Announcing RubyRadar, new Rails 7 features, and Turbo Native Registration

Andrew is finally back and has stories to tell about what happened before his move, finding a place to live during a housing shortage, and what happened on his first IKEA experience! Now that he’s somewhat settled in, he catches up with Chris on what’s happening in Ruby on Rails land, which starts off with a story about a man’s submarine that is running Ruby. Also, we learn about an RSS reader called Inoreader, a newsletter Andrew is doing with Collin Jilbert called Ruby Radar, the improvements with Rails 7, and using Crystal and Lucky. Chris tells us he merged Turbo Native registration into Jumpstart and the Swift iOS app, and RubyConf 2021 is happening in-person this year!

[00:00:49] Andrew tells us Brittany Martin released a great podcast episode with Evan Phoenix and Marty Haught, about behind the scenes of Railsconf, and a story about how a man’s submarine was running Ruby. 

[00:04:56] We hear about Andrew’s move and the crazy things that happened before he moved, which included his house catching on fire and finding a place to live in Arizona during a housing shortage, and his experience shopping for furniture at IKEA for the first time in his life! ☺

[00:11:40] Andrew talks about smart home he lives in now, getting Raspberry Pi 3, and going all out Apple buying an iPad, TV, an HomePod mini. Also, Chris and Andrew talk about the Nanoleaf shape hexagon lights that they think are so cool.  

[00:17:03] Chris and Andrew discuss what’s new in Ruby on Rails land, and newsletters are discussed.  Andrew tells us about Inoreader that he’s a huge fan of!  He also announces a newsletter that he’s doing with Collin Jilbert called, Ruby Radar. 

[00:24:14] Some other news in the Rails world, we find out although there are no signs of when Rails 7 is shipping, there is at least some nice summaries of what’s changed, and Chris and Andrew discuss the improvements. 

[00:30:35] Andrew brings up a Tweet that was on the Ruby on Rails account and a question about which debugging drop in do you use. Chris talks about Crystal and checking out LuckyCasts videos. 
[00:36:18] Chris tells us he just merged the Turbo Native registration into Jumpstart and the Swift iOS app. 

[00:39:22] Andrew brings up a previous episode with Joe Masilotti, where he talked about iOS related stuff, that’s worth listening to if you haven’t yet.

[00:42:07] We find out that RubyConf 2021 is happening this November in-person! 

Chris Oliver
Andrew Mason



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