384 episodes

The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails, open source software, and the programming profession. Hosted by Brittany Martin and Brian Mariani. Produced by Mirror Placement. Edited by Peachtree Sound.

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The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails, open source software, and the programming profession. Hosted by Brittany Martin and Brian Mariani. Produced by Mirror Placement. Edited by Peachtree Sound.

    Episode 384: The TextUs Junior Trio with Saundra Catalina, Jeff Golden and Luke Mason

    Episode 384: The TextUs Junior Trio with Saundra Catalina, Jeff Golden and Luke Mason

    Brittany has been talking about them for weeks and they are here: the newly minted junior developers of TextUs. Tune into to listen to Saundra Catalina, Jeff Golden and Luke Mason share why they learned to code, how they chose their programs, how they tackled finding their first role, their thoughts on mentorship and of course, any advice they have for the junior listeners out there.


    Show Notes & Links:



    Turing School
    Flatiron School
    Saundra on LinkedIn
    Jeff on LinkedIn
    Luke on LinkedIn


    Sponsored By:


    Honeybadger


    Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.


    Scout APM


    Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.

    • 31 min
    Episode 383: Aim for Good (GoodJob) with Ben Sheldon

    Episode 383: Aim for Good (GoodJob) with Ben Sheldon

    Ben Sheldon is the Director of Engineering Operations at Code for America and the author of the GoodJob gem. He fields all of Brittany's questions about why GoodJob was created, how it leverages Active Job, why a dev team would select it and what the life of an open source maintainer currently looks like.


    Show Notes & Links:



    Code for America
    bensheldon/good_job - GitHub
    RailsConf 2015 Keynote (“Rails is my prepper backpack”)
    Stephen Baker’s “History of RSpec”
    Ben's Blog
    Ben Sheldon (@bensheldon) · Twitter


    Sponsored By:


    Honeybadger


    Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.


    Scout APM


    Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.

    • 41 min
    Episode 382: Code::Anth with Gui Heurich

    Episode 382: Code::Anth with Gui Heurich

    After participating in his study, Brittany interviewed Gui Heurich. Gui is a Brazilian anthropologist and programmer, currently researching the Ruby language and its community in an ambitious projected named Code::Anth. He lives in England, where he works as a Ruby backend developer at Farmdrop and also as an Associate Researcher at University College London.


    Show Notes & Links:



    Code::Anth
    Gui Heurich (@anthrolanguage) | Twitter
    Email Gui at g.heurich@ucl.ac.uk


    Sponsored By:


    Honeybadger


    Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.


    Scout APM


    Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.

    • 30 min
    Episode 381: Life Stories and Some Of Our Favorite Things (Brittany & Jemma)

    Episode 381: Life Stories and Some Of Our Favorite Things (Brittany & Jemma)

    Jemma is going to be joining Shopify as a member of the Core Foundations team! She and Brittany discuss the interview process from Jemma's perspective. They then talk through their favorite developer tools, what they would improve and what sponsorship means for this show and WNB.rb.


    Show Notes & Links:



    Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon
    Episode 365 - I Believe in the Rails Magic with Brittany & Nick
    Tmux - GitHub
    Oh My Zsh - a delightful & open source framework for Zsh
    WNB.rb (@wnb_rb) | Twitter
    Contact WNB.rb for Sponsoring at womennonbinary.rb@gmail.com


    Sponsored By:


    Honeybadger


    Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.


    Scout APM


    Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.

    • 28 min
    Episode 380: Equity for Developers with Aaron Kahn

    Episode 380: Equity for Developers with Aaron Kahn

    Returning from Episode 343, Aaron Kahn is a Certified Financial Planner at Wealth Management Strategies, Inc. Brittany and Brian invited Aaron back on to the show to break down equity for developers: why they should care, equity terminology and guidance for when their employer is sold and they have vested stock.


    Show Notes & Links:



    Episode 343: Finance for Software Developers with Aaron Kahn
    83(b) Election
    An Introduction to Incentive Stock Options
    Non-Qualified Stock Option (NSO)
    The Importance of Diversification
    Satisficing
    Aaron Kahn on LinkedIn
    Aaron's Website


    Sponsored By:


    Honeybadger


    Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.


    Scout APM


    Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.

    • 29 min
    Episode 379: MEGA Crossover Episode (The Bike Shed x Rails with Jason x Remote Ruby x The Ruby on Rails Podcast)

    Episode 379: MEGA Crossover Episode (The Bike Shed x Rails with Jason x Remote Ruby x The Ruby on Rails Podcast)

    The episode you wanted and deserved! Brittany teams up with her favorite Ruby podcast hosts: Chris Oliver, Jason Charnes, Andrew Mason, Chris Toomey, Steph Viccari and Jason Swett in an epic crossover to discuss the origins of their shows, experiences as hosts, why podcasting is so important in keeping the Ruby community thriving and their shows' legacies.


    Show Notes & Links:



    Remote Ruby
    The Bike Shed
    Rails with Jason
    Chris Oliver (@excid3) | Twitter
    Jason Charnes (@jmcharnes) | Twitter
    Andrew Mason (@andrewmcodes) | Twitter
    Chris Toomey (@christoomey) | Twitter
    Steph Viccari (@SViccari) | Twitter
    Jason Swett (@JasonSwett) | Twitter


    Sponsored By:


    Scout APM


    Try their error monitoring and APM free for 14-days, no credit card needed! And as an added bonus for Ruby on Rails listeners: Scout will donate $5 to the open-source project of your choice when you deploy. Learn more at http://scoutapm.com/rubyonrails.


    Honeybadger


    Honeybadger makes you a DevOps hero by combining error monitoring, uptime monitoring and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. Go to Honeybadger.io and discover how Starr, Josh, and Ben created a 100% bootstrapped monitoring solution.

    • 35 min

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