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.



#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.


#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.