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.



#347: The Southwest Airlines of File Uploading with Colleen Schnettler

December 2, 2020 at 7:00AM • 30 minutes

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.


#346: Elixir and Phoenix with Jesse Herrick

November 25, 2020 at 6:00AM • 33 minutes

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.


#345: Packwerk with Maple Ong

November 18, 2020 at 8:00AM • 22 minutes

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.


#344: Strategic Programs & Arctic Code Vault @ Github with Kyle Daigle

November 11, 2020 at 8:00AM • 39 minutes

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.


#343: Finance for Software Developers with Aaron Kahn

November 4, 2020 at 8:00AM • 30 minutes

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.


#342: [Maintainable] Brittany Martin: How to Quit Your Job and Leave Your Code in Good Hands

October 28, 2020 at 5:00AM • 50 minutes

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.


#341: Fearless Principles with Jason Taylor

October 21, 2020 at 5:00AM • 23 minutes

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.


#340: dry-rb, ROM.rb & “My Time with Rails is Up” with Piotr Solnica

October 14, 2020 at 5:00AM • 29 minutes

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.


#339: kuby & Rails Deployments with Cameron Dutro

October 7, 2020 at 7:00AM • 28 minutes

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.


#338: Learn Someday & Tech for Good with Rachel Green

September 30, 2020 at 6:30AM • 26 minutes

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.