The gang’s all here and we have some special guests with us today! Joining us are Emily Giurleo, a Software Engineer, member of the Ruby community, and the Founder of WNB.rb, which is a virtual community for women and non-binary Rubyists, as well as Jemma Issroff, a Software Engineer, member of the Ruby community, and co-organizer of WNB.rb. Emily and Jemma share their journey on how they found their way into Ruby, and you are in the right place if you want to learn more about WNB.rb, all the events they do, and their favorite experiences they’ve had so far. Jemma’ tells us about going to The Recurse Center and what she did there which led her to write more content. Also, if you want to join WNB.rb, Emily and Jemma tell us where to go.
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!