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Autoscaling Rails with Adam McCrea

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! We are Chris-less today, but thankfully we have a guest joining us. On this episode, we are chatting with Adam McCrea, who is a Ruby Developer, and the Founder and Developer of a Heroku add-on called Rails Autoscale. You are in the right place if you want to learn more about Rails Autoscale because Adam shares everything it does, the problem it solves, and when you should start using it. Also, he tells us about a new autoscaler he’s working on that’s going to be language-agnostic on Heroku, more about the Rails app YNAB, and what he’s most excited about that’s happening in the Ruby community. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out much more!

WNB.rb with Emily Giurleo & Jemma Issroff

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.

Paul Bahr aka "Whats a GitHub?" aka "High School with Ashtrays"

This episode is what we’re calling a Remote Ruby Collaboration! We have Brittany Martin as our host from the Ruby on Rails podcast, joined by Jason and Andrew. We are going full on Meta with our editor, Paul Bahr, who is the CEO and Head Audio Editor at Peachtree Sound. If you’ve ever thought about starting your own Ruby podcast and need some tips and tricks, turn up your ear buds as we dive into everything audio. And btw, there are 337 ‘um’s’ that got deleted in this episode…take a moment of silence for their loss.

David Heinemeier Hansson on Rails 7.0, Hotwire, and the future of Rails

Grab a cup of coffee, turn up your earbuds, and brace yourself for a mind-blowing episode of Remote Ruby! Today, the Remote Ruby Squad has DHH joining them on the podcast to talk all things Rails 7 and the end of the Webpacker era. Also, with Hotwire being shipped in Rails 7, find out what’s next for DHH. Get ready to burn a hole in your replay button and go ahead and download this episode now!

Getting a Junior Developer Job with Jason Meller and Caitlin Cabrera

On this episode today, we have two great guests joining us, Jason Meller, who is the Founder and CEO of Kolide, and he brought with him Caitlin Cabrera, who is a Ruby Rails Programmer and a new employee at Kolide. We are going to find out more about Caitlyn’s journey into how she got her job at Kolide and what it’s like to be someone who’s a Junior Engineer. Caitlin explains more about how the interview process was for her, and Jason tells us about the assessment process they came up for her interview. We find out a challenge Jason’s having right now as an interviewer, some words of wisdom from Caitlin if you’re a Junior Developer out there looking for a job, and a deep conversation about ADHD. Also, Kolide is hiring, so download this episode to find out more!

Discussing Tech Careers with Thiago Araujo and Stefanni Brasil of Hexdevs

This week we are excited to have two guests joining us, Thiago Araujo and Stefanni Brasil, who are the Founders of hexdevs, where they build programs that train developers for excellence, as well as host the hexdevs podcast. We learn more about how Thiago and Stefanni started doing the open source livestreams and what their goals are for them. We have some deep discussions on doing interviews and if it would make a difference in what degree you had, the importance of mentors, and why techs have a bad rep. Steffani and Thiago give us the details on their workshop coming up soon which is giving Andrew good vibes because it sounds amazing!

Rails 7, Railties, and Sorbet at Shopify with Rafael França from Rails Core

We are back from RubyConf and excited to have as our guest, Rafael França, who works at Shopify and here to chat with us about Rails and Ruby things. Today, we learn what brought Rafael into Ruby and then into Rails. We find out more about what happened with the Rails and Merb merge, what a Railtie is, and how the Rails engine builds on top of the Railtie. He also tells us more about his team at Shopify, his thoughts on the state of Rails 7, using Types in Rails, Tapioca, and why Shopify chose Sorbet instead of RBS. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Live from RubyConf 2021!

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! We are LIVE from Denver at RubyConf 2021 with a big podcast crossover episode. Today, we have Jemma Issroff who is one of the co-hosts of the Ruby on Rails podcast and is moderating this panel. We have three other podcasts represented here across five panelists from Remote Ruby Podcast, The Code with Jason Podcast, and The Ruby on Rails Podcast. Joining us from those podcasts are Andrew Mason, Jason Charnes, Emily Giurleo, Nick Schwaderer, and Jason Swett. Today, we have discussions about the RubyConf talks, which ones everyone is most excited to go to, and what is so special about the Ruby community to each panelist. Then the conversation shifts to finding out why they like to come to these conferences, why they like to do podcasts, which podcasts they are most proud of putting out, thoughts on the diversity of people they bring on their podcasts, and stories about why everyone loves Brittany Martin! There are some questions from the live audience such as how they come up with interesting content for their podcasts, who their “Ruby Heroes” are, and how they avoid burnout from consistently producing episodes. This is a must listen to episode, so go ahead and download it now!

RubyConf 2021 | Talks We Liked and People We Met

Today, the conversation is all about RubyConf. You can just hear it in their voices how much fun they had just being with all their friends, catching up, eating out, and lots of great talks they went to. You won’t want to miss finding out the two things that Jason doesn’t like. Hint, one rhymes with schmarmabillo! Jason tells us more about Matz’s talk on the Ruby 3 Nexus, Chris fills us in on a new screencast he just did on the new load_async in Rails 7, and we find out some new things happening in the Ruby world. Go ahead and download this episode now to hear more funny stories from the guys!

Andrew and Jasons Mall Stories and Elixir

Any Rocket League players out there? Andrew is looking for anyone who is interested and wants to play with him, but just so you know, he is a gold ranked player! In other exciting news, the guys finally have that long awaited talk about Elixir, we hear the details about the Brakeman update, and some cool things going on in the Ruby World. Andrew and Jason are headed to RubyConf and they tell us what they’re most excited about. Also, we find out what fascinates Chris with Elixir of the LiveView and why Jason said, “Everything is stateful in LiveView.”

Ruby on the Apple M1 Max And Things You Expect To Be Fine But Arent

Today, we have Chris and Andrew in the house talking about how long their week was filled with a delay of windows at Chris’s house and Andrew shipping a new project at work. Let’s hope they can look through the glass to a better week ahead! In this episode, Andrew tells us about being in crunch time mode with the project he was working on and DNS issues he encountered, and Chris tells us why he’s been postponing the new Hatchbox launch. We learn why Chris loves his new Mac, installing issues on a new M1 Mac, issues with Sass, and the abandoned Ember CLI Rails gem. Also, a new GoRails Screencast is coming up soon with Chris and Kasper and find out more about the awesome tutorial that came out on “Deploying a Rails application to Kubernetes.”

Destroy Async, Miss Hannigan, Wisper, and Parcel

We get an update about Jason’s power outage that happened last week, Chris tell us about an exciting point his house is at right now, and Jason has a billion dollar business idea for Chris that has to do with Pringles and shingles, and sadly Andrew puts that idea in the “gutter.” So pop open a can of Pringles or hit the Taco Bell drive-thru because the boys are about to take a deep dive into callbacks, some gems called Miss Hannigan, Wisper, and Noticed, and find out more about Parcel and Rails Event Store. Also, the guys share stories about JQuery and what’s going on with Rails 7.

Turbo Native & Hotwire - How Polywork Supercharges Development

Unfortunately, Jason can’t be with us today since a storm ripped through his hometown, a tree came crashing down and ripped the electrical cords off his house, so now he has no power! However, Chris and Andrew are in the house and we are super excited to have three guests with us. Today, we have joining us from Polywork, Joe Ferrairo, Chris Polk, and Dylan Ginsburg. Joe is Engineering Lead, Chris is VP of Engineering, and Dylan is Lead iOS Engineer. They are here to talk more about Polywork and all the cool stuff they are doing to make it happen on the iOS side. We find out things that make a good Rails Developer and what type of person would be best to join the Polywork team. There is also an interesting story behind celebrity emoji keyboards and how Kanye tried to sue one of our guests! Also, Polywork is hiring!

Yuh-Jit - Optimizing JIT compiler built inside CRuby

Chris was all set to finally have his wedding ceremony, but he and his wife got COVID! They’re both feeling better, but the festivities will have to be rescheduled yet again. We’ll keep the good times rollin’ here today and we find out if the guys have done anything with Rails 7 yet. Jason tells us about using Lockbox and Symmetric Encryption, and we learn more about Ruby 3.1 and the new project from Shopify called YJIT. The guys also chat more TenderJit, “dnssd gem,” Rubyist 1.0 App, and DragonRuby. Also, Andrew makes an announcement that Ruby Radar is giving out free tickets to RubyConf 2021 so go check it out!

Propshaft, Engines, and Turbo | Uh This Isn't a Car Repair Podcast

If you’ve accidentally clicked on this podcast due to its title thinking we’re going to talk about the advantages of the Ford Coyote over the Chevy LS, sorry to disappoint! Our boyz run Rails under their hood. ☺ On this week’s episode, Jason, Chris, and Andrews cruise through Propshaft, Engines, Turbo, Hotwire, and more! So put the pedal to the metal as we go into overdrive on this episode of Remote Ruby!

Making Magic with ImageMagick

As of today, RubyConf registration is now live so get your tickets! On today’s episode, we find out more about Jason’s interesting project he’s working on with a Mockup Generator and how MiniMagick has been working very well for him doing the commands, but he’s looked into using Cloudinary as well. We also get a little lesson on the magic behind ImageMagick, and hear more about the Rails 7 upgrade, Turbolinks, and Turbo. The conversation takes the back roads to the end of the episode talking about Mailchimp being sold to Intuit, hope that MicroConf happens next year, and how Reddit plays a role in why Jason thinks he lives in St. Louis, even though he actually lives in Memphis.

Red Pill-Blue Pill and CSS Bundling

Some exciting things going on this week for the guys! Andrew hit some baseball games last weekend and became a bandwagon fan, Chris got to fly his drone and watched the crane putting up the trusses on his house, and Jason’s working on a side project and he’s using ImageMagick. Some other interesting things discussed today are the CSS bundling stuff that’s been going on, RubyConf 2021 coming up and if it still going to be an in-person event, and Chris tells us about an online talk he’s doing for Sardines.rb you should check out. The guys also have discussions on the new Debugger, using Pry, Stripe Checkout, and an app Andrew loves called RDM. Also, find out what would happen to Andrew if you ever asked him for his autograph! ☺

Once you get it working, it works!

Today, it’s just the three of us, we’re going to make it and we’re going to try, especially since Andrew needs his meds refilled and can’t seem to get them since he’s moved to Phoenix. But hey, we’re going to get Andrew’s mind off of that and talk about how it was a big week for JavaScript in Rails. Jason starts us out by explaining a JavaScript tool he’s been building, using Vite, a problem he had, and a solution he found. Then, the guys chat more about esbuild for Rails, Tailwind CSS Rails gem, Importmap for Rails, and Sass being removed from Rails 7. If you’re in the mood for some good ol’ laughs today, this is the episode to listen to! Also, find out why Andrew said, “Once you get it working it works!” ☺

Moving From Consulting To Products With Andrew Sabetta

The guys survived their crazy week, and even though things don’t go the way we expect them to, at least there was something good that came out of it. On today’s episode, we have as our guest, Andrew Sabetta, who is an Application Web Developer and the owner of Sabetta Consulting, which is a full-service IT Consulting Firm. He is here to help with sharing the best ways to go about marketing your product. Rails in an entrepreneurial community and sometimes it’s hard to get started when you don’t know what to do or where to go when you have an idea for a new product. Andrew and the guys have some valuable discussions, real-life stories, and share so much great advice that could really help you get in your groove. Do you feel like being inspired today? Then download this episode now to find out more!

Kasper Timm Hansen from the Rails Core Team

ason and Chris chat about what was going on in their world with Jason having issues with specs, and it’s all around Stripe, and Chris was in a similar boat with his PR for Pay. This week’s guest is Kasper Timm Hansen from the Rails Core Team. Today, he’s going to tell us what he’s doing and how he got into doing Ruby and Rails. Kasper’s been doing some pull requests reviews and other things on Twitter and we find out other things he’s been up to. He talks about feature flags, shaping things, and one of the things he likes to do in terms of modeling things in a Rails app. We also learn why Kasper enjoys Ruby more than Python, his focus on the naming of things, which is more problem sizing and not so much about problem solving, and how he feels open source has changed in the last five years. Also, Chris shares a story when he was in college and had a very clear moment knowing he was going to do Rails forever.

Code Metrics with Kevin Murphy

Jason, Chris, and Andrew are all back today and we have a special guest joining us! Today we have joining us, Kevin Murphy, who is the Director of Software Development at the The Gnar Company and he has several RailsConf talks that are really good that you should check out. On this episode, we’re going to be talking about the downsides of focusing on code coverage, drive performance as a singular measure of “good code.” How do we evaluate whether our developers are doing their jobs or not? Kevin dives into code coverage, the downsides of it, and why he loves tests. Also, the guys chat about tools, rules, performance, metrics they like, and using SimpleCov.

Pay V3 & Coding without Resposibilities

You are in for a real treat with today’s episode, as Andrew plays therapist to Chris since he’s taking on the task of refactoring Pay. Then we switch gears, as the guys reflect and look back on the memories of high school and college, that evoke nostalgia and how much they miss those days of playing video games, long nights just hacking on something, building projects for fun, and hanging out with friends! Download this episode now to reminisce with Chris and Andrew and hear some great stories!

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

Today, you are in for a real treat! This is a sweeps week episode, the epic “Crossover Mega Episode” with seven podcast hosts! We have Brittany Martin from The Ruby on Rails Podcast as our host, along with Chris Oliver, Jason Charnes, and Andrew Mason from Remote Ruby, Stephanie Viccari and Chris Toomey from The Bike Shed, and Jason Swett from The Rails with Jason Podcast. Today we’re going to cover the origins of our shows, our experiences as hosts, and why podcasting is so important in keeping the Ruby community thriving. Go ahead and download this episode now!

Now We're A Webpacker Podcast

Chris is still on vacation, but the good news is, Jason and Andrew are not! They are here today with so much to talk about. Jason has been doing more Inertia and he tells us what he’s been doing with it, and Andrew has some things to share about it. We learn about using axios, validation, and MutationObserver. The conversations then take a turn to Webpacker. Andrew explains how it’s easier to understand, now that they took a lot of the “magic” away and why he highly recommends reading through the Webpack docs since it can be super frustrating. They talk about using Babel and more about the “Guides” tab in RubyGems. Also, Andrew had to get something out of his system and makes a really serious and bold statement! ☺

Learning in Public | Alpine & Inertia

Chris is on vacation, so today it’s Jason and Andrew in the house and they are “learning in public.” What does this mean? Listen and find out! Jason’s been trying out Inertia.js so he tells us all about it and what he likes about it. Find out more about a JavaScript package called Headless UI that Tailwind has, and how things started to get really cool when Jason used Pagy and its Metadata mode. Andrew shares something he sees people missing the point about in ViewComponent, and he goes in depth about a great component library from Seek-oss called Braid Design System. The guys discuss their ADHD meds and how it’s helped them both, as well as Andrew explaining how getting an ADHD coach was one of the best things he’s ever done. Also, there is a Ruby announcement, so download this episode now to find out more!

Collin Jilbert: Bootcamps, Ruby Radar, and finding a job as a Junior Rails Developer

With Chris and Andrew both having “blah” weeks they wanted to bring on a guest this week. Today, we are excited to have on Collin Jilbert, Software Engineer at IMPACT. Collin is here to talk about being a Junior Rails Engineer, his journey, Bootcamps, and doing Ruby Radar with Andrew. He shares some honest advice about being a successful new developer, which includes to keep digging, keep researching things, digging deeper to grow, educating yourself, and sharing what you’ve learned. Also, find out more about Ruby Radar from Andrew and Collin and what you need to do to be one of their next Junior Spotlights.

How Chris and Andrew Became 10X Black Hats

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! We start off with the guys talking about taking time off, vacations, getting a massage, float therapy, and good books to read. We also learn about taking smarter notes and different apps that you can use to help you with that such as Drafts and Notational Velocity. Also, the guys explain more about using Obsidian, which Andrew is a big user of, using Zapier, and integrations being the key to the game as no code gets more popular. We end with Chris and Andrew going nostalgic on us, going back to their high school days sharing unbelievable hacking stories and exposing themselves as 10X black hats! Download this episode now to hear these stories and much more!

Read the Logs & Version Your Gems

We are so excited to have Jason back today! Since the guys haven’t all been together in a few weeks, they start with catching up on what’s been going on in their lives. Then, we find out why Andrew regrets making all those GitHub actions he did a while ago. There is a discussion about Adam Wathan recently tweeting about GitHub issues, and an idea he had as a follow up tweet. Andrew shares a hot tip if you are leaving an issue, Jason talks about using NextRails, and Chris tells us a story when he had his first Rails job and learning to version your gems. We end with Chris announcing that there could be a potential “Mega Episode” coming up soon!

Rails Jobs: How to Win Friends and Influence People

On today’s episode, Andrew announces that he did yoga this week for the first time and he actually enjoyed it! We also learn that companies are moving away from whiteboard interviews and are doing it via pairing interviews, and why recruiters can be helpful in finding a job. Chris and Andrew share stories and exceptional advice on the best ways to get a job, and there are some key things that they elaborate on that could help you be successful in your job search, which are to be ambitious, learn to ask, find a mentor, be engaging, build connections, be helpful, be curious, and be willing to do the work. If you haven’t heard of “office hours” Andrew talks all about it and it’s definitely worth checking out.

Kubernetes, JSX for Ruby, and more with Cameron Dutro

Some exciting news this week, Jason’s wife had their baby early and mom and baby are doing great! Andrew is surviving as he calls it, the big, mad, hot weather in Arizona, and construction has started on Chris’s new house. We are missing Jason today, but we do have on the show a special guest, Cameron Dutro, a Ruby on Rails Developer who works for Salesforce. Cameron has quite a few projects that he’s done, which include Kuby, KubeDB, Rux, and Scuttle, and we are going to learn all about them, what they do, and why you should use them. Also, find out how different things work in Kubernetes such as SSH, Cron, and running Migrations, as well as Cameron’s vision for Rux which includes three big ideas.

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