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.



#372: The Railsconf 2021 Story with Marty Haught and Evan Phoenix

May 26, 2021 at 7:00AM • 32 minutes

Marty Haught and Evan Phoenix, Directors of Ruby Central, guested on the show to explain Ruby Central's place in our community, how Railsconf 2021 came together and what we can expect from the upcoming Rubyconf 2021 as a dual virtual and in-person conference.


#371: From 2 to 15 Engineers with Zach Stradling

May 19, 2021 at 7:00AM • 27 minutes

Zach Stradling was the first Software Engineer on the original Trainual team. He joins Brittany to discuss how he grew an engineering team from 2 to 15 (spoiler: they are hiring!), how to define engineering culture and their use of service objects.


#370: Samvera with Lea Ann Bradford

May 12, 2021 at 8:00AM • 19 minutes

Lea Ann Bradford is a senior software developer for Notch8, an agency that leverages the Samvera open source community. Lea Ann tells her story of learning to code after being a stay at home mom and she educates Brittany on all things Samvera.


#369: Frontend Bundlers & Snowpacker with Konnor Rogers

May 5, 2021 at 6:00AM • 23 minutes

Konnor Rogers is a software developer for Veue Inc. He is also the creator of Snowpacker, and he has a deep love for open source. He breaks down Frontend bundlers for Brittany and the up and coming vite_ruby.


#368: Inclusivity and Partner Support with Tay DeHerrera

April 28, 2021 at 7:00AM • 23 minutes

Tay DeHerrera is a Backend Software Engineer at TextUs. Tay and Brittany discuss getting involved in other initiatives at work and the importance of supporting (and sometimes humoring) a significant other who also writes software.


#367: Zapped with Purpose with Amy Nadboralski (Powder)

April 21, 2021 at 6:00AM • 20 minutes

Amy Nadboralski (aka Powder) is a (trans) woman that enjoys programming, video games, and tinkering with electronics. She is currently working primarily with the Ruby programming language as a principal software engineer at Vibes; a mobile engagement platform that helps companies create meaningful connections with their customers.


#366: I Believe in the Rails Magic with Brittany & Nick

April 14, 2021 at 7:00AM • 30 minutes

Nick Schwaderer co-hosts with Brittany this week. They discuss Nick's new job at Shopify (!), the interview process and working with the Ruby/Rails core team. They wrap with Nick's promise to discuss Stimulus but that quickly evolves to Hotwire.


#365: A Founder That Can Code with Sean Devine

April 7, 2021 at 7:00AM • 32 minutes

Sean Devine, CEO of XBE and former host of this show is back to discuss the success of XBE in the past year, the use of Ember at XBE and how if you're a founder that can code, you've already raised your seed round.


#364: Boring Rails & Creating Ruby Content with Matt Swanson

March 31, 2021 at 6:00AM • 26 minutes

Matt Swanson leads teams and builds products for customers at SEP, a software product design and development agency based in Indianapolis. He runs the blog Boring Rails. Brittany and he chat about producing Ruby content and Matt answers questions from listeners about his approach.


#363: ActiveModel::Errors with Mark Chao

March 24, 2021 at 6:00AM • 26 minutes

Mark Chao, or more well known as lulalala, is a happy rubyist from Taiwan. He works at GitLab, and likes to contribute to open source projects. He likes anime and has a hobby to self publish reviews into books/ebooks using Ruby libraries, git and InDesign. He and Brittany discuss ActiveModel::Errors.