Ruby on Rails Podcast

Ruby on Rails Podcast

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

Hosted by Brittany Martin.



#248: Diving Into Ruby Weekly with Peter Cooper

October 18, 2018 at 8:00AM • 36 minutes

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.


#247: Introducing Action Text for Rails 6 with Javan Makhmali

October 11, 2018 at 10:00AM • 15 minutes

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.


#246: Trust Arts, Trust Rails with Patrick FitzGerald and Danielle Greaves

October 5, 2018 at 5:00PM • 16 minutes

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.


#245: How I Got My First Pull Request into Rails with Nick Schwaderer

September 26, 2018 at 10:00PM • 25 minutes

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.


#244: Rails Community Survey 2018

May 31, 2018 at 11:00AM • 35 minutes

Kyle talks with Robby and Corinne from Planet Argon about what they learned with this year's Rails Community Survey.


#243: A Surprise Rails 5.2 Appears!

April 11, 2018 at 3:00PM • 25 minutes

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.


#242: Let Me Get My Toolbox

April 6, 2018 at 6:00PM • 31 minutes

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?


#241: Upgrading Kickstarter to Rails 5 with Logan McDonald

March 3, 2018 at 12:00PM • 30 minutes

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.


#240: Rails is Stimulating

February 1, 2018 at 9:00AM • 33 minutes

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.


#239: When You Type I Type We Type: Part 2

November 26, 2017 at 7:00PM • 38 minutes

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.