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.



#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.


#201: API-First, Planning-Second

September 22, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Sean and Kyle debrief on the successful (phew!) API-First training seminar, and talk about the upcoming GitHub Universe conference.


#200: The User Interface is the Exception State + Listener Audio Questions Part 1

September 8, 2015 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Sean and Kyle talk about differences between enterprise applications and consumer applications, and treating the human UI as the exception state. They also answer a handful of questions from listener Colin Rubbert.


#199: Memorable Tips for Working Remotely

August 24, 2015 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Sean and Kyle discuss how to be an effective remote team member, and how to build an effective remote team. Plus a bit of a twins update.


#198: Overcoming Legacy Code and Building Rails Engines

August 16, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

Two primary topics this week:

  1. Overcoming legacy code. Kyle describes the lessons that he's learned being the primary maintainer of a legacy code base. (Lots of good advice here).

  2. Building Rails Engines. Sean describes his experience building a Rails engine to interface with FancyHands.


#197: Your Personal _Brand_

August 9, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 29 minutes

Kyle and Sean discuss the unavoidable existence and importance of your personal brand as a programmer. Plus the usual follow up and dog barking.


#196: Recruiters, Bootcamps, and Technocrats

August 3, 2015 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

Sean and Kyle talk mostly about programming-related employment and labor topics including recruiters, bootcamps, 10X developers, and technocrats. You'll either love it or hate it!