Three Rubyists having conversations and interviewing others about Ruby and web development.
Building iOS apps using Hotwire / Turbo.js with Joe Masilotti
Railsconf Talk Success, Request Variants, Deploying to Render, and Caddy Server
It’s been a super busy week for the guys between work and personal stuff. Chris gives us an update on how RailsConf 2021 went last week, and Andrew shares some “moving” news and a secret dream of his. We learn in detail about Chris’s talk at RailsConf, which was on Action Text, Turbo, and ActionMailbox. Then, the guys chat about using Trix, Markdown Editor, Turbo Native, and Render. Also, find out more about Caddy 2 and how Chris built something with job boards using Caddy. In addition, we learn about a new version of Hatchbox coming out soon, opinions on how Heroku needs improvements, and if there’s any news with Rails 7.0 being released.
ViewComponents and the Future of Assets with Joel Hawksley
Joining us on today’s episode, we have Joel Hawksley, an Engineer at GitHub and creator of ViewComponent. We learn what ViewComponents are, how Joel came up with the idea, and his latest experiment and vision for it, which is a big one. Joel tells us some ideas he has for Cuprite, and Andrew talks about how Percy is a nice tool to use. Also, for those of you who haven’t used the components library or maybe haven’t started thinking about building Rails apps in terms of components, Joel is here to help answer some questions Andrew has for him.
Building Marketplaces in Rails & Stripe Connect
Today, we have Jason and Chris in the house, starting out with a chat about bug rotations. They also discuss, Chris working on Rewardful stuff, Andrea Fomera’s new Hotwire course that was released, a new side project Jason’s been working on, and payment gotchas that he’s come across. In addition, the guys talk about using Stripe, Stripe Connect, Paddle, Braintree, OAuth, and Edge cases.
MimeMagic broke EVERYTHING
Chris and Andrew are here today, and we start with Chris telling us a story about his car fiasco that happened this past week with the DMV and the police showing up at his house but has a good ending! The guys dive into talking about Leftpad and the debacle that went down on Twitter with mimemagic. They also discuss the new version of Rails that was released, licenses and GPL packages, Andrew explains Vendor gems, Chris tells us about his talk at RailsConf 2021, and Rails 7 and Webpacker 6 are coming out soon as well. Also, there are a ton of Ruby meetups happening virtually and Andrew is speaking at one very soon!
Skypack and Snowpack with Fred Schott