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 Brittany Martin.

#165: James Chevalier -

August 29, 2014 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

Jim Chevalier, creator of, joins Sean Devine in person! to talk about the creation of his great run-every-street-in-my-city website.

#164: Jim Remsik - Madison+ Ruby

August 20, 2014 at 6:00AM • 59 minutes

Jim Remsik, organizer of Madison+ Ruby, joins Sean Devine to talk about the history of the Madison+ Ruby conference and what to expect at the event this weekend.

#163: Justin Weiss -

August 13, 2014 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Justin Weiss (@justinweiss) joins Sean Devine to talk about his Rails-focused blog at and his upcoming book.

#162: Olga Raskina - Operations Research PhD

August 6, 2014 at 7:00AM • 1 hour 9 minutes

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.

#161: Peter Cooper - Ruby Weekly

July 31, 2014 at 6:30AM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Peter Cooper (@peterc) - publisher of Cooper Press - discusses his email newsletter empire (including Ruby Weekly) with lots of side trips along the way.

#160: Sean Devine - Interviewee & Pony

July 25, 2014 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

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.

#159: Flo Motlik - Codeship

July 16, 2014 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 14 minutes

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.

#158: Daniel Jalkut - Not a Ruby Programmer (Yet)

July 8, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

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.

#157: Lex Friedman is Hiring a Ruby on Rails Developer for the Midroll Podcast Ad Network

July 5, 2014 at 8:00AM • 59 minutes

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

#156: Eric Steele - "What Do I Test?" Book Launch Recap

June 28, 2014 at 6:00AM • 1 hour 19 minutes

Eric Steele talks about releasing his new book, "What Do I Test?".