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225: Capital-R Rubyist

225: Capital-R Rubyist

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 10 March 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?

224: Aren't We All Designers, Really?

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 24 February 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

223: Two and a Half ORMs

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 10 February 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

222: 1 Million Reasons to Open Source

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 01 November 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 heard about Pokemon Go? We'll catch up on GraphQL Summit and talk about being a solo co-host.

221: But What About The Stars?

221: But What About The Stars?

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 05 October 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

220: A Farewell to Sean

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 28 September 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.

210: Rails 5 Preview

210: Rails 5 Preview

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 29 January 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 manage an application after it's let loose in the wild. The series is produced in partnership with AppSignal, our favorite application monitoring solution. Use the promo code SHIPPEDIT and you'll receive an additional month free (beyond the standard free month) from AppSignal.

209: Shipped It!

209: Shipped It!

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 07 January 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. Presented in partnership with AppSignal.

207: Choosing the Right Systems for the Job with Sam Lambert

207: Choosing the Right Systems for the Job with Sam Lambert

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 16 November 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!

205: Webhooks 101 & 202

205: Webhooks 101 & 202

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 28 October 2015

Kyle teaches Sean some lessons about implementing and scaling webhook APIs.

200: The User Interface is the Exception State + Listener Audio Questions Part 1

200: The User Interface is the Exception State + Listener Audio Questions Part 1

Ruby on Rails Podcast Ruby on Rails Podcast 08 September 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.