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 Kyle Daigle.



#230: Let's Start At The Beginning

August 7, 2017 at 7:00PM • 36 minutes

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

July 31, 2017 at 10:00PM • 43 minutes

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...

July 25, 2017 at 2:00PM • 42 minutes

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

April 11, 2017 at 7:00PM • 38 minutes

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

March 28, 2017 at 8:00PM • 34 minutes

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

March 9, 2017 at 6:00PM • 41 minutes

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?

February 24, 2017 at 11:00AM • 43 minutes

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

February 9, 2017 at 8:00PM • 39 minutes

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

November 1, 2016 at 1:00PM • 42 minutes

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?

October 4, 2016 at 10:00PM • 43 minutes

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!