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.

#181: Brian Cardarella of DockYard - Running a Software Consultancy & Betting on Ember

January 9, 2015 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

Brian Cardarella of the software consultancy DockYard joins Sean Devine to talk about some of the lessons that he's learned growing their business. Other topics include Ember (including ember-cli and ember-data) and DockYard's focus on client-side applications, the business of Ruby on Rails development, the JSON:API standard, and more.

#180: Josh Smith - Separating Server and Client Applications

December 22, 2014 at 6:00AM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Josh Smith joins Sean Devine to talk about when and why to separate server applications from their clients, when you should roll your own authentication solution (never), and the precise location of Sean's mother-in-law.

#179: Trek Glowacki - Learning Ember

December 12, 2014 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

Trek Glowacki joins Sean Devine to talk about learning Ember, creating effective guides and documentation, and purchasing Skymall gift certificates on Groupon.

#178: Recruiting - Steve Robinson from

December 4, 2014 at 11:30AM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Steve Robinson from joins Sean to talk about recruiting, recruiters, and solar panel junk mail.

#177: RefactorCop - Winner of the 2014 Rails Rumble

November 21, 2014 at 10:00AM • 47 minutes

The team from RefactorCop joins Sean Devine to talk about their excellent project that won the 2014 Rails Rumble.

#176: Rails Rumble 2014 Solo Winner - Flora Saramago (Pack Pal)

November 14, 2014 at 11:00AM • 58 minutes

Flora Saramago joins Sean Devine to talk about winning the solo award in the 2014 Rails Rumble for Pack Pal.

#175: Carlos Souza from Code School

November 7, 2014 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

Carlos Souza from Code School joins Sean Devine to discuss programming education, the open source software community, and Code School's courses and screencasts.

#174: Introduction to Ninefold for Rails Hosting

October 29, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Sean talks with Brittany and Risa from Ninefold's customer support team about his experience using Ninefold on a new application.

#173: Rails Rumble 2014 Entries

October 25, 2014 at 12:00PM • 60 minutes

Sean Devine reviews the 2014 Rails Rumble entries, points out some highlights, and reveals who he would pick as the winner.

#172: Nick Mango - and Rails Rumble countdown

October 17, 2014 at 11:00AM • 59 minutes

Nick Mango joins Sean Devine to talk about Swell, his new service that let's you know instantly when something exciting is happening on your website. Also, they share some final thoughts about the upcoming Rails Rumble.