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The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails,open source software, and the programming profession. Hosted by Kyle Daigle.
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270: Lamby & The AWS of T-Shirts with Ken Collins

19:44 | Apr 30th

Ken Collins is a Staff Engineer at Custom Ink focusing on DevOps and eCommerce in Rails. The minitest advocate recounted the origins of Lamby, a simple Rails & AWS Lambda integration using Rack with Brittany.
269: Fixing Flaky Tests Like a Detective with Sonja Peterson

15:15 | Apr 25th

Sonja Peterson is a senior software engineer at Devoted Health, working in Go and Typescript. Sonja guested on the show to speak with Brittany about her upcoming RailsConf talk, transitioning to Go and to spill on her favorite crime novels.
268: Origins of Discourse & Changing Your Developer Mindset with Sam Saffron

33:39 | Apr 19th

Sam Saffron is the co-founder of Discourse and previously a developer at Stack Overflow. He loves writing software, especially performance improvements in Ruby. Sam joined Brittany from Australia to discuss his blog post, "Why I stuck with Windows fo...Show More
267: The Evolution of RubyMotion/DragonRuby with Lori Olson

26:38 | Apr 10th

RubyMotion, soon to be DragonRuby, empowers developers to write cross-platform apps for iOS, Android and OS X in Ruby. Lori Olson joined Brittany on the show to discuss the evolution of the framework, her mobile development courses and her (potential...Show More
266: Dodging Ubuntu End of Life & Ruby on Rails DevOps with Justin Snair

24:49 | Apr 3rd

Ubuntu 14.04, a common Ruby on Rails hosting environment, reached its end of life on April 30, 2019. Brittany brought on Justin Snair, Director of Cloud Infrastructure for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, to discuss his custom script for upgrading thei...Show More
265: Rails 6 Showcase Showdown with Edouard Chin

44:32 | Mar 20th

Guest host, Nick Schwaderer, chatted with Edouard Chin, Production Engineer at Shopify about one of the biggest Rails releases to date: Rails 6. Tune in to hear which features Nick and Edouard are most excited to use at their respective jobs.
264: Transitioning from Client Services to Products with Tom Rossi

24:43 | Mar 13th

Tom Rossi is the cofounder of Higher Pixels, the company behind several Ruby on Rails built web products. He joined Brittany from sunny Florida to talk about transitioning from a client services business to a product company and being intentionally s...Show More
263: Abstractions and Generalist Strategy with Sarah Withee

28:11 | Mar 6th

Sarah Withee is a polyglot software engineer, public speaker, and mentor located in Pittsburgh, PA. As the Director of Programming for Abstractions, a multi-disciplinary conference with an open CFP, Sarah offered advice for potential speakers and sha...Show More
262: Reasonably Up-To-Date with Jan Krutisch

23:12 | Feb 28th

Jan Krutisch is a software developer from Hamburg, Germany and the cofounder of Depfu.com, a service that helps teams to keep their dependencies up to date. Jan and Brittany discuss dependency management, publishing and marketing tools to developers.
261: Domain Driven Design & Bots with José Albornoz

43:20 | Feb 18th

Special Guest Host, Nick Schwaderer, stepped into Brittany's hosting shoes this week to interview Shopify's José Albornoz. Tune in for an insightful conversation about Shopify's infrastructure and how personal bot building makes the world a better pl...Show More
260: Rails Performance with Nate Berkopec

26:31 | Feb 14th

Nate Berkopec is the proprietor of Speedshop, a Ruby on Rails performance consultancy. He will be holding a Rails Performance Workshop after Railsconf in Minneapolis. They chatted about performance and their loyalty for the Ruby community.
259: Continuous Deployment (dpl) with Hiro Asari

17:34 | Feb 8th

Hiro Asari is a software developer at Travis CI and has spoken at many conferences across the globe. Hiro guested on to the show to discuss dpl, a continuous deployment tool he maintains at TravisCI.
258: Run.rb and Mental Health Awareness with Jason Charnes

23:59 | Feb 1st

Jason Charnes is a web developer, podcaster (Remote Ruby), husband, and dad who is part of the team of run.rb, a Ruby emulator in the browser. After discussing their mutual love of Ruby, Brittany and Jason discuss the importance of mental health awar...Show More
257: Apprenticing at thoughtbot with Sarah Dawson

18:38 | Jan 26th

Brittany is on the road in NYC! Her company is a new client with thoughtbot, a creative studio that helps clients build applications. Brittany took a coffee break to chat with Sarah Dawson, their newest apprentice about thoughtbot's apprenticeship pr...Show More
256: Empowering Founders with Emily Wazlak from Shine Registry

19:36 | Jan 12th

Emily is the CEO of Shine Registry, a startup built on Rails that’s working on reshaping tradition to increase gender equity in entrepreneurship. Brittany has been consulting on the project so she invited Emily on to discuss prototyping an applicatio...Show More
252: Confident Ruby on Rails Testing with Jason Swett

34:21 | Dec 6th, 2018

Jason Swett is a developer, speaker, trainer, author and host of The Ruby Testing Podcast. Jason joined Brittany to discuss legacy Ruby on Rails applications: how to identify them and tackle their challenges from a testing standpoint.
251: An Honest Take on GraphQL with Ankita Gupta

18:51 | Nov 20th, 2018

Ankita Gupta works as an engineer at honestbee where she has been working on transitioning honestbee's monolith to smaller services. Brittany met Ankita at Rubyconf Malaysia and invited her to the show to discuss integrating GraphQL into a pre-existi...Show More
250: Migrating Twitter from Rails & Powering Up with Linkerd with William Morgan

28:58 | Nov 11th, 2018

William Morgan, this week's guest, is a core maintainer of Linkerd and co-founder of Buoyant, creators of Linkerd. Prior to Buoyant, he was an infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he helped move Twitter from monolith to microservices.
249: Upgrading GitHub from Rails 3.2 to 5.2 with Eileen M. Uchitelle

27:12 | Nov 6th, 2018

On August 15th, GitHub celebrated a major milestone: their main application is now running on the latest version of Rails: 5.2.1! Upgrading Rails on an application as large and as trafficked as GitHub is no small task. Eileen M. Uchitelle, better kno...Show More
248: Diving Into Ruby Weekly with Peter Cooper

36:22 | Oct 18th, 2018

Brittany chats with Peter Cooper, founder of Cooperpress. Cooperpress publishes weekly email newsletters to an audience of over 415,000 developers and software engineers, including Ruby Weekly.
247: Introducing Action Text for Rails 6 with Javan Makhmali

15:08 | Oct 11th, 2018

Action Text is a new framework coming to Rails 6 to make it easier to create, edit, and display rich text content within an app. Brittany invited Javan Makhmali, programmer at Basecamp, on to the show to get the scoop.
246: Trust Arts, Trust Rails with Patrick FitzGerald and Danielle Greaves

16:09 | Oct 5th, 2018

Brittany put her tickets aside to invite her web team at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Patrick FitzGerald (Director of eCommerce) and Danielle Greaves (Frontend Developer) on to the show. They discuss their origin stories, their team dynamics and th...Show More
245: How I Got My First Pull Request into Rails with Nick Schwaderer

25:48 | Sep 27th, 2018

Brittany's official debut as the host of the podcast! Brittany invites Nick Schwaderer, Ruby on Rails engineer at OceansHQ, on to the podcast to discuss meaningfully leveling up your open-source participation. They dive into Nick's first contribution...Show More
244: Rails Community Survey 2018

35:22 | May 31st, 2018

Kyle talks with Robby and Corinne from Planet Argon about what they learned with this year's Rails Community Survey.
243: A Surprise Rails 5.2 Appears!

25:11 | Apr 11th, 2018

Now that Rails 5.2 is production ready, Britt gives Kyle a tour of Rails 5.2 and all it's coolest, newest, hippest, frameworkiest new features.
242: Let Me Get My Toolbox

31:00 | Apr 6th, 2018

This week the talented Brit talked to Christoph Olszowka about Ruby Toolbox, SimpleCov, and what's up with Ruby these days. What's in your toolbox?
241: Upgrading Kickstarter to Rails 5 with Logan McDonald

30:00 | Mar 3rd, 2018

Logan McDonald joins Britt to discuss upgrading Kickstarter's main applications to Rails 5. They discuss the steps they took and lessons learned from the upgrade. If you're still riding Rails 4, this episode is definitely for you.
240: Rails is Stimulating

33:06 | Feb 1st, 2018

Coming back from hiatus, let's catch-up with Rails 5.1 & 5.2, the best parts of Rails in 2017, and the newest Javascript framework release of Stimulus.
239: When You Type I Type We Type: Part 2

38:14 | Nov 27th, 2017

This week, Kyle has Jason Rudolph from GitHub's Atom team talking about Teletype, the new real-time collaboration package for Atom. This is part two of a two part episode.
238: When I Type You Type We Type

27:00 | Nov 25th, 2017

This week, Kyle has Jason Rudolph from GitHub's Atom team talking about Teletype, the new real-time collaboration package for Atom. This is part one of a two part episode.
237: The One About Webhooks

38:39 | Oct 31st, 2017

Brian wants to hear about webhooks so this is The Webhooks Episode. Learn about the tips and tricks for building a webhooks service, where you may run into trouble, and how to be a good consumer.
236: No, You Refactor It!

29:57 | Oct 25th, 2017

This week, Britt takes Kyle's spot and interviews Ben Orenstein about what he's been up to lately. Knight takes @r00k. Checkmate.
235: Where's my remote?

38:27 | Sep 27th, 2017

If you're remote, you know that time zones can be rough. This week, Kyle speaks to Joel about his recent remote experiences, how to unwind when you're remote, and the best way to eat a bunch of junk fair food.
234: CSS Palooza

36:12 | Sep 20th, 2017

Brian joins Kyle again this week to talk CSS, pre-compilers, and the greatest in front-end design. We talk Boostrap, SCSS, asset pipeline, and how far we've come on the front-end in the last few years.
233: Alexa, Whispers, ActionCable, Oh My!

34:56 | Sep 11th, 2017

Britt is back this week with Kyle to give an update on her conference talk experience. We talk using ActionCable in the wild, Encrypted Secrets, and how to get Alexa to whisper to you.
232: The Ruby Identity

43:42 | Aug 22nd, 2017

This week, Kyle chats with Wynn Netherland from Librato about his REST API history, what building APIs with Rails and Ruby is like these days, and what he thinks about GraphQL in its quest to be the new Platform.
231: Roller Derby Daze

43:50 | Aug 16th, 2017

This week Kyle is joined again by Britt who is giving a few talks coming up. Kyle and Britt talk about preparation styles, tips for giving talks, and how to not become a viral video. Also, Britt discusses how having more real-time information in her ...Show More
230: Let's Start At The Beginning

36:27 | Aug 8th, 2017

Kyle is joined by Brian who has made a cross country move back to the mid-west. Brian talks about a new project that he's looking to undertake and how to get started solving it with Rails. Finally, we check back in on programming fonts.
229: My Death Is Greatly Exaggerated

43:06 | Aug 1st, 2017

Kyle is joined by Joel to get an update on Shubox, its redesign, and what it's like to be Product Hunted. They discuss some reports of Rails' death and what it means for developers. Spoiler alert: the reports are greatly exaggerated.
228: From the ashes...

42:13 | Jul 25th, 2017

After a bit of a haitus, Kyle is back and introducing you to the newest co-host, Britt Martin! Learn about her background and the group affinity for Hamilton. The Ruby on Rails Podcast returns weekly starting August 1st!
227: Talk about town

38:46 | Apr 12th, 2017

With Patriot's Day arriving soon to take over Boston, Kyle invites Joel back to talk about what he's been up to, GraphQL finally hitting the big time, and what it's like to be in Boston on Marathon Monday.
226: Come fly with me

34:50 | Mar 29th, 2017

On this episode, Brian joins again to talk about the consequences of poor design when it comes to air travel. We talk about dog-fooding, flying away, and how Delta could best spend their money. It's all technology related, I promise.
225: Capital-R Rubyist

41:48 | Mar 10th, 2017

This week Joel returns to join Kyle with talk of RailsConf 2017, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and what it's like to be a lower-case Rubyist.
224: Aren't We All Designers, Really?

43:33 | Feb 24th, 2017

This week I invite Brian Nelson, a friend who is a designer and developer, to talk about what it's like to use Rails as a designer, how he handle developers doing design, and talk about a few new fonts and editor tools.
223: Two and a Half ORMs

39:16 | Feb 10th, 2017

We're back! This week I introduce Joel Oliveira, one of my new recurring co-hosts. We learn a little about Joel, how we met, his side project Shubox, what it's really like using Rails 5, and a bit about ORMs.
222: 1 Million Reasons to Open Source

42:17 | Nov 1st, 2016

This week I chat with Mike Perham who is the creator, owner, and operator of Sidekiq. We talk about running a successful open source project, how to make some money and keep your sanity, and a little bit about the future with Crystal. Also, have you ...Show More
221: But What About The Stars?

43:25 | Oct 5th, 2016

In this episode, Kyle is joined by Mike McQuaid, a maintainer on Homebrew, to talk about open source, how Homebrew works, and the hardest part of running a huge package manager for Macs. Let's give this new format a try!
220: A Farewell to Sean

53:15 | Sep 28th, 2016

After many wonderful episodes, we're wishing Sean a fine farewell as he takes his leave from the podcast. We'll also catch up on what Sean's up to and how Kyle's release of the GitHub GraphQL API at Universe went.
219: I've Got A Nerd Crush

55:52 | Jul 12th, 2016

The boys are back in town! Coming off an early summer hiatus, Sean and Kyle catch up, chat about Rails 5, Kyle gives an update on his project, and we all recall the sound of Sean and Kyle's voices.
218: Abstract or Extract

49:00 | May 18th, 2016

Following up on Episode #214, Sean talks about his decision to follow no advice and go his own way by extracting a service from one of his projects. Hubris? Let's find out together.
216: First Annual Hop Hump + "Head First Ruby" with Jay McGavren

1:12:52 | May 2nd, 2016

Fewer frogs, more programming, and an interview with Jay McGavren, author of "Head First Ruby". The waiting is the hardest part.
215: Copper Mugs of Savannah Smiles

1:18:36 | Apr 1st, 2016

Sean and Kyle cover all the topics. GraphQL, missing EmberConf, rupbyonrails.org demo app doubts, Echo v Siri, Moscow Mules, Tiki cups, when to ship, and so-much-more. Hold your piece!
214: Atrophic Cohost

1:23:05 | Mar 24th, 2016

Sean, Kyle, and a chorus of small frogs discuss the Game Developers Conference, eating alone, atrophic organs, Slack vs Basecamp, the cost of abstractions, and tips for adding new team members.
213: Coaching and Coachability

1:11:38 | Mar 4th, 2016

In this week's episode, Sean and Kyle discuss a teamwork seminar that Kyle recently attended, how to be a good coach, Fireball whiskey, and lumberjack style. There's also a new segment of Shipped It!, our ongoing series about what it takes to manage...Show More
212: Should Kyle Finish His College Degree?

1:19:47 | Feb 22nd, 2016

In this week's episode, Sean and Kyle discuss Kyle's decision to finish his college degree. There's also a new segment of Shipped It!, our ongoing series about what it takes to manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is pr...Show More
211: Physical Challenges

1:07:36 | Feb 12th, 2016

Sean is falling apart! We talk about the physical challenges of programming and how to prevent and deal with wrist, hand, back, eye, leg, and other challenges. No Shipped It! segment this week, but we'll be back with a new one next week. Shipped It!...Show More
210: Rails 5 Preview

1:16:15 | Jan 29th, 2016

Kyle and Sean talk about Kyle's trip to Dean Kamen's house/hanger and preview Rails 5. Plus, a new Shipped It! episode about Kyle's ongoing quest to removed a complicated serialized attribute. Shipped It! is an ongoing series about what it takes to ...Show More
209: Shipped It!

1:16:37 | Jan 7th, 2016

Sean and Kyle are back to talk about Sean's Little Professor replica in Ember, plus the debut of Shipped It!, a new segment about managing applications that have already been shipped. There's also a bit of time at the end for a good mailbag question....Show More
208: Ship it!

1:19:30 | Nov 25th, 2015

Kyle and Sean talk about Sean's experience this week moving an application out of development and into production.
207: Choosing the Right Systems for the Job with Sam Lambert

1:25:03 | Nov 16th, 2015

Sam Lambert, Director of Systems at GitHub, joins Sean and Kyle to talk about how to choose the right systems for the job. The conversation gets interesting right quick!
206: Stress Management

1:01:40 | Nov 9th, 2015

Sean and Kyle are stressed! In this episode, they talk through how they got there and try to come up with an inner peace game plan.
205: Webhooks 101 & 202

1:10:13 | Oct 28th, 2015

Kyle teaches Sean some lessons about implementing and scaling webhook APIs.
204: Money and Open Source Software

1:19:37 | Oct 19th, 2015

Sean and Kyle talk about the economics of open source software.
203: Behind the Scenes Peek at the New GitHub Integrations Directory

58:27 | Oct 12th, 2015

Kyle returns from GitHub Universe and tells Sean all about the new GitHub Integrations Directory, a service that he's been working on this year that just shipped. Plus, a teeny sneak peak at the upcoming money-in-open-source-software conversation.
202: Behind the Scenes at Product Hunt with Mike Coutermarsh

1:37:48 | Oct 4th, 2015

Mike Coutermarsh from Product Hunt joins Sean Devine as guest cohost to give a behind-the-scenes look at Product Hunt. Topics include Product Hunt's new features, its technical architecture and transition to an API-first development style, and their ...Show More
201: API-First, Planning-Second

1:20:59 | Sep 23rd, 2015

Sean and Kyle debrief on the successful (phew!) API-First training seminar, and talk about the upcoming GitHub Universe conference.
200: The User Interface is the Exception State + Listener Audio Questions Part 1

1:20:19 | Sep 8th, 2015

Sean and Kyle talk about differences between enterprise applications and consumer applications, and treating the human UI as the exception state. They also answer a handful of questions from listener Colin Rubbert.
199: Memorable Tips for Working Remotely

1:12:23 | Aug 25th, 2015

Sean and Kyle discuss how to be an effective remote team member, and how to build an effective remote team. Plus a bit of a twins update.
198: Overcoming Legacy Code and Building Rails Engines

1:04:20 | Aug 17th, 2015

Two primary topics this week: Overcoming legacy code. Kyle describes the lessons that he's learned being the primary maintainer of a legacy code base. (Lots of good advice here). Building Rails Engines. Sean describes his experience building a Rail...Show More
197: Your Personal _Brand_

1:29:47 | Aug 10th, 2015

Kyle and Sean discuss the unavoidable existence and importance of your personal brand as a programmer. Plus the usual follow up and dog barking.
196: Recruiters, Bootcamps, and Technocrats

1:41:24 | Aug 4th, 2015

Sean and Kyle talk mostly about programming-related employment and labor topics including recruiters, bootcamps, 10X developers, and technocrats. You'll either love it or hate it!
195: Prognosticating on the Future of Rails, FancyHands API, README Techniques, and API-First Training

1:24:48 | Jul 27th, 2015

Sean Devine and Kyle Daigle prognosticate on the future of Rails, discuss Sean's experience thus far with the FancyHands API for outbound call automation, talk about README cultures, and announce Sean's API-first development training seminar.
194: GitHub Summit Report, Conference/Dinner Strategies, github/scientist, Elixir Codecation Planning

1:12:35 | Jul 21st, 2015

Sean Devine and Kyle Daigle talk about the recently completed GitHub Summit, conference/dinner strategies, the github/scientist library, a potential Elixir codecation, and so much more. And Kyle sounds a bit better ;)
193: GitHub Summit & Outage, Silence, ActionCable, JSON API, Self Help

1:14:16 | Jul 13th, 2015

Sean Devine and Kyle Daigle talk about the GitHub Summit (this week) & outage (last week), working in silence, ActionCable (tests, collaboration, copyright), Sean's JSON API talk at Boston Ember, and SELF HELP.
192: New Season! Introducing Kyle Daigle as Cohost

1:12:25 | Jul 6th, 2015

Kyle Daigle joins Sean Devine as cohost to kick off a new season of the Ruby on Rails Podcasts (woohoo!). Topics include Atom 1.0, RSpec 3.3, API documentation, OS contributions, and "Who Moved my Cheese?". You're gonna like-it-a-lot.
191: Chris Ball - From Rails to Ember

1:23:05 | May 28th, 2015

Chris Ball joins Sean Devine to talk about his great website, fromrailstoember.com.
190: Toran Billups - Ember Counseling

1:09:09 | May 1st, 2015

Toran Billups provides Sean Devine with some Ember counseling.
189: @dhh RailsConf 2015 Keynote Discussion

52:26 | Apr 24th, 2015

Eric Steele joins Sean Devine to discuss @dhh's RailsConf 2015 keynote.
188: Eric Steele - Road to RailsConf 2015

1:10:36 | Apr 20th, 2015

Eric Steele joins Sean Devine to preview Railsconf 2015. Whether you're going (like Eric) or not (like Sean), you'll like this episode.
187: Dan Gebhardt - json-api, jsonapi-resources, orbit.js & Ember Data

1:20:11 | Apr 2nd, 2015

Dan Gebhardt joins Sean Devine to talk about json-api, jsonapi-resources, orbit.js, and Ember Data.
186: Darrell Silver from Thinkful

1:10:29 | Mar 20th, 2015

Darrell Silver, CEO of Thinkful, joins Sean to talk about professional education, programming schools, spreadsheet programming, on-demand assistance, and more.
185: Justin Weiss: Practicing Rails

1:24:24 | Mar 12th, 2015

Justin Weiss, author of Practicing Rails and justinweiss.com, joins Sean to talk about developing a learning plan, small test apps, testing, interacting with the community, finding time to build your skills and more.
184: Sean Devine Interview on Descriptive Podcast

1:54:45 | Feb 20th, 2015

Sean Devine was interviewed on the Descriptive Podcast with Kahlil Lechelt. Topics include Sean's career as a programmer, TDD, DHH, API-first development, JSON API, Ruby on Rails and EmberJS.
183: Sean Devine Interview on Full Stack Radio about API-First Development

1:02:45 | Feb 4th, 2015

This is an interview from Full Stack Radio. In this episode, Adam talks with Sean Devine, host of the Ruby on Rails podcast. Sean gives Adam an introduction to building applications with Ember, and how it's different than the way you might sprinkle ...Show More
182: Rigel St. Pierre from Bandsintown and Epicurrence

1:30:13 | Jan 24th, 2015

Rigel St. Pierre joins Sean Devine and preview the new format of the podcast for 2015. This episode is a return to mostly Ruby and Rails topics, with a bit of Ember and gibber jabbering.
181: Brian Cardarella of DockYard - Running a Software Consultancy & Betting on Ember

1:18:51 | Jan 9th, 2015

Brian Cardarella of the software consultancy DockYard joins Sean Devine to talk about some of the lessons that he's learned growing their business. Other topics include Ember (including ember-cli and ember-data) and DockYard's focus on client-side ap...Show More
180: Josh Smith - Separating Server and Client Applications

1:12:52 | Dec 22nd, 2014

Josh Smith joins Sean Devine to talk about when and why to separate server applications from their clients, when you should roll your own authentication solution (never), and the precise location of Sean's mother-in-law.
179: Trek Glowacki - Learning Ember

1:21:24 | Dec 12th, 2014

Trek Glowacki joins Sean Devine to talk about learning Ember, creating effective guides and documentation, and purchasing Skymall gift certificates on Groupon.
178: Recruiting - Steve Robinson from rubynow.com

1:08:54 | Dec 4th, 2014

Steve Robinson from rubynow.com joins Sean to talk about recruiting, recruiters, and solar panel junk mail.
177: RefactorCop - Winner of the 2014 Rails Rumble

47:27 | Nov 21st, 2014

The team from RefactorCop joins Sean Devine to talk about their excellent project that won the 2014 Rails Rumble.
176: Rails Rumble 2014 Solo Winner - Flora Saramago (Pack Pal)

58:43 | Nov 14th, 2014

Flora Saramago joins Sean Devine to talk about winning the solo award in the 2014 Rails Rumble for Pack Pal.
175: Carlos Souza from Code School

1:05:54 | Nov 7th, 2014

Carlos Souza from Code School joins Sean Devine to discuss programming education, the open source software community, and Code School's courses and screencasts.
174: Introduction to Ninefold for Rails Hosting

1:11:09 | Oct 29th, 2014

Sean talks with Brittany and Risa from Ninefold's customer support team about his experience using Ninefold on a new application.
173: Rails Rumble 2014 Entries

1:00:17 | Oct 25th, 2014

Sean Devine reviews the 2014 Rails Rumble entries, points out some highlights, and reveals who he would pick as the winner.
172: Nick Mango - heyswell.com and Rails Rumble countdown

59:28 | Oct 17th, 2014

Nick Mango joins Sean Devine to talk about Swell, his new service that let's you know instantly when something exciting is happening on your website. Also, they share some final thoughts about the upcoming Rails Rumble.
171: Tales of My Solo Hackathon Entry

53:52 | Oct 15th, 2014

Sean Devine recorded his first solo podcast to talk about his first solo hackathon entry. This episode is chock full of advice about how to compete in a hackathon, especially if you're on a small/solo team and/or are old.
170: Reid Carlberg - Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon @ Dreamforce 2014

1:10:48 | Oct 1st, 2014

Reid Carlberg joins Sean Devine to preview another! October hackathon - the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon at Dreamforce 2014 in San Francisco, CA from October 10th - 12th. Since one of the categories is Heroku, Rails developers are a great match fo...Show More
169: CallerKey - 2013 Rails Rumble Winner

57:15 | Sep 28th, 2014

Imran Raja and Shah Sikder, two of the three team members that built Caller Key - the winner of the 2013 Rails Rumble, join Sean Devine to discuss their victory.
168: Josh Owens - 2007 Rails Rumble Winner; Bonus Meteor Intro

1:06:52 | Sep 19th, 2014

Josh Owens, Meteor developer and former winner of the Rails Rumble, talks to Sean Devine about the entry that won and some others that didn't. He also gives an overview of the basics of Meteor because Sean knows nothing.
167: Kelli Shaver - 2013 Rails Rumble Solo Winner

58:21 | Sep 11th, 2014

Kelli Shaver, winner of the 2013 Rails Rumble solo division, joins Sean Devine to talk about her many Rails Rumble entries and last year's VICTORY.
166: Tom & Nick Mango - Rails Rumble 2014 Preview

59:35 | Sep 4th, 2014

Tom & Nick Mango - organizers of the Rails Rumble - join Sean Devine to preview the this year's competition. This is the first in a series of episodes about the Rails Rumble (a 48 hour application development competition in October). If you've partic...Show More
165: James Chevalier - citystrides.com

1:05:09 | Aug 29th, 2014

Jim Chevalier, creator of citystrides.com, 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

59:22 | Aug 20th, 2014

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 - justinweiss.com

1:02:14 | Aug 13th, 2014

Justin Weiss (@justinweiss) joins Sean Devine to talk about his Rails-focused blog at http://www.justinweiss.com and his upcoming book.
162: Olga Raskina - Operations Research PhD

1:09:19 | Aug 6th, 2014

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 program...Show More
161: Peter Cooper - Ruby Weekly

1:07:28 | Jul 31st, 2014

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

1:20:03 | Jul 25th, 2014

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

1:14:37 | Jul 16th, 2014

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)

1:17:00 | Jul 8th, 2014

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

59:31 | Jul 5th, 2014

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 stor...Show More
156: Eric Steele - "What Do I Test?" Book Launch Recap

1:19:49 | Jun 28th, 2014

Eric Steele talks about releasing his new book, "What Do I Test?".
155: Nick Quaranto - rubygems.org, CoworkBuffalo, Nickel City Ruby, aqueousband.net

1:29:54 | Jun 20th, 2014

Nick tells Sean about his rubygems fantasies, ranks his noteworthiness, clarifies the contents of concert balloons, and provides free parenting advice.
154: Greg Baugues - Twilio

1:16:37 | Jun 12th, 2014

Sean Devine learns about Twilio from Greg Baugues.
153: Ben Hundley - elasticsearch & Qbox

1:10:56 | Jun 5th, 2014

Sean Devine learns about elasticsearch from Ben Hundley of Qbox.
152: Oren Dobzinski - Desk.com

1:04:07 | May 29th, 2014

Sean Devine talks with Oren Dobzinski of Desk.com about service oriented architecture, elasticsearch, immutability, working remotely and much, much more.
151: Ross Penman - 15 yr old Scottish programmer

1:25:03 | May 23rd, 2014

Sean Devine talks with Ross Penman, a 15 year old programmer from Scotland, about what it's like to learn to program as a kid, opportunities to improve technical education, and the Scottish independence referendum.
150: Jamis Buck - Basil & Fabian (formerly of 37signals)

58:15 | May 14th, 2014

Sean Devine talks with Jamis Buck about his new fantasy blog/book about algorithms - "Basil & Fabian" and his history with Rails and 37signals.
149: Chad Fowler - Wunderlist

1:01:34 | May 8th, 2014

Sean Devine talks with Chad Fowler about the early days of Ruby and Rails and the heterogeneous architecture of Wunderlist.
148: Chad Pytel of thoughtbot discusses @dhh's RailsConf 2014 keynote (and more)

1:24:32 | Apr 29th, 2014

Sean Devine and Chad Pytel discuss @dhh's controversial RailsConf 2014 keynote and the current state of thoughtbot.
147: RailsConf 2014 Preview

1:21:06 | Apr 21st, 2014

Sean Devine and Eric Steele preview RailsConf 2014.
146: Horace Dediu of Asymco - Open Source Software

1:09:44 | Apr 16th, 2014

Sean Devine has a conversation with Horace Dediu of Asymco about open source software.
145: Eric Steele - "What Do I Test?"

1:44:09 | Apr 8th, 2014

Eric Steele - Rails contractor and author of the upcoming book "What Do I Test?" - talks about growing up in rural Pennsylvania, his programming history, and his new book about learning to test.
144: Mike Perham - Sidekiq & Sidekiq Pro

1:12:22 | Apr 5th, 2014

Mike Perham - creator of Sidekiq and Sidekiq Pro - talks about the history of Sidekiq, the brand new 3.0 release, the Sidekiq Pro commercial add on, money in open source, and related topics.
143: Terence Lee - Heroku, Ruby Core, Bundler, Resque, Rails Girls, and more

1:05:27 | Mar 28th, 2014

Sean has a conversation with Terence Lee. Terence is known for his work at Heroku and his open source contributions to Ruby Core, Bundler and Resque.
142: Michael Bernstein - Code Climate

1:04:52 | Mar 21st, 2014

A conversation with Michael Bernsten (@mrb_bk) from Code Climate.
141: RELAUNCH! Dave Paola of Bloc

1:03:54 | Mar 14th, 2014

This is the relaunch episode of the podcast after a nearly 5 year hiatus. In this episode, Sean has a conversation with Dave Paola, the cofounder and CTO of Bloc.
12: Avi Bryant

25:28 | Dec 22nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on December 22, 2005. The creator of the Seaside Smalltalk framework talks about the philosophy behind different web frameworks.
11: Technoweenie

21:51 | Dec 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on December 17, 2005. Rick Olson explains the Rails plugin system, RJS templates, and Rails-weenie.
91: James Cox

37:28 | Dec 8th, 2009

This episode was originally published on December 7, 2007. James Cox, former PHP team member and current Rails consultant. From London. Also mentioned: Get the scoop on Rails 2.0 from Ryan Daigle’s PDF minibook at PeepCode.
10: Dan Benjamin

22:52 | Dec 7th, 2009

This episode was originally published on December 7, 2005. A List Apart Systems Developer Dan Benjamin talks about developing a high traffic volume site with Rails.
40: Yukihiro Matsumoto

17:53 | Dec 6th, 2009

This episode was originally published on December 5, 2006. The creator of Ruby. From RubyConf in Denver, Colorado. Translation by Stephen Munday.
9: Chad Fowler

28:36 | Nov 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 29, 2005. Chad Fowler talks about his new book, RubyGems, and RailsConf.
128: Monty Williams on MagLev

21:15 | Nov 22nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 22, 2008. Monty Williams of Gemstone recounts the history of the MagLev Ruby interpreter project. From RubyConf 2008 in Orlando.
90: Ryan Daigle

24:50 | Nov 22nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 21, 2007. Ryan Daigle talks about his blog, the upcoming Rails 2.0, and freelancing with style.
39: EdgeCase

30:07 | Nov 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 21, 2006. A chat with the members of EdgeCase, a Ruby consulting firm in Columbus, Ohio.
89: Hal Fulton

08:11 | Nov 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 17, 2007. Hal Fulton, author of The Ruby Way. From RubyConf in Charlotte, North Carolina.
127: RubyConf 2008

16:24 | Nov 15th, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 14, 2008. Conversations from RubyConf 2008. With Matt Aimonetti of Merb, Blake Mizerany of Sinatra, and Josh Peek of Rails.
88: Stuart Halloway

31:19 | Nov 10th, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 9, 2007. Robert Stevenson interviews Stuart Halloway at eRubyCon in Ohio.
38: Josh Schairbaum and Dan Manges

24:48 | Nov 3rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on November 3, 2006. Correspondent Robert Stevenson interviews two developers from investment banking company JPMorgan Chase.
8: ODEO Rabble

32:28 | Oct 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 29, 2005. ODEO’s lead developer talks about developing with agility and moving to Rails 1.0
87: Rob McKinnon: TheyWorkForYou.co.nz

09:33 | Oct 27th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 26, 2007. A London-based developer talks about keeping government accountable in New Zealand and around the world. Also mentioned: They Work For You NZ The Sunlight Foundation
37: RubyConf2006

08:57 | Oct 26th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 26, 2006. A chat with Greg Edwards of EyeTools ( blog), a user interface research lab. Elsewhere: Matz Keynote, Adam Keys USSRuby Sketch ( alt), and the Erlang promo video.
126: RailsConf Europe: Jacqui Maher, Pat Allan and Intridea

22:01 | Oct 25th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 24, 2008. Jacqui Maher talks about the technical challenges involved in writing Rails apps for a medical team in Malawi. Pat Allan encourages Rails developers to volunteer their time and skills. Deve...Show More
86: RailsConf Europe 2007

19:28 | Oct 20th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 19, 2007. Interviews with David Chelimsky, Dave Troy, Nick Sieger, and David Heinemeier Hansson.
7: Amy Hoy

37:02 | Oct 19th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 19, 2005. Amy Hoy talks about learning Rails, website usability and her upcoming book.
36: BillMonk

32:45 | Oct 18th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 18, 2006. The founders of BillMonk talk about building a community site with Rails, email as an API, and dynamically generated graphics.
6: RubyConf Wrapup

16:31 | Oct 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 17, 2005. Obie and Matt reflect on the whirlwind of long beards, huge slides, and curly brackets known as RubyConf.
85: Michael Koziarski

08:07 | Oct 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 11, 2007. Rails core member Michael Koziarski talks about Rails 2.0, the new patch process, and working on the core team. From RailsConf in Berlin.
35: Aslak Hellesoy

30:41 | Oct 9th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 9, 2006. A member of the rSpec team talks about Behavior Driven Development. From the offices of Bekk in Oslo, Norway.
125: RailsConf Europe: Rubinius and CoachTV

10:39 | Oct 8th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 8, 2008. Wilson Bilkovich explains the recent rewrite of Rubinius. Lars Pind discusses Coach TV, his new video blog on happiness and personal development for geeks. Also mentioned PeepCode CouchDB...Show More
84: Uncut: James Cox

06:33 | Oct 7th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 6, 2007. A chat with James Cox after the Future of Web Apps conference in London.
83: Uncut: Martin Sadler

08:11 | Oct 7th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 6, 2007. Martin Sadler of Working with Rails.
82: Uncut: Rob McKinnon

09:07 | Oct 7th, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 6, 2007. Rob Mckinnon talks about keeping citizens informed and politicians honest with They Work for You. See also: RailsConf Slides PDF
124: erubycon: Charles Nutter

22:13 | Oct 1st, 2009

This episode was originally published on October 1, 2008. Charles Nutter of JRuby, from erubycon.
77: Uncut: David Heinemeier Hansson

04:38 | Sep 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2007. David Heinemeier Hansson.
75: Uncut: Jay Fields

04:52 | Sep 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2007. Jay Fields, Thoughtworks developer.
79: Uncut: Andrew Goundry

03:16 | Sep 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2007. Andrew Goundry.
78: Uncut: Tom Locke

06:19 | Sep 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2007. The author of the Hobo plugin.
76: Uncut: Kashif Rasul

02:25 | Sep 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2007. Kashif Rasul, http://nomad-labs.com
81: Uncut: Soundcloud

03:42 | Sep 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2007. Soundcloud http://soundcloud.com/
80: Uncut: David Chelimsky

08:49 | Sep 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2007. David Chelimsky, RSpec developer.
34: Chris Pine

18:45 | Sep 28th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 28, 2006. The author of the Learn to Program website and book talks about learning and teaching Ruby. Also check out the forum donated by core member Rick Olson and coding mastermind Josh Goebel.
74: Christian Neukirchen

13:17 | Sep 24th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 24, 2007. Christian Neukirchen, Ruby veteran and inventor of the tumblelog.
5: Thomas Fuchs

29:00 | Sep 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 21, 2005. Thomas Fuchs talks about writing the script.aculo.us libraries and changing the world with Ruby.
33: RailsConf Europe

08:35 | Sep 20th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 20, 2006. Charles Nutter of JRuby talks about his recent hiring by Sun Microsystems. Also features a report from the crowd with Damien Tanner and Max Williams of New Bamboo.
123: erubycon: Jim Weirich

38:40 | Sep 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 16, 2008. Jim Weirich, from erubycon.
4: Jamis Buck

27:55 | Sep 9th, 2009

This episode was originally published on September 9, 2005. Core developer Jamis Buck talks about Switchtower and working at 37signals.
122: Scripted GUI Testing with Ruby

21:14 | Aug 30th, 2009

This episode was originally published on August 30, 2008. Ian Dees talks about his new book on testing GUI applications. His company uses Ruby to test handheld devices.
32: Dave Thomas and Mike Clark

27:44 | Aug 30th, 2009

This episode was originally published on August 29, 2006. A clarification of what it means for Rails to enter the enteprise, and a preview of the upcoming Rails Edge conferences. Also mentioned: Sydney, Australia workshop with Geoffrey Grosenbach...Show More
3: Tobias Luettke

33:56 | Aug 26th, 2009

This episode was originally published on August 26, 2005. Core developer and Typo blog creator Tobias Luettke tells about the history of the blog and how he designs beautiful software with Rails.
73: eRubyCon - Bruce Tate

26:40 | Aug 24th, 2009

This episode was originally published on August 24, 2007. Robert Stevenson interviews Bruce Tate about Changing the Present and Ruby in the enterprise. From eRubyCon in Columbus, OH. Deploying Rails Applications Previous interview with Bruce Tate...Show More
31: Jeff Cohen and Brian Eng

26:52 | Aug 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on August 21, 2006. The authors of the Softies on Rails blog talk about developing Rails apps on the Windows platform. Also mentioned: Portland, Oregon Rails workshop with Jeremy Voorhis Sydney, Australia wor...Show More
121: RubyFringe

27:50 | Aug 6th, 2009

This episode was originally published on August 6, 2008. In person with Hampton Catlin, Anita Kuno, Wayne Seguin, and Nathan Weizenbaum, plus a cameo appearance by Jay Phillips. From the RubyFringe conference in Toronto.
30: Shugo Maeda

09:23 | Aug 4th, 2009

This episode was originally published on August 3, 2006. A report from RailsConf with Japanese developer Shugo Maeda. Translated by Stephen Munday.
29: Scott Barron

19:48 | Jul 28th, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 27, 2006. The founder of the Rails Podcast muses about acts_as_state_machine, running a business, and keeping up your Rails face.
120: Contrast and XLCRS

20:40 | Jul 23rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 23, 2008. Consulting firm Contrast talks about their upcoming app, Exceptional. Mike Gilbert of XLCRS talks about using Rails to solve everyday problems. From Dublin, Ireland.
2: Dave Thomas

26:39 | Jul 19th, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 19, 2005. Author Dave Thomas talks about the upcoming Rails book and how he started with Ruby.
28: Adrian Holovaty

28:45 | Jul 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 12, 2006. The lead developer of the Django framework shares his perspectives on solving the problems of website development.
119: RailsConf Portland 2008: Apricado, New Relic, Phusion

21:28 | Jul 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 12, 2008. Interviews with the developers of Apricado, New Relic RPM and Phusion Passenger.
1: David Heinemeier Hansson

40:28 | Jul 11th, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 11, 2005. Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson talks about writing Rails.
72: Ruby en Rails Amsterdam

24:41 | Jul 6th, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 6, 2007. Interviews from Ruby en Rails, Amsterdam. Wakoopa Eloy Duran Slidez Photos from Thijs van der Vossen
118: Geoffrey Grosenbach

25:06 | Jul 3rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 3, 2008. Adam Keys interviews Geoffrey Grosenbach about his blog, PeepCode, and the bass. We also introduce the term for 2008: show the whale.
117: Uncut: Penny whistle tune

00:56 | Jul 1st, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 1, 2008. David Coallier on the penny whistle, from Dublin, Ireland.
116: Uncut: Mike Gilbert

04:16 | Jul 1st, 2009

This episode was originally published on July 1, 2008. From Dublin, Ireland.
27: RailsConf 2006: Marcel Molina and Sam Stephenson

25:01 | Jun 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 28, 2006. Hear about integration tests, optimization, and the tumblelog from Sam Stephenson (creator of Prototype, Rails core, 37signals) and Marcel Molina (Rails core, 37signals).
71: Roundtable: Women in Development II

20:28 | Jun 19th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 18, 2007. Part II of a discussion with and about women in development. See also: Devchix
26: Josh Susser

37:56 | Jun 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 17, 2006. Newly knighted Rails blogger Josh Susser muses on database relationships and reliable apps.
115: GitHub and Powerset

14:37 | Jun 13th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 13, 2008. Developers from GitHub and Powerset with a short appearance by photographer James Duncan Davidson. For even more about GitHub, check out their Gitsplosion! podcast.
25: David Black

32:52 | Jun 13th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 12, 2006. The RubyCentral co-founder talks about his new book, Ruby for Rails.
65: Uncut: Ruby en Rails 1

01:16 | Jun 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 12, 2007. From Ruby en Rails, Amsterdam
70: Uncut: Ruby en Rails 6

05:07 | Jun 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 12, 2007. From Ruby en Rails, Amsterdam
67: Uncut: Ruby en Rails 3

05:38 | Jun 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 12, 2007. From Ruby en Rails, Amsterdam
68: Uncut: Ruby en Rails 4

05:01 | Jun 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 12, 2007. From Ruby en Rails, Amsterdam
69: Uncut: Ruby en Rails 5

04:44 | Jun 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 12, 2007. From Ruby en Rails, Amsterdam
66: Uncut: Ruby en Rails 2

03:51 | Jun 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 12, 2007. From Ruby en Rails, Amsterdam.
114: Garrett Dimon and Sifter

07:56 | Jun 7th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 7, 2008. Garrett Dimon talks about his new company Next Update and their bug tracker Sifter.
140: Rodney Carvalho of ScrumNinja

11:20 | Jun 6th, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 6, 2009. An entrepreneur talks about the scrum management process and a new site his company built in Rails to help companies and individuals manage projects. Also Mentioned ScrumNinja Six Scrum Lesso...Show More
113: Ryan Singer of 37signals

16:25 | Jun 3rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 3, 2008. Ryan Singer of 37signals talks about Rails, design, and “touching the magic wand.” From RailsConf at the Heroku booth.
111: Uncut: RailsConf: Phusion

06:17 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. The newest phenoms of the Rails community, Phusion their Passenger module for Apache.
107: Uncut: RailsConf: GitHub

07:16 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. Chris Wanstrath and Tom Preston-Werner talk about GitHub.
109: Uncut: RailsConf: Jeff Ward

05:55 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. Apricado, a site for musicians.
110: Uncut: RailsConf: New Relic

08:30 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. New Relic, a performance tracking application.
112: Uncut: RailsConf: Powerset

06:11 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. Several star developers from Powerset.
108: Uncut: RailsConf: Garrett Dimon

07:12 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. Garrett Dimon discusses his upcoming issue tracker.
105: Uncut: RailsConf: The Term of 2008

01:55 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. Adam Keys talks about the term “show the whale”, which we try to add to the terminology of the Rails community in 2008. In 2007, we successfully introduced “duck punching,” which is now in wiki...Show More
106: Uncut: RailsConf: Geoffrey Grosenbach

22:33 | Jun 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 2, 2008. Adam Keys interviews Geoffrey Grosenbach.
64: Roundtable: Women in Development

26:53 | Jun 1st, 2009

This episode was originally published on June 1, 2007. Jen May Wu, Dr. Ana Nelson, Liz Summerfield, Sandy Metz, Carmelyne Thompson, Cynthia Kaiser, and Desi McAdam discuss the state of women in open source programming. Relevant links: Carmelyne T...Show More
24: Sebastian Delmont

23:47 | Jun 1st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 31, 2006. The lead developer of StreetEasy talks about bridging web 1.0 and web 2.0 for the New York real estate market.
63: RailsConf 2007

24:58 | May 22nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Interviews from RailsConf 2007 in Portland. Joey Devilla Mike Sax Scott Becker ( asset_packager plugin) Trotter Cashion ( Rails Refactoring to Resources) Mark Mansour Murray Steele ( also ment...Show More
61: Uncut: RejectConf Two Logic

05:47 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Alex demos his Javascript class library.
62: Uncut: RejectConf Ryan Davis

06:03 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. The Godfather of RejectConf rewrites ri.
57: Uncut: RejectConf Joannou

04:21 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Joannou from NYC demos a carousel Javascript effect.
59: Uncut: RejectConf Jamie Macey

03:34 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Jamie Macey demos code coverage hack.
60: Uncut: RejectConf Dr. Nic

04:34 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Dr. Nic demos newgem.
58: Uncut: RejectConf Luke Melia

01:40 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Luke Melia of NYC.rb hacks Mime::Type to do a separate mobile layout.
55: Uncut: RejectConf Fuzed

02:45 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Tom Preston-Werner and Dave Fayram demo Fuzed, an Erlang and Rails server.
56: Uncut: RejectConf Sebastian Delmont

05:20 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 21, 2007. Sebastian Delmont of NYC.rb on his embedded_action plugin.
104: Biznik

35:53 | May 21st, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 20, 2008. The founders of Biznik talk about business networking, their BizJam Conference, and Rails.
23: Tom Copeland

45:24 | May 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 17, 2006. Take a tour of RubyForge with sysadmin Tom Copeland!
54: Hampton Catlin

1:02:12 | May 14th, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 14, 2007. The author of HAML rants on markup, Macs, diversity, and tech writing. Also mentioned Unspace Interactive Beginning Ruby on Rails book from Apress PeepCode Press announcement
139: RailsConf 2009

19:39 | May 10th, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 9, 2009. Interviews with Yehuda Katz, Ed Allan, Joe Fiorini, and Blue Box Hosting. Also Mentioned Yehuda Katz Joe Fiorini Blue Box Hosting
103: Ben Curtis

28:37 | May 10th, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 9, 2008. A Seattle-based entrepreneur and developer talks about starting businesses. Also mentioned: Ben Curtis blog Catch the Best RailsKits Agile Web Development directory
22: Obie Fernandez

30:47 | May 8th, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 7, 2006. Obie Fernandez of ThoughtWorks gives a peek into how Ruby is making inroads into the enterprise.
53: Peter Cooper

29:55 | May 7th, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 7, 2007. The author of the popular RubyInside blog talks about his new book and about entrepreneurship. Listen to this podcast for a chance to win a copy of Peter’s book, Beginning Ruby! Also mentioned ...Show More
102: Ryan Norbauer

25:26 | May 3rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 3, 2008. Consultant Ryan Norbauer talks about outsourcing vs. offshoring, social networks, and his RubyRags t-shirt site. Also mentioned: Ryan’s article on social networks at Vitamin
52: Uncut: Peter Cooper

29:55 | May 3rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 2, 2007. Edited episode now live
51: Uncut: Hampton Catlin

1:05:44 | May 3rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 2, 2007. Hampton Catlin, creator of the HAML templating library.
49: GoRuCo Uncut: Jake Howerton

00:39 | May 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 2, 2007. Jake Howerton on the NYC subway.
50: GoRuCo Uncut: Paul Dix

06:28 | May 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on May 2, 2007. Paul Dix on natural language processing with Ruby.
138: GoGaRuCo

14:46 | Apr 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 28, 2009. Rich Kilmer talks about MacRuby and Aaron Quint discusses Sinatra. From GoGaRuCo in San Francisco. Also Mentioned MacRuby Rich Kilmer Sinatra Aaron Quint GoGaRuCo
48: Zed Shaw

24:16 | Apr 26th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 26, 2007. The author of Mongrel talks about its development and condemns HTTP while offering to save the internet with hate. Also mentioned: EastMedia CityCliq OpenID Personal Software Process Mongre...Show More
21: Planet Argon

34:08 | Apr 25th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 25, 2006. Planet Argonites Robby Russell and Jeremy Voorhis team up on Rails deployment, refactoring, databases, and National Album Recording Month.
101: Nathan Sobo

21:00 | Apr 23rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 22, 2008. Nathan Sobo of Pivotal Labs talks about Treetop, a cutting-edge parser written in Ruby.
137: Uncut: Aaron Quint on Sinatra

05:10 | Apr 20th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 20, 2009. Aaron Quint on the Sinatra and gems that embed webapps.
136: Uncut: GoGaRuCo Rich Kilmer on MacRuby

08:32 | Apr 20th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 20, 2009. Ruby veteran Rich Kilmer talks about MacRuby.
20: Tim Bray

19:56 | Apr 18th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 17, 2006. Tim Bray, co-inventor of XML, talks about the appeal of Ruby as a dynamic language and where Java might have a place in the future of Rails. Also features Obie Fernandez and Dave Astels.
135: Brian Morearty and Thomas Hanley of Intuit

25:34 | Apr 15th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 14, 2009. The developers of Intuit’s community site talk about building Rails applications. Also Mentioned Intuit Community Site Brian Morearty Thomas Hanley
47: Jack Dorsey and Alex Payne of Twitter

09:24 | Apr 6th, 2009

This episode was originally published on April 6, 2007. The creator of Twitter talks about developing the popular messaging site. Also mentioned: Jack Dorsey Alex Payne
46: Michael Buffington and Stikkit

16:12 | Mar 30th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 29, 2007. The serial entrepreneur talks about his latest startup. Also mentioned: Stikkit Michael Buffington Blosxom blog engine Heaven on Earth
100: Highgroove Studios

25:06 | Mar 29th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 28, 2008. Derek Haynes and Andre Lewis on consulting and their side projects Scout and Placeshout.
134: Highgroove and Scout

19:16 | Mar 28th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 27, 2009. The members of Highgroove Studios talk about the technical details behind an update to their Rails-based server monitoring application. Also mentioned Highgroove Studios Scout XMPP Ara T. H...Show More
99: John Chaffee of BusyMac

05:40 | Mar 22nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 21, 2008. John Chaffee of BusyMac talks about how Rails helps their 2-man Mac development shop handle customer service easily. BusyMac received a MacWorld Best of Show award and recently passed the 10,0...Show More
98: Ian Mcfarland of Pivotal Labs

24:39 | Mar 18th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 17, 2008. Ian Mcfarland of Pivotal Labs in San Francisco talks about their internal project management app, pair programming, and company culture.
45: Dan Webb

26:04 | Mar 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 16, 2007. The stylishly sneakered leading proponent of unobtrusive Javascript gives advice about Rails freelancing and standards-based website development. Also mentioned: DanWebb.net @media Jeremy K...Show More
19: SXSWi Why the Lucky Stiff

39:52 | Mar 14th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 14, 2006. A bootleg of the Why the Lucky Stiff concert at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival.
133: Jacob Harris of the New York Times

28:24 | Mar 13th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 13, 2009. The Senior Software Architect in the Interactive Newsroom Technologies group talks about deploying time-sensitive news applications with Rails. Sites mentioned NYTimes Open Blog Reconstruct...Show More
18: SXSWi Shaun Inman

16:23 | Mar 12th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 12, 2006. Popular designer and PHP developer Shaun Inman tries Ruby and talks about developing Mint. See him in Boston next month at a Carson Workshops seminar on developing extensible PHP web apps.
17: Bruce Tate

28:45 | Mar 10th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 10, 2006. Bruce Tate has created a stir in the Java community by promoting Ruby. His books include Beyond Java and the upcoming Ruby on Rails, Up and Running.
44: The Camping Episode II

23:49 | Mar 10th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 10, 2007. After a month, Camping Episode II! Chris van Pelt on his cropper and presenter apps. Manfred Stienstra talks about his HTTP authentication library for Camping and also UTF-8 encoding in “tha...Show More
97: John Medina (Conclusion)

27:17 | Mar 8th, 2009

This episode was originally published on March 8, 2008. We follow Part I with a discussion of the brain in relation to sleep and gender. Somewhere, I remember a mailing list post where Why the Lucky Stiff claimed to have a dream and subsequently ch...Show More
96: John Medina

28:37 | Mar 2nd, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 29, 2008. Developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina talks about his new book, Brain Rules. Learn about the need for exercise, attention-grabbing events, and our inability to multitask. Brai...Show More
132: Ryan Bates of RailsCasts

18:56 | Feb 28th, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 28, 2009. Ryan Bates of RailsCasts on his day job, bowling, and the Rails Activism team.
16: Jim Weirich

37:35 | Feb 25th, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 24, 2006. The Ruby pioneer on rake task automation and good code design.
95: MicroPlace

31:46 | Feb 19th, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 18, 2008. An eBay-funded microfinance company connects small investors with entrepreneurs in the developing world, powered by Rails. MicroPlace Muhammad Yunus Pierre Omidyar
131: Ryan Tomayko

24:50 | Feb 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 16, 2009. Rack and Sinatra committer Ryan Tomayko talks about the benefits of Rails, the value of middleware, and the future of deployment. Also Mentioned Ryan Tomayko Rack Sinatra Heroku
94: Heroku

40:54 | Feb 9th, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 8, 2008. What if your server resources were metered like your electric bill? Heroku has set out to build a metered cloud computing deployment solution for Rails. Stick around for the last 10 minutes...Show More
15: Glenn Vanderburg

35:22 | Feb 6th, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 6, 2006. Glenn Vanderburg on metaprogramming. Formatted as MP3 this time…enhanced MPEG-4 versions will be available in a separate feed starting next episode.
43: The Camping Episode

20:36 | Feb 3rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on February 3, 2007. Three interviews with developers who use why the lucky stiff’s Camping framework. See also Presenter and DCSS by Myles Byrne Cheat by Chris Wanstrath Fog Creek Software Dream Ledger by Mi...Show More
130: Giles Bowkett

22:42 | Jan 31st, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 30, 2009. Giles Bowkett, Ruby Inside Top Presenter of 2008, talks about success, startups, goals, and music.
93: Err Free

34:19 | Jan 30th, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 30, 2008. A conversation with Chris Wanstrath and PJ Hyett of Err Free consulting in San Francisco. We talk about starting a profitable side project, sending and receiving email, git source code contr...Show More
14: Sean Chittenden

28:57 | Jan 26th, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 26, 2006. Sean Chittenden talks about his Rails re-design work with Penny-Arcade.com, server scalability, and the open source business model.
42: Tim Lucas

18:56 | Jan 23rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 23, 2007. Tim Lucas, co-developer of Web Connections and godfather of the Sydney Ruby Brigade, talks about developing with REST and JSON.
92: Ezra Zygmuntowicz

21:49 | Jan 23rd, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 23, 2008. The co-founder of Engine Yard and author of the upcoming book on Rails Deployment talks about Engine Yard’s recent $3.5 million funding for open source Ruby projects such as Rubinius. From ...Show More
129: Jeremy McAnally

34:25 | Jan 17th, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 16, 2009. Jeremy McAnally talks about his open source projects, documentation, and productivity.
13: Scott Raymond

22:52 | Jan 10th, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 10, 2006. Scott Raymond, developer of Blinksale, Icon Buffet, and other wonderful Rails apps.
41: Copenhagen Ruby Brigade

20:06 | Jan 6th, 2009

This episode was originally published on January 6, 2007. Obie Fernandez interviews the members of the Copenhagen Ruby Brigade in Denmark.