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.



#20: Tim Bray

April 17, 2009 at 11:00PM • 19 minutes

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.


#19: SXSWi Why the Lucky Stiff

March 14, 2009 at 6:00PM • 39 minutes

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.


#18: SXSWi Shaun Inman

March 12, 2009 at 12:00PM • 16 minutes

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

March 10, 2009 at 1:00PM • 28 minutes

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.


#16: Jim Weirich

February 24, 2009 at 6:00PM • 37 minutes

This episode was originally published on February 24, 2006.

The Ruby pioneer on rake task automation and good code design.


#15: Glenn Vanderburg

February 6, 2009 at 7:00AM • 35 minutes

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.


#14: Sean Chittenden

January 26, 2009 at 3:30PM • 28 minutes

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.


#13: Scott Raymond

January 10, 2009 at 9:15AM • 22 minutes

This episode was originally published on January 10, 2006.

Scott Raymond, developer of Blinksale, Icon Buffet, and other wonderful Rails apps.


#12: Avi Bryant

December 22, 2009 at 9:45AM • 25 minutes

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

December 17, 2009 at 12:45PM • 21 minutes

This episode was originally published on December 17, 2005.

Rick Olson explains the Rails plugin system, RJS templates, and Rails-weenie.