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.



#129: Jeremy McAnally

January 16, 2009 at 8:45PM • 34 minutes

This episode was originally published on January 16, 2009.

Jeremy McAnally talks about his open source projects, documentation, and productivity.


#128: Monty Williams on MagLev

November 22, 2009 at 1:30AM • 21 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 22, 2008.

Monty Williams of Gemstone recounts the history of the MagLev Ruby interpreter project.

From RubyConf 2008 in Orlando.


#127: RubyConf 2008

November 14, 2009 at 11:45PM • 16 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 14, 2008.

Conversations from RubyConf 2008. With Matt Aimonetti of Merb, Blake Mizerany of Sinatra, and Josh Peek of Rails.


#126: RailsConf Europe: Jacqui Maher, Pat Allan and Intridea

October 24, 2009 at 7:00PM • 22 minutes

This episode was originally published on October 24, 2008.

Jacqui Maher talks about the technical challenges involved in writing Rails apps for a medical team in Malawi. Pat Allan encourages Rails developers to volunteer their time and skills.

Developers from Intridea discuss hacking Rails internals, UI design, and mid-end development.

From RailsConf 2008 in Berlin.

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#125: RailsConf Europe: Rubinius and CoachTV

October 8, 2009 at 4:30PM • 10 minutes

This episode was originally published on October 8, 2008.

Wilson Bilkovich explains the recent rewrite of Rubinius.

Lars Pind discusses Coach TV, his new video blog on happiness and personal development for geeks.

Also mentioned


#124: erubycon: Charles Nutter

October 1, 2009 at 12:00AM • 22 minutes

This episode was originally published on October 1, 2008.

Charles Nutter of JRuby, from erubycon.


#123: erubycon: Jim Weirich

September 16, 2009 at 10:45PM • 38 minutes

This episode was originally published on September 16, 2008.

Jim Weirich, from erubycon.


#122: Scripted GUI Testing with Ruby

August 30, 2009 at 3:30AM • 21 minutes

This episode was originally published on August 30, 2008.

Ian Dees talks about his new book on testing GUI applications. His company uses Ruby to test handheld devices.


#121: RubyFringe

August 6, 2009 at 5:30AM • 27 minutes

This episode was originally published on August 6, 2008.

In person with Hampton Catlin, Anita Kuno, Wayne Seguin, and Nathan Weizenbaum, plus a cameo appearance by Jay Phillips.

From the RubyFringe conference in Toronto.


#120: Contrast and XLCRS

July 23, 2009 at 1:30AM • 20 minutes

This episode was originally published on July 23, 2008.

Consulting firm Contrast talks about their upcoming app, Exceptional. Mike Gilbert of XLCRS talks about using Rails to solve everyday problems.

From Dublin, Ireland.