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.



#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!


#195: Prognosticating on the Future of Rails, FancyHands API, README Techniques, and API-First Training

July 26, 2015 at 9:45PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Sean Devine and Kyle Daigle prognosticate on the future of Rails, discuss Sean's experience thus far with the FancyHands API for outbound call automation, talk about README cultures, and announce Sean's API-first development training seminar.


#194: GitHub Summit Report, Conference/Dinner Strategies, github/scientist, Elixir Codecation Planning

July 21, 2015 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Sean Devine and Kyle Daigle talk about the recently completed GitHub Summit, conference/dinner strategies, the github/scientist library, a potential Elixir codecation, and so much more. And Kyle sounds a bit better ;)


#193: GitHub Summit & Outage, Silence, ActionCable, JSON API, Self Help

July 12, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 14 minutes

Sean Devine and Kyle Daigle talk about the GitHub Summit (this week) & outage (last week), working in silence, ActionCable (tests, collaboration, copyright), Sean's JSON API talk at Boston Ember, and SELF HELP.


#192: New Season! Introducing Kyle Daigle as Cohost

July 5, 2015 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Kyle Daigle joins Sean Devine as cohost to kick off a new season of the Ruby on Rails Podcasts (woohoo!). Topics include Atom 1.0, RSpec 3.3, API documentation, OS contributions, and "Who Moved my Cheese?". You're gonna like-it-a-lot.