The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails,open source software, and the programming profession.
Hosted by Kyle Daigle.
Justin Weiss (@justinweiss) joins Sean Devine to talk about his Rails-focused blog at http://www.justinweiss.com and his upcoming book.
Olga Raskina joins Sean Devine to discuss her journey from secondary school in Soviet Russia to her undergraduate degree at Moscow State University to her PhD at Columbia University in NYC to her professional career in Operations Research and programming. They discuss formal vs informal education and the upside of each approach along with lots of related topics.
Peter Cooper (@peterc) - publisher of Cooper Press - discusses his email newsletter empire (including Ruby Weekly) with lots of side trips along the way.
Sean Devine is the interviewee and Eric Steele plays host. Topics include how Sean started to program, web scraping via Mechanize and Watir, the Ruby Quiz as therapy, the evolution of Ruby's testing culture and much much more.
Sean Devine is joined by Flo Motlik from Codeship to discuss continuous delivery, the history of Codeship and some of the biggest challenges involved in running a CI service. Plus coconuts and peaches.
Sean Devine talks with Daniel Jalkut (@danielpunkass) about why he develops software for the Apple ecosystem (mostly OS X) and how that experience compares and contrasts to developing software in an OSS environment like Ruby on Rails.
Sean Devine talks to Lex Friedman, the EVP Sales and Development of Midroll, a large podcast ad sales network. Lex describes the full time Ruby on Rails programming position that they are looking to fill. There's also plenty of behind-the-scenes stories about the podcasting world.
If you want to apply for the Ruby on Rails position at Midroll, email email@example.com.
Eric Steele talks about releasing his new book, "What Do I Test?".
Nick tells Sean about his rubygems fantasies, ranks his noteworthiness, clarifies the contents of concert balloons, and provides free parenting advice.
Sean Devine learns about Twilio from Greg Baugues.
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