20 episodes

How did Kickstarter make a Rails platform that could scale? Why did Gilt Groupe move to a Scala architecture? Should I be experimenting with using NodeJS in my stack and for what? Steve Robinson (PhD and programmer) interviews technology leaders about their software systems to discover the secrets of how world-class technology works in practice. Ideal for budding technology architects, lead developers and anyone who's looking to learn from detailed case-studies of success.

Tech Leaders in Action - Rails, Python, Java, Scala, Javascript, Nodejs ... Stephen Robinson

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    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

How did Kickstarter make a Rails platform that could scale? Why did Gilt Groupe move to a Scala architecture? Should I be experimenting with using NodeJS in my stack and for what? Steve Robinson (PhD and programmer) interviews technology leaders about their software systems to discover the secrets of how world-class technology works in practice. Ideal for budding technology architects, lead developers and anyone who's looking to learn from detailed case-studies of success.

    20 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 4

    20 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 4

    The Atlanta Ruby on Rails Community

    1) Startup community growth in last decade

    2) Growth of Slacker’s in Atlanta

    3) Why is Atlanta a great place to work

    4) Where is SalesLoft based and what openings to they have

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    • 22 min
    19 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 3

    19 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 3

    Tips to go from Junior to Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

    1) How has the community changed?

    2) More tools more decisions on how to learn

    3) Where to learn more about becoming a Senior Rails developer

    4) What makes a senior developer?

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    • 15 min
    18 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 2

    18 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 2

    5 Killer DevOps tricks for Ruby on Rails Developers


    1) Using Docker

    2) Use locally and in production

    3) Freeing yourself to get on and build

    4) How to transition from existing setups

    5) Breaking out of the Docker seran-wrap

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    • 36 min
    17 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 1

    17 - Docker, Rails and the Atlanta Tech Scene - Tim Dorr SalesLoft - Part 1

    We’ve all been there, the fun of building your MVP has ended and now you need someone to actually use your fantastic creation. You email a few friends, send a couple of tweets, but if you want to scale your efforts you’ll need to track communications, work out who might be ...

    • 14 min
    16 - Refactoring with Haskell and Rails - StackBuilders - Part 3

    16 - Refactoring with Haskell and Rails - StackBuilders - Part 3

    Justin Leitgeb - functional programming addict and co-founder and CTO of Stack Builders, a New York and Ecuadorian Development agency working in Rails and Haskell, talks about the challenges of working on complex applications in both Haskell and Rails.


    Part 3 - Refa...

    • 8 min
    15 - Switching from Ruby to Haskell - StackBuilders

    15 - Switching from Ruby to Haskell - StackBuilders

    Justin Leitgeb - functional programming addict and co-founder and CTO of Stack Builders talks about why he moved from Ruby to Haskell.


    Part 2 - Moving from Ruby to Haskell

    - Why bet the farm on Haskell?

    - Problems with Testing when using Ruby and Rails...

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

RubySamurai ,

Enjoyed it

I burned through the backlog during a long road trip to the west coast. Kudos to the Quitting Your Job episode for providing inspiration, even if I am still a bit too much of a chicken to take it!

Technohag ,

Top of my 2015 podcast list

Refreshing to hear how people solve real world problems for both rails and other languages!

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