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.

#185: Justin Weiss: Practicing Rails

March 12, 2015 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Justin Weiss, author of Practicing Rails and, joins Sean to talk about developing a learning plan, small test apps, testing, interacting with the community, finding time to build your skills and more.

#184: Sean Devine Interview on Descriptive Podcast

February 20, 2015 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 54 minutes

Sean Devine was interviewed on the Descriptive Podcast with Kahlil Lechelt. Topics include Sean's career as a programmer, TDD, DHH, API-first development, JSON API, Ruby on Rails and EmberJS.

#183: Sean Devine Interview on Full Stack Radio about API-First Development

February 4, 2015 at 6:00AM • 1 hour 2 minutes

This is an interview from Full Stack Radio.

In this episode, Adam talks with Sean Devine, host of the Ruby on Rails podcast. Sean gives Adam an introduction to building applications with Ember, and how it's different than the way you might sprinkle AngularJS into a mostly server-side app. They talk about why your Ember apps shouldn't be mixed in with your server-side code, and the advantages that come along with building a server-side API with no front end of it's own.

#182: Rigel St. Pierre from Bandsintown and Epicurrence

January 24, 2015 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Rigel St. Pierre joins Sean Devine and preview the new format of the podcast for 2015. This episode is a return to mostly Ruby and Rails topics, with a bit of Ember and gibber jabbering.

#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.