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It’s been a super busy week for the guys between work and personal stuff. Chris gives us an update on how RailsConf 2021 went last week, and Andrew shares some “moving” news and a secret dream of his. We learn in detail about Chris’s talk at RailsConf, which was on Action Text, Turbo, and ActionMailbox. Then, the guys chat about using Trix, Markdown Editor, Turbo Native, and Render. Also, find out more about Caddy 2 and how Chris built something with job boards using Caddy. In addition, we learn about a new version of Hatchbox coming out soon, opinions on how Heroku needs improvements, and if there’s any news with Rails 7.0 being released.
Joining us on today’s episode, we have Joel Hawksley, an Engineer at GitHub and creator of ViewComponent. We learn what ViewComponents are, how Joel came up with the idea, and his latest experiment and vision for it, which is a big one. Joel tells us some ideas he has for Cuprite, and Andrew talks about how Percy is a nice tool to use. Also, for those of you who haven’t used the components library or maybe haven’t started thinking about building Rails apps in terms of components, Joel is here to help answer some questions Andrew has for him.
Today, we have Jason and Chris in the house, starting out with a chat about bug rotations. They also discuss, Chris working on Rewardful stuff, Andrea Fomera’s new Hotwire course that was released, a new side project Jason’s been working on, and payment gotchas that he’s come across. In addition, the guys talk about using Stripe, Stripe Connect, Paddle, Braintree, OAuth, and Edge cases.
Chris and Andrew are here today, and we start with Chris telling us a story about his car fiasco that happened this past week with the DMV and the police showing up at his house but has a good ending! The guys dive into talking about Leftpad and the debacle that went down on Twitter with mimemagic. They also discuss the new version of Rails that was released, licenses and GPL packages, Andrew explains Vendor gems, Chris tells us about his talk at RailsConf 2021, and Rails 7 and Webpacker 6 are coming out soon as well. Also, there are a ton of Ruby meetups happening virtually and Andrew is speaking at one very soon!
This week, Chris was almost running into an issue with the law, Jason is getting his COVID vaccine, and Andrew is chain smoking 100 cigarettes so he can get the COVID vaccine. Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em boys! There is never a dull moment in the life of our “Gang of Rubyists!” Today, the guys discuss Delegated Types, steps to create an online training course, and what Chris’s RailConf 2021 talk is about.
Andrew is celebrating his birthday, Chris can’t wait until he can go back to a RailsConf in person one day, and Jason really wants to hang out with people. For now, we will just have to keep things virtual, like RailsConf 2021 which will be happening in April, and Chris tells us about a talk he submitted to it. Andrew fills us in about a virtual talk at a meetup he’s giving in June, which he will be advocating for junior dev’s since it’s so important to him. Other topics discussed are Turbo, putting Turbo into React Native, using Turbo to build a PWA, htmx, how awesome TypeScript is, and the importance of writing better Ruby. Also, who knew there were different versions of JSON?
It’s been a crazy week of weather in Jason, Chris, and Andrew’s hometowns, but thankfully we have a great guest to take away the winter blues. Today, we have Mike Perham from Sidekiq and Faktory fame. We find out what Sidekiq is and a great story about what led Mike into starting it, as well as Faktory. Other topics in the discussion are how Active Jobs plays into Sidekiq, an experiment Mike did with Sidekiq and Crystal, and Mike giving some inspiring advice on how teaching and building trust work hand in hand.
Andrew is cracking open a new playdough to remember his childhood days and the guys reminisce about a few of their favorite episodes of The Office. On today’s episode, we get a follow up from Andrew with moving and archiving his repos, how he perfected a gem release workflow, and using Conventional Commits. Chris tells us about a live stream he did with Freek Van der Herten and tells us about an app called Ray. We also learn more about 12in12.io, Chris wanting to do job boards, the Dependency Confusion attack, and Diffend. Jason explains what a recurring rotation does, and he finished his course, so go buy it because you will learn a ton of stuff! Also, find out why Jason is proud of Andrew’s “Git energy!”
On today’s episode, the guys start off telling us how they all had a very rough, eventful week that let’s just say, involved an architect, the police, and repos and data lost. Then, they dive right into Jason telling us how he completed his testing videos for his StimulusReflex course but has hit a weird spot with the app being a little incomplete. Chris talks about the OmniAuth 2.0 course being out now and how he saved and resurrected madmin. We also learn about the 12 in 12 project that was released this week, Andrew trying to clean up projects, tying up loose ends, and how his GitHub is a mess. Will Andrew delete his GitHub? Will Andrew still be a programmer? Will Andrew’s sanity stay intact? Find out next week, same time, same podcast.
Did you know the DHH episode we did a couple of weeks ago broke the record for fastest downloaded episode previously held by DHH? On today’s episode, the guys dive right into talking about callbacks. Then, we learn all about Chris’s new course he did called “Ruby on Rails for Beginners, Jason rebuilding their site editor, some information about Skypack and Snyk, and an issue that came up with turbo that Chris resolves. And, find out Andrew’s fun fact and when Jason is releasing his final StimulusReflex course.
Now that the election is over the news seems pretty boring. Joining us today on this episode as we welcome special guest, Brian Casel, a designer and software developer, who owns a company called Audience Ops, he’s Founder of ProcessKit, and he builds SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) product ideas using Ruby on Rails. In addition, he also does a podcast called Bootstrapped Web. Brian tells us all about what he does and how he got into Rails We also learn more about Audience Ops, ProcessKit, Sunrise KPI, and his newest release, Thready.
Today we have a special guest Nate Berkopec, who runs a Ruby on Rails performance consultancy called Speedshop. He’s back with us to catch up and talk about Rails and performance and what’s happening with Puma. Nate tells us about his Rails Performance Workshop he recently released, his book, and he shares advice on what you should do if want to learn more about performance. The guys chat about the release of Hotwire, Nate explains Global VM Lock, Ractor is being released soon, and the “virtual machine” that runs Ruby code. Also, Nate shares stories with us what it was like traveling during the pandemic. Download this episode now to find out much more!
Hello and welcome to Remote Ruby! Haml is life! There is talk of Andrew getting a HAML tattoo and “apparently” he’s agreed to it! 😎 Jason’s StimulusReflex course has dropped in early access and he tells us how he’s feeling about it. Andrew goes in depth about Snowpack, Webpacker, and Skypack. Then, Andrew tells us about Vercel and annotated template file names. Jason brings up delegated types in STI and the guys chat about how there’s way better support for Sharding now in Rails 6.1. An old gem is brought up that moved out of Rails called acts_as_list, and the guys chat about supporting communities and people making good stuff, and to go buy Jason’s course! Download this episode now to find out much more!
On today’s episode our guest is Robby Russell, CEO and Founder of Planet Argon, the creator of Oh My Zsh, and host of Maintainable Software Podcast. Robby tells us some of things he’s involved in, how he got into Ruby on Rails, and Z shell (Zsh). We find out how things have changed in the Rails community, since Robby’s been in it for a long time. Robby explains how’s he not a maker, but a mender. Also, we learn some cool things to do with Oh My Zsh and some common misunderstandings with the project. He also tells us some of his favorite plug-ins and a new theme he’s working on. Download this episode now to find out much more!
Jason and Chris are here today, and they start off with talking about a busy Black Friday weekend. In the Ruby on Rails world, Rails 6.1 RC2 is out, and there’s been some buzz on Twitter with DHH about some new magic happening with it. Chris tells us about the new updates with Stimulus 2.0 and how job queues play into WebSockets. Chris has been working on a custom process support for Hatchbox and he built his own version of CableReady to use, and Jason tells us why CableReady just keeps getting better. Also, Chris tells us all about the Ruby Advent Calendar that you should check out.
In a surprise, random turn of events- we hopped on a live stream and talked about the NEW MAGIC: Hotwire the day it dropped. In this episode we share some early thoughts and excitement for the new libraries coming out of Basecamp into Rails. This isn't your typical Remote Ruby episode, but we sure hope you enjoy it!
The gang is all here today and they have so much to talk about. Jason tells us he’s finally updated a Rails app he built in March and he did the Tailwind 2.0 update. Chris talks about patching Webpacker to fix the Webpack DevServer changes, and Andrew shares some info about why it may not have been working for him. Chris shares a fun fact about Rails Webpackers master version that may make you laugh! Other topics discussed are an issue Jason ran into with trying to get PurgeCSS working, the Ryan Bates DigitalOcean extravaganza/Tweet he made, Hatchbox and CableReady updates, the new release of Mac and the M1 chip, Hey is having a dumpster fire, and Andrew’s video trailer for Haml/ERB is premiering here today! You don’t want to miss it!
Chris and Jason are in the house today and they will be spending the whole episode talking about their love for ERB since Andrew is not here. JK! Jason finally gets to check this off his to-do list and talk about modelling friendships in your database. Chris tells us about watching a RailsCast episode by Ryan Bates, Tweets that Ryan made recently, and Jason brags on something Chris did for Ryan. Other topics they dive into are Acts As Tenant gem, a card game Jason built in Rails, what Jason did with a Stimulus Reflex Course, and a Tailwind Stimulus Components library Chris built. Also, Tailwind CSS v2.0 was released, and find out what Chris wrote that he may be turning into a Screencast very soon!
Jason has COVID with mild symptoms and is quarantining at home, but thankfully he is with us today. Chris is looking forward to conferences and dinners out one day and Andrew made a short video on YouTube you can check out, on how to use Tailwind CSS with BridgetownRB. Other topics discussed are RubyConf 2020, Andrew using Snowpack, Headless UI, and two cool gems to check out called ApiStruct and Hashie. Also, Chris tells us about an old app he inherited that’s over nine years old with a lot of baggage in the library, Jason’s PDF’s he’s been generating, and a great gem he found called PrawnRailsForms that look like forms from the IRS!
Jason and Chris start off by talking about the crazy election week. Then, Chris announces there’s good news on the horizon with Ruby 3.0 and Rails 6.1 coming out soon and the changes happening. The guys have discussions on Turbolinks, StimulusReflex, Webpack, and Snowpack. Some other hot topics today are contributing to Docs, community building, and Rails Developers not wanting to change or learn new things. Also, find out why Chris loves Convention over Configuration and what is this talk about Andrew building a Haml video?
This episode was requested by one of our listeners. So, we brought in a guest, Jonas Jabari, from Germany, who is the creator of Matestack, which is a Ruby DSL enabling you to plug pre-built components together. Jonas tells us all about Matestack and how it started and what it is. Andrew thinks it’s pretty cool since he’s been dreaming about and working toward building himself. If you’re wondering why you should use Matestack, then download this episode now to find out more!
Jason announces DHH is back on Twitter, but not back in the Unites States! So, where is he? The guys wonder when the next versions of Turbolinks and Stimulus will be released. Some other topics discussed on this episode are Rails API guides being updated, Webpacker documentation, importing Sprockets files into webpack, problems with webpack configs, CoffeeScript, problems with UJS and Rails Scaffolds, Turbolinks Render library, Cloudflare, and generating routes in madmin. Also, have you heard of security.txt? You can learn more about it here.
TODAY IS OUR 100TH EPISODE!!! YAY! CUE THE FIREWORKS!!! It’s been over two years since this podcast first aired and the guys reminisce about how and when they started it. Today, our special guest is Ernesto Tagwerker, Founder of OmbuLabs and FastRuby.io. Our hot topic is all about Rails Upgrades. Ernesto tells us all about OmbuLabs and Fast Ruby, what you need to think about before upgrading Rails, why you need a good Test Suite, and Dual Booting. We also learn about a gem that Ernesto has been maintaining called RubyCritic and Rails LTS which is a long-term support for Rails. If you need resources to help you upgrade your Rails App, Ernesto has some to share with you. Also, Andrew shares some advice about what to do with your gems that he promises will make your life easier!
Jason and Andrew are here today without Chris since he got married and is on his honeymoon! Today, the guys share some great self-care ramblings and talk about Ruby things too! They discuss Andrew’s wrist problems, how they are handling stress these days, and how their diets have changed for the better. Andrew even discovers a kitchen tool, that is actually not a weapon after all, to help with his new cooking skills! Other topics discussed are a Laravel package called Scout, the release of Ruby 3.0.0, Sorbet, a Gem called Steep, why RBS is cool, and using Solargraph in VS code. Also, find out why Andrew likes using TypeScript.
Today we have a special guest, Will Johnson, self-taught developer, works for Egghead, and wrote an E-Book called, Break Into Tech With Twitter. Will is here today to tell us what it’s like to learn Rails. He has a great inspirational story he shares on how he got into being a Rails Developer, what he does at Egghead, what he’s doing to keep up on his learning around Rails, and things that worked for him when he first started out learning about Ruby. Chris and Jason also share some great resources for beginners.