 off if you register by Feb 24. Learn more at https://well.tc/rormobiledev.
2/10/201739 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 222: 222: 1 Million Reasons to Open Source

This week I chat with Mike Perham who is the creator, owner, and operator of Sidekiq. We talk about running a successful open source project, how to make some money and keep your sanity, and a little bit about the future with Crystal. Also, have you heard about Pokemon Go? We'll catch up on GraphQL Summit and talk about being a solo co-host. Brought to you by: Braintree (To learn more visit Braintreepayments.com/railspodcast) Hired (Visit Hired.com/rubyonrailspodcast to learn more and to DOUBLE the normal $1,000 hiring bonus.That’s right: earn $2,000 for finding your next chapter on Hired).
11/1/201642 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 221: 221: But What About The Stars?

In this episode, Kyle is joined by Mike McQuaid, a maintainer on Homebrew, to talk about open source, how Homebrew works, and the hardest part of running a huge package manager for Macs. Let's give this new format a try! Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
10/5/201643 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 220: 220: A Farewell to Sean

After many wonderful episodes, we're wishing Sean a fine farewell as he takes his leave from the podcast. We'll also catch up on what Sean's up to and how Kyle's release of the GitHub GraphQL API at Universe went. Brought to you by: DevBootcamp.com/ruby (Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers). Braintree (To learn more visit Braintreepayments.com/railspodcast)
9/28/201653 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 219: 219: I've Got A Nerd Crush

The boys are back in town! Coming off an early summer hiatus, Sean and Kyle catch up, chat about Rails 5, Kyle gives an update on his project, and we all recall the sound of Sean and Kyle's voices. devbootcamp.com/ruby: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
7/12/201655 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 218: 218: Abstract or Extract

Following up on Episode #214, Sean talks about his decision to follow no advice and go his own way by extracting a service from one of his projects. Hubris? Let's find out together. Brought to you by: DevBootcamp.com/ruby (Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers). Braintree (To learn more visit Braintreepayments.com/railspodcast)
5/18/201649 minutes
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Episode 217: 217: Morning Edition, or The Best Time to Move Fast and Break Things?

Recorded in the morning, with spunk. Dev Bootcamp: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
5/10/201657 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 216: 216: First Annual Hop Hump + "Head First Ruby" with Jay McGavren

Fewer frogs, more programming, and an interview with Jay McGavren, author of "Head First Ruby". The waiting is the hardest part. devbootcamp.com/ruby: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
5/2/20161 hour, 12 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 215: 215: Copper Mugs of Savannah Smiles

Sean and Kyle cover all the topics. GraphQL, missing EmberConf, rupbyonrails.org demo app doubts, Echo v Siri, Moscow Mules, Tiki cups, when to ship, and so-much-more. Hold your piece! Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast. devbootcamp.com/ruby: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers.
4/1/20161 hour, 18 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 214: 214: Atrophic Cohost

Sean, Kyle, and a chorus of small frogs discuss the Game Developers Conference, eating alone, atrophic organs, Slack vs Basecamp, the cost of abstractions, and tips for adding new team members. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast. Rollbar: Get the context, insights and control you need to find and fix bugs faster. With a lot less noise. devbootcamp.com/ruby: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers.
3/24/20161 hour, 23 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 213: 213: Coaching and Coachability

In this week's episode, Sean and Kyle discuss a teamwork seminar that Kyle recently attended, how to be a good coach, Fireball whiskey, and lumberjack style. There's also a new segment of Shipped It!, our ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal. This week's Shipped It! segment is about staging servers. devbootcamp.com/ruby: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers. Rollbar: Get the context, insights and control you need to find and and fix bugs faster. With a lot less noise. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
3/4/20161 hour, 11 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 212: 212: Should Kyle Finish His College Degree?

In this week's episode, Sean and Kyle discuss Kyle's decision to finish his college degree. There's also a new segment of Shipped It!, our ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal. This week's Shipped It! segment is about unified notifications. devbootcamp.com/ruby: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
2/22/20161 hour, 19 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 211: 211: Physical Challenges

Sean is falling apart! We talk about the physical challenges of programming and how to prevent and deal with wrist, hand, back, eye, leg, and other challenges. No Shipped It! segment this week, but we'll be back with a new one next week. Shipped It! is an ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal. devbootcamp.com/ruby: Thinking about becoming a software developer? Check out Dev Bootcamp, the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers.
2/12/20161 hour, 7 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 210: 210: Rails 5 Preview

Kyle and Sean talk about Kyle's trip to Dean Kamen's house/hanger and preview Rails 5. Plus, a new Shipped It! episode about Kyle's ongoing quest to removed a complicated serialized attribute. Shipped It! is an ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
1/29/20161 hour, 16 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 209: 209: Shipped It!

Sean and Kyle are back to talk about Sean's Little Professor replica in Ember, plus the debut of Shipped It!, a new segment about managing applications that have already been shipped. There's also a bit of time at the end for a good mailbag question. Presented in partnership with AppSignal. Links for this episode:Recreating Little Professor in EmberLittle Professor Replicagithub.com/barelyknown/little-professorgithub.com/github/scientistgithub.com/technoweenie/serialized_attributesBraintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.
1/7/20161 hour, 16 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 208: 208: Ship it!

Kyle and Sean talk about Sean's experience this week moving an application out of development and into production. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast. lynda.com: Your lynda.com membership will give you unlimited access to training on hundreds of topics--all for one flat rate. Whether you’re looking to become an industry expert, you’re passionate about a hobby, or you just want to learn something new, I want you to visit lynda.com/rubyonrails and sign up for your FREE 10-day trial. Squarespace: A better web starts with your website.
11/25/20151 hour, 19 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 207: 207: Choosing the Right Systems for the Job with Sam Lambert

Sam Lambert, Director of Systems at GitHub, joins Sean and Kyle to talk about how to choose the right systems for the job. The conversation gets interesting right quick! DigitalOcean: DigitalOcean provides simple and fast cloud hosting, built for developers. Create a cloud server in 55 seconds--and for as little as $5 per month! Use code RubyPodcast and receive a $10 credit. Casper: Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/rubyonrails and use the code RUBYONRAILS. Terms and Conditions Apply. lynda.com: Your lynda.com membership will give you unlimited access to training on hundreds of topics--all for one flat rate. Whether you’re looking to become an industry expert, you’re passionate about a hobby, or you just want to learn something new, I want you to visit lynda.com/rubyonrails and sign up for your FREE 10-day trial.
11/16/20151 hour, 25 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 206: 206: Stress Management

Sean and Kyle are stressed! In this episode, they talk through how they got there and try to come up with an inner peace game plan. Squarespace: A better web starts with your website. Codeship: Continuous Delivery made simple. Use offer code 5BY5RUBY and receive 20% off any plan for 3 months. Braintree: An easy way to accept multiple payment types with one integration. Quick, knowledgeable developer support if you have any questions. Start accepting Apple Pay, PayPal, Bitcoin, Venmo, cards, and whatever’s next. With the Braintree v dot zero SDK — one small snippet of code, and you’re all set up in less than 10 minutes. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/railspodcast.