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.



#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.


#238: When I Type You Type We Type

November 24, 2017 at 6:00PM • 27 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 one of a two part episode.


#237: The One About Webhooks

October 30, 2017 at 9:00PM • 38 minutes

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.


#236: No, You Refactor It!

October 24, 2017 at 9:00PM • 29 minutes

This week, Britt takes Kyle's spot and interviews Ben Orenstein about what he's been up to lately. Knight takes @r00k. Checkmate.


#235: Where's my remote?

September 27, 2017 at 6:00PM • 38 minutes

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.


#234: CSS Palooza

September 20, 2017 at 5:00PM • 36 minutes

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.


#233: Alexa, Whispers, ActionCable, Oh My!

September 10, 2017 at 8:00PM • 34 minutes

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.


#232: The Ruby Identity

August 22, 2017 at 4:00PM • 43 minutes

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.