’s Jason and Chris in the house. And speaking of houses, Chris closed on his and Andrew is moving into his new house which is why he’s not here. Joining us today as our special guest is Ufuk Kayserilioglu, who’s the Engineering Manager of the Ruby Infrastructure Team at Shopify. We’ll hear Ufuk’s story about his pathway to programming and Ruby, we learn more about his job and his team at Shopify, where their project ideas come from, and how they’re very close to production workloads running TruffleRuby. Also, Jason fills us in on something he was blown away by that involves Ufuk and his team with YJIT, and there’s a YJIT Benchmarks dashboard that you should check out. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!
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!