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.



#213: Coaching and Coachability

March 3, 2016 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

In this week's episode, Sean and Kyle discuss a teamwork seminar that Kyle recently attended, how to be a good coach, Fireball whiskey, and lumberjack style.

There's also a new segment of Shipped It!, our ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal. This week's Shipped It! segment is about staging servers.


#212: Should Kyle Finish His College Degree?

February 21, 2016 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

In this week's episode, Sean and Kyle discuss Kyle's decision to finish his college degree.

There's also a new segment of Shipped It!, our ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal. This week's Shipped It! segment is about unified notifications.


#211: Physical Challenges

February 11, 2016 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Sean is falling apart! We talk about the physical challenges of programming and how to prevent and deal with wrist, hand, back, eye, leg, and other challenges.

No Shipped It! segment this week, but we'll be back with a new one next week. Shipped It! is an ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal.


#210: Rails 5 Preview

January 29, 2016 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Kyle and Sean talk about Kyle's trip to Dean Kamen's house/hanger and preview Rails 5. Plus, a new Shipped It! episode about Kyle's ongoing quest to removed a complicated serialized attribute.

Shipped It! is an ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal.


#209: Shipped It!

January 6, 2016 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Sean and Kyle are back to talk about Sean's Little Professor replica in Ember, plus the debut of Shipped It!, a new segment about managing applications that have already been shipped. There's also a bit of time at the end for a good mailbag question.

Presented in partnership with AppSignal.


#208: Ship it!

November 25, 2015 at 9:45AM • 1 hour 19 minutes

Kyle and Sean talk about Sean's experience this week moving an application out of development and into production.


#207: Choosing the Right Systems for the Job with Sam Lambert

November 16, 2015 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 25 minutes

Sam Lambert, Director of Systems at GitHub, joins Sean and Kyle to talk about how to choose the right systems for the job. The conversation gets interesting right quick!


#206: Stress Management

November 9, 2015 at 6:00AM • 1 hour 1 minute

Sean and Kyle are stressed! In this episode, they talk through how they got there and try to come up with an inner peace game plan.


#205: Webhooks 101 & 202

October 28, 2015 at 8:00AM • 1 hour 10 minutes

Kyle teaches Sean some lessons about implementing and scaling webhook APIs.


#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.