The boys are back in town, and they start by catching up on what’s been going on in their lives. Then, in the Ruby on Rails world, Andrew kicks it off by sharing a free gem idea for Juniors or people who’ve never built a gem before, Jason brings up a conversation they had a few episodes ago about migrating Podia off Webpacker, and Chris tells us what you can do using the Rails Assets site. We also hear all about the podcast Andrew is co-hosting called Ruby for All, that’s specifically for Junior Developers and people getting into Rails. Go ahead and download this episode and then go check out Ruby for All!
Jason kept his promise about doing an episode about Laravel, and today is the day!! Not only are we talking about the Laravel framework, but Jason got the creator, Taylor Otwell, as our guest today! We’ll learn where Laravel came from and a bootstrapper’s dream story. We find out what led Taylor into building his vast library, what his favorite Laravel package is, how Rails has influenced Laravel, and what’s next for Laravel. Also, the new Laravel Documentary just came out so go check that out. Go ahead and download this episode!