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.

#204: Money and Open Source Software

October 18, 2015 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

Sean and Kyle talk about the economics of open source software.

#203: Behind the Scenes Peek at the New GitHub Integrations Directory

October 12, 2015 at 6:00AM • 58 minutes

Kyle returns from GitHub Universe and tells Sean all about the new GitHub Integrations Directory, a service that he's been working on this year that just shipped. Plus, a teeny sneak peak at the upcoming money-in-open-source-software conversation.

#202: Behind the Scenes at Product Hunt with Mike Coutermarsh

October 4, 2015 at 8:00AM • 1 hour 37 minutes

Mike Coutermarsh from Product Hunt joins Sean Devine as guest cohost to give a behind-the-scenes look at Product Hunt. Topics include Product Hunt's new features, its technical architecture and transition to an API-first development style, and their successful experience with Heroku.

#201: API-First, Planning-Second

September 22, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Sean and Kyle debrief on the successful (phew!) API-First training seminar, and talk about the upcoming GitHub Universe conference.

#200: The User Interface is the Exception State + Listener Audio Questions Part 1

September 8, 2015 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Sean and Kyle talk about differences between enterprise applications and consumer applications, and treating the human UI as the exception state. They also answer a handful of questions from listener Colin Rubbert.

#199: Memorable Tips for Working Remotely

August 24, 2015 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Sean and Kyle discuss how to be an effective remote team member, and how to build an effective remote team. Plus a bit of a twins update.

#198: Overcoming Legacy Code and Building Rails Engines

August 16, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

Two primary topics this week:

  1. Overcoming legacy code. Kyle describes the lessons that he's learned being the primary maintainer of a legacy code base. (Lots of good advice here).

  2. Building Rails Engines. Sean describes his experience building a Rails engine to interface with FancyHands.

#197: Your Personal _Brand_

August 9, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 29 minutes

Kyle and Sean discuss the unavoidable existence and importance of your personal brand as a programmer. Plus the usual follow up and dog barking.

#196: Recruiters, Bootcamps, and Technocrats

August 3, 2015 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

Sean and Kyle talk mostly about programming-related employment and labor topics including recruiters, bootcamps, 10X developers, and technocrats. You'll either love it or hate it!

#195: Prognosticating on the Future of Rails, FancyHands API, README Techniques, and API-First Training

July 26, 2015 at 9:45PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Sean Devine and Kyle Daigle prognosticate on the future of Rails, discuss Sean's experience thus far with the FancyHands API for outbound call automation, talk about README cultures, and announce Sean's API-first development training seminar.