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January 29, 2016 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 16 minutes
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.
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August 16, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 4 minutes
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 Rails engine to interface with FancyHands.
July 26, 2015 at 9:45PM • 1 hour 24 minutes
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.
July 5, 2015 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes
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.
May 29, 2015 at 4:00AM • 1 hour 11 minutes
Our guest this week is Sarah Allen, cofounder of RailsBridge and Bridge Foundry. In her day job, Sarah works with 18F to transform US Government digital services, and in her spare time works to diversify Ruby on Rails with RailsBridge, and Bridge Foundry. We also have Beverly Nelson joining today's show as a guest host.
In this episode we talk about the incredible ability to make something with software, leading and teaching a community, teaching programming to kids, programming is a life skill, and so much more.
May 28, 2015 at 7:00AM • 1 hour 23 minutes
Chris Ball joins Sean Devine to talk about his great website, fromrailstoember.com.
April 24, 2015 at 4:00PM • 52 minutes
Eric Steele joins Sean Devine to discuss @dhh's RailsConf 2015 keynote.
April 19, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 10 minutes
Eric Steele joins Sean Devine to preview Railsconf 2015. Whether you're going (like Eric) or not (like Sean), you'll like this episode.
March 13, 2015 at 4:45AM • 1 hour 4 minutes
Our guest this week is Sarah Mei. She joins us to talk through a recent article she authored on the DevMynd blog titled Mind the Gap - why we’re missing our best chance for gender parity. We discuss our innate subconscious assumptions and prejudices towards one another, how we alienate women from the developer communities, and what we can do to step across this gap and make a conscious effort to combat those assumptions. Sarah shares stories about her work in trying to bring more diversity into the coding community, the credibility gap, what she's learned from starting RailsBridge, how to reduce bias while searching for employees and conference speakers, and more.
Sarah is also the Founder of RailsBridge, the Director of Ruby Central, and a Chief Consultant at DevMynd.
March 12, 2015 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 24 minutes
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.
March 6, 2015 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 48 minutes
Our guest this week is David Heinemeier Hansson, aka DHH. He joins us to talk through the past, present, and future of Ruby on Rails — the most beloved web application framework in the Ruby community.
Ruby on Rails has influenced many frameworks over the years, and David shares with us a candid look at 10+ Years of Ruby on Rails.
David shares stories about why he started Ruby on Rails, and explains why programmers should market their projects. He discussed his early work on Rails, some of the early early contributors to Rails, how the success of Basecamp helped Rails succeed (and vice versa), the io.js & Node.js complications, his thoughts on getting paid for working on open source, and so much more.
9:42 - "If programming is going to be the thing I spend my time on, it damn well better be awesome. I need to have a good time." - DHH 9:42
February 20, 2015 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 54 minutes
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.