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.



#336: Brittany Has A New Job(!) && Co-Host Catchup

September 16, 2020 at 7:00AM • 34 minutes

It's been hinted around but Brittany has a new job! She is the new Backend Engineering Lead at TextUs. She invites Nick back to the show to pepper her with questions about switching, remote work and a new codebase. In turn, Brittany asks Nick for an update on Past Rubies.


#335: AllTrails is All Rails with James Graham

September 9, 2020 at 1:00PM • 23 minutes

As the leader of the AllTrails Engineering team, James Graham and his team are responsible for expanding AllTrails beyond a functional tool to a fun and personalized, trail discovery experience all supported by highly scalable web services -- including Ruby on Rails.


#334: Simple Lovable Complete with Michael Springer

September 2, 2020 at 7:00AM • 20 minutes

The announcer of the podcast, Michael Springer guested on the show. Michael is a software engineer at JazzHR and he spends his free time tinkering on hobbyist projects ranging from writing chat bots to building plastic robots.


#333: Logic That Serverless Logic with Ken Collins

August 26, 2020 at 7:00AM • 22 minutes

Ken Collins is an AWS Serverless Hero & Principal Engineer at Custom Ink where he focuses on growing their DevOps culture within the Ecommerce teams. With a love for the Ruby programming language and serverless, Ken continues his open source Rails career by focusing on solutions that leverage AWS Lambda with Rails using a gem called Lamby.


#332: 2020 Ruby on Rails Community Survey with Robby Russell

August 19, 2020 at 12:00PM • 30 minutes

Robby is the creator of Oh My Z-Shell, host of the Maintainable Software Podcast, and CEO of Planet Argon. On his second appearance, he and Brittany review the results of the 2020 Ruby on Rails Community Survey.


#330: Oh My Zsh & Maintainable Rails with Robby Russell

August 12, 2020 at 6:30AM • 31 minutes

Making his first appearance since 2018, Robby Russell is back on the show. Robby is the creator of Oh My Z-Shell, host of the Maintainable Software Podcast, and CEO of Planet Argon, a software consultancy that improves existing Ruby on Rails applications and makes them more maintainable.


#329: All My Best Programming Tips with Jason Swett

August 6, 2020 at 7:00AM • 33 minutes

Jason Swett is a developer, speaker, author and the host of The Rails with Jason podcast. He and Brittany discussed bringing diversity into the podcasting space and some of his favorite tips from his blog post, "All my best programming tips".


#328: rails new cool_app --minimal with Haroon Ahmed

July 29, 2020 at 6:00AM • 26 minutes

This week, Brittany is joined by Haroon Ahmed, a programmer from Coventry, UK. He is a Hacker, Rubyist, and open source contributor. They discuss his latest contribution to Rails (--minimal) and how OS can open up career opportunities for developers.


#327: JetBrains & RubyMine with Natalie Kudanova

July 22, 2020 at 6:00AM • 16 minutes

Natalie Kudanova is a product marketing manager for JetBrains RubyMine, an IDE for Ruby and Rails developers. She helps the RubyMine team understand the needs of their users. In this short episode, she and Brittany discuss the best way to reach Ruby developers and IDE innovations.


#326: Job Searching and Hiring Advice During the Pandemic with Brian Mariani

July 15, 2020 at 7:00AM • 27 minutes

A timely episode for the employers hiring and the Ruby developers looking for work during the pandemic. After a heartfelt story, Brian Mariani, founder of Mirror Placement, revealed hiring patterns and honest advice for these unprecedented times.