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.



#358: CSS is a Cat with Utah Newman

February 17, 2021 at 7:00AM • 28 minutes

Utah Newman is a self taught Front end engineer with a passion for accessibility at Brightwheel. She and Brittany discuss the origin story behind her cat, border-radius: 50%, how important help is and how to navigate ADHD as a developer.


#357: Fireside Chat on the State of Hiring with Brian Mariani

February 10, 2021 at 7:00AM • 33 minutes

Brian Mariani is the founder of Mirror Placement, a Ruby on Rails focused recruiting firm. He is back on the podcast to discuss the current boom in hiring, remote working, rusty decision making and the drive to love whom you are working with.


#356: Asynchronous Adaptability with JF Lalonde

February 3, 2021 at 8:00AM • 26 minutes

A graduate of the Turing School, JF Lalonde is a senior software engineer at TextUs. JF is passionate about writing clean, well-tested and well-documented code, mentoring others and maximizing productivity with asynchronicity.


#355: Authentic Developer with Dan Moore

January 27, 2021 at 7:00AM • 35 minutes

Dan Moore currently leads developer advocacy at FusionAuth, a company focused on authentication and authorization for developers. A first-time author, Dan also created a blog-turned-book dubbed "Letters for a New Developer".


#354: Rails Committer Heavy Hitter with Rafael França

January 20, 2021 at 8:00AM • 35 minutes

Rafael França is a Principal Engineer at Shopify. He has been a member of the Rails Core team since 2012 and is the contributor with the most commits to the framework. He and Brittany discuss his confident release of Rails 6.1 and some hints for Rails 7.


#353: Hanami 2.0 with Tim Riley

January 13, 2021 at 5:00AM • 42 minutes

Tim Riley is a long-time Rubyist and is a core team member of the Hanami, dry-rb, and rom-rb open source projects. He guested on the show to discuss the eagerly anticipated Hanami 2.0 release, how dry-rb, rom-rb and Hanami partnered and how slices and containers work with one another.


#352: Haml Sparks Joy with Hampton Lintorn Catlin

January 6, 2021 at 7:00AM • 38 minutes

Hampton Lintorn Catlin is the creator of Sass, Haml, Wikipedia Mobile, and more. Hampton is Co-Founder and CEO of Veue, a live streaming video platform. If you love Haml, this episode is for you.


#351: Educating on Speed from the CLI with Nate Berkopec

December 30, 2020 at 7:00AM • 42 minutes

Nate Berkopec is the author of the Complete Guide to Rails Performance, the creator of the Rails Performance Workshop, and the maintainer of Puma. He and Brittany discuss his unique take on his workshop and his experiences maintaining Puma.


#350: A Diverse Array of New Voices with Starr Horne

December 23, 2020 at 8:00AM • 33 minutes

Starr Horne is co-founder and one of the original developers of Honeybadger - an exception monitoring service with deep ties in the ruby community. Recently she has worked to bring a diverse array of new voices to Honeybadger's blog. She offers insightful advice on producing great content for developers.


#349: From Air Traffic Controller to Tech Lead with John Cech

December 16, 2020 at 8:00AM • 27 minutes

Based in Portland, Oregon, John Cech is a Senior Ruby Developer working at Planet Argon. John works on a wide-range of client projects as a Tech Lead and provides mentorship to interns and junior developers having started out there as a junior, himself.