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 Kyle Daigle.



#225: Capital-R Rubyist

March 9, 2017 at 6:00PM • 41 minutes

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.


#224: Aren't We All Designers, Really?

February 24, 2017 at 11:00AM • 43 minutes

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.


#223: Two and a Half ORMs

February 9, 2017 at 8:00PM • 39 minutes

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.


#222: 1 Million Reasons to Open Source

November 1, 2016 at 1:00PM • 42 minutes

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.


#221: But What About The Stars?

October 4, 2016 at 10:00PM • 43 minutes

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!


#220: A Farewell to Sean

September 28, 2016 at 5:00PM • 53 minutes

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.


#219: I've Got A Nerd Crush

July 12, 2016 at 12:00PM • 55 minutes

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.


#218: Abstract or Extract

May 18, 2016 at 9:00AM • 49 minutes

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.


#217: Morning Edition, or The Best Time to Move Fast and Break Things?

May 10, 2016 at 11:00AM • 57 minutes

Recorded in the morning, with spunk.


#216: First Annual Hop Hump + "Head First Ruby" with Jay McGavren

May 2, 2016 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Fewer frogs, more programming, and an interview with Jay McGavren, author of "Head First Ruby". The waiting is the hardest part.