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Rubygem Idea for Juniors, Modern Assets in Rails & George Jetson's Birthday

The boys are back in town, and they start by catching up on what’s been going on in their lives. Then, in the Ruby on Rails world, Andrew kicks it off by sharing a free gem idea for Juniors or people who’ve never built a gem before, Jason brings up a conversation they had a few episodes ago about migrating Podia off Webpacker, and Chris tells us what you can do using the Rails Assets site. We also hear all about the podcast Andrew is co-hosting called Ruby for All, that’s specifically for Junior Developers and people getting into Rails. Go ahead and download this episode and then go check out Ruby for All!

Gem Mining & Advice on Mentoring Developers

Chris and Andrew are here today as Jason takes a well-deserved vacation. This episode is packed full of cool things as Chris and Andrew discuss using the Alfred app and Raycast, which has all the rage right now. We hear about some “gem mining” Chris has been working on, and some discussions around SQLite, RBS, and Stripe. Chris and Andrew also go in depth and share some advice regarding mentors and mentees and how there’s a lot more aspects to being a developer than coding. Download this episode now to find out more!

Junior Devs, Mentoring, and Training with Adam Cuppy

Jason and Andrew tell us about some stuff they’re working on at Podia, there’s bantering about Mario Kart, Xbox, and Play Station, and Andrew announces he’s co-hosting a new podcast coming out soon called, Ruby for All. Also, we are joined today by Adam Cuppy, who’s the Co-founder of Zeal, as well as an actor, triathlete, active in the Ruby community, and a super engaging speaker. Today, we’ll be discussing in depth with Adam all about Junior Developers, mentorships, and how to train developers and keep Ruby alive. There are some deep conversations that you don’t want to miss. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Joined by Konnor Rogers

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! We’ve been trying to have our guest on for a really long time, and that time is here folks! Today, we're joined by Konnor Rogers, a Developer at Microsoft known for his knowledge of all things front-end. On this episode, we’ll hear Konnor’s journey from being an EMT, getting into tech, and Andrew introducing him to Snowpack. Konnor tells us more about a new JavaScript runtime called Bun, his go-to Vite Ruby, and using Import Maps as a start tool. The guys have some deep conversations about ESBuild, Webpack, Webpacker, Web Components, and the new Lit Web Component. Also, there’s some great Web Components on GitHub that are mentioned, as well as a cool package called Catalyst. And if you’re a Junior Developer, Konnor, Jason, and Andrew share some important tips that may help with your journey in finding a job. Download this episode now!

Joined by Xavier Noria

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! Do you want to know the secret to getting on the Rails Core Team? Click the play button now to find out. On today’s episode, our special guest from the Rails Core Team is Xavier Noria, who’s the author of Zeitwerk, author of Rails Contributors, and gave the keynote at RailsConf 2022. We’ll find out more about Xavier and how got his start into programming. He then takes us through the early days of Rails and how it’s changed, what led him into working on autoloading and Zeitwork, and what got him into open source. He tells an awesome story on how he got involved in Rails and then, how he got invited to join the Core Team. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

RailsConf 2022 At Home Podcast Panel

You’re in for a real treat today. This is the RailsConf 2022 At Home Podcast Panel and we’re excited to be bringing you this episode from our homes. Brittany Martin, from The Ruby on Rails Podcast is our moderator, and she’s joined by other popular podcasters including, Aaron Francis from Framework Friends, Andy Croll from Chats in the Cupboard, Brian Mariani, from The Ruby on Rails, Drew Bragg, from Code and the Coding Coders who Code It, Jemma Issroff, from The Ruby on Rails, and yours truly, Jason Charnes, who doesn’t have his sidekicks joining him today. Brittany will be asking some opening questions to each of the panelists, and there are guests who will be supplying us with questions as well. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Ruby Infrastructure with Ufuk Kayserilioglu

’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!

Aaron & Colleen from Hammerstone

On this episode, we have two special guests who are the Founders of Hammerstone and fellow podcasters! Joining us is Colleen Schnettler, who’s a Rails developer, consultant, podcaster, and builder of Simple File Upload, and Aaron Francis, who’s a Laravel developer, works at Tuple, podcaster, and builder of Torchlight. Today, we find out how Colleen and Aaron ended up in a place working together on a product for two different frameworks, the beginnings of Refine, and they go in depth about the visual query builder they are both working on. We learn more about Colleen’s product, Simple File Upload and Aaron’s product, Torchlight. Also, Aaron’s explains how his experience has been coming from the outside world as a Laravel developer and giving a workshop at RailsConf, and Colleen gives us a small preview of what she’ll be speaking about at the upcoming Rails SaaS Conference 2022. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

For the love of Sass & Podia's new Free plan

What’s sup with the guys this week? Chris and Jason celebrated their birthdays, Andrew’s sweet Tweet made Jason sob a little, and Chris gives us a house update. They also have a lot of cool stuff they’re going to talk about on today’s episode, such as finding out Bridgetown 1.1 beta is out and there’s some cool things it does. We hear more about a demo Andrew did for Bridgetown Torchlight and a Rails Extension Power Pack he released. Jason explains some lessons he added to his Active Record course, and we hear about a new tier at Podia which is free. Yes folks, you read that right, FREE! Also, the guys share the benefits of making friends in the Ruby community. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out much more!

How Thoughtbot Works with Steve “Four-peat” Polito

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! We promised we would bring one of our guests back and we followed through! Today, we have Steve “Four-peat” Polito joining us, and the first thing Andrew wants to talk about with him is geriatric millennials! When the guys finally get back on track, we find out from Steve, who’s a Developer at thoughtbot, how the team works there, and he details how his previous job really helped set him up for what he's doing now. We also learn about the thoughtbot gem Suspenders, his exploration into using the Rails Notes command and adding comments, the process of how Steve works with their client’s developers, and he shares some other cool projects he’s interested in exploring besides finishing up on building Rails Auth from scratch. Go ahead and download this episode now to learn more!

Live(ish) Podcast Panel from Railsconf 2022!

Railsconf is back in person! We sat down live to record awith Jemma Issroff, Brittany Martin, Robby Russel, Andrew Culver, Nicholas Schwaderer, and Colleen Schnettler to discuss everything Ruby on Rails.

Steve Three-peat Polito

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! Today the guys cover bet, basketball, and Adidas! And if we haven’t lost you yet, we have a “Three-peat” guest joining us, and that is Steve Polito, who’s a Developer at thoughtbot. We’ll be talking with Steve about careers around programming, the importance of practicing Code Review, and great emojis to use for a good PR Review. We also find out from Steve how the non-technical/technical interview was like, how Rails helped him get better at architecture, he shares some recommendations on ways you can get a job if you have no prior experience, and how his Twitter presence has helped him. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Dealing With Perfectionism As A Developer

Fruit Gushers, Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit By the Foot, breadsticks with cheese dip, and DunkAroos? The guys are bringing back the 90’s talking about things they used to (and secretly still love) to eat! Then things get really serious as the conversation takes a massive turn on the topic of mental issues caused by perfectionism and writing code. This has never been discussed on this podcast, so the guys decided it was time to share their own struggles. You may even be able to relate to some of the things the guys talk about and you may say to yourself, this is me! Although the guys are not professionals, they just wanted to be honest and real and shed some light on this since many people don’t like to talk about their struggles. After listening to this episode, it may help knowing that you are not alone. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Twitter Q&A and Railsconf Advice For First Timers

Andrew is back at his Adidas wardrobe again, and Jason calls it BAE, Big Adidas Energy! We also find out that Andrew did some stuff with his GitHub actions repo and a couple of weeks ago the guys Tweeted out, “What do you want us to talk about?” and today, that’s what this episode is about. They pulled up a few Tweets which were about learning Rails without knowing how to read documentation, Matestack, and what first timers should know or do before going to RailsConf. The guys divulge everything they know that should help you to be conference ready. Don’t forget to say hello to them and say the secret password which we bet you won’t forget! Go ahead and download this episode now!

José Valim, creator of Elixir and form Rails core contributor

Besides Jason pairing with Andrew this week on GitHub actions and feeling like he’s been living in Andrew’s brain rent free, we do have a very exciting episode today! Joining us is José Valim, who’s the creator of Elixir and former Rails core contributor, and Seth Horsley, who helped organize this conversation. Today, our discussions take us through José’s background, being a Rails core member, and the story of how he created Elixir. He also goes in depth about LiveView, distributed systems, how using Elixir and Phoenix is a great developer experience, new and exciting things he’s working on with Elixir, and he fills us in on Nerves, FarmBot, Broadway, and Numerical Elixir. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Power Rangers & Building Products

What’s up with the guys this week? Andrew’s team lost, Jason’s team won, and Chris tells us about some cool stuff he worked on with shipping a Command Pallet in Jumpstart and using Ninja Keys. Some other things the guys chat about today are Shoelace, CSS Toggles, building a product, Jason’s book, Software Testing, Apache Cordova, Stripe stuff, Payment Element, Power Rangers, and Jason’s minivan that has Wi-Fi. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Heroku Incident, SIM Swapping, and security tools

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! First, let us preface that whatever you hear in this episode, Andrew did NOT steal an iPad! Also, Andrew is rallying the valley with his Suns jersey and Jason is triggered by this since he’s a Grizzlies fan, as well as Chris, and there was talk about minting some Remote Ruby NFTs. Some other things the guys talk about is the incident that happened with Heroku and GitHub, SIM swapping, iPad stealing, and some really great security tools you should be using to monitor your code base and protect yourself. And the guys do some shout-outs to people that left reviews on their podcast and they talk about RailsConf 2022 coming up. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Ruby 3.2, Conventional Commits, and release-please

Today, the gang’s all here! So, what’s up with the guys this week? Well, Jason and Andrew are headed out of town for a Podia retreat, Chris has been fixing a bug this past week that he may have finally found a solution for but he’s not in the clear yet, and if you listened to last week’s episode, Andrew clears the air and defines what “Posterized” means. In the Ruby world, the guys have some discussions about WebAssembly stuff, mruby, changes that are happening with Ruby 3.2.0, and we learn more about Release Please, Semantic Commit, and Conventional Commit.

Its Always Sinny In Las Vegas aka Sin City Ruby

Hello everyone and welcome to this episode of, “It’s Always Sinny in Las Vegas” with Mac and Charlie….oops, sorry this is actually Remote Ruby with Jason and Andrew, who are in a stairwell chatting away about everything they’ve done in Las Vegas since they’ve been there for Sin City Ruby. We’ll hear about all the speakers, the talks they gave, and what they talked about. Kick back and relax, because there are some really great stories you won’t want to miss on this episode! Go ahead and download this episode now!

Ruby & Rails Tips with Sebastien Auriault

So, what’s “sup” with the guys this week? Jason and Andrew just can’t make themselves cry like actors do, but when Andrew was interviewing with Podia he sobbed when he found out the templating language they were using. Which brings us to our guest, Sebastien Auriault, who is very special to us and also won’t make us cry. Sebastien is a Ruby on Rails Developer at Podia and has been working on a project there with Jason and Andrew. We brought Sebastien on so he can talk about his developer origin story, which will be beneficial for those of you who are looking to get jobs who are in junior positions right now. Sebastien shares all kinds of advice and helpful information if you’re looking for a job and don’t know where to start. Also, if you leave a review on iTunes, DM Jason and the guys will personally thank you on the next episode.

Load Testing Rails Applications & Rails Conferences

On today’s episode, Jason shares some pretty cool news that happened at Podia with Harry Connick Jr. and load testing, and a cool tool they used called k6. Chris tells a story about an old project he worked on for 901 Tequila, Jason informs us about his “new talk” at Sin City Ruby, and something pretty cool the guys are doing when they’re in Vegas. We also hear about Text Editor, the guys submitting talks for RailsConf 2022, and Andrew fills us in on using lol_dba and Derailed Benchmarks. And you can’t miss the hilarious story Jason shares about the fire alarm going off during his talk at RubyConf 2017.

Parsers, Interpreters, and YJIT with Kevin Newton

Just in case you always wanted to know what a day in the life of Andrew Mason is like, from his early wake up, his hygiene, his favorite shows, and what time he goes to bed, then you’re in for a real treat because you will find out all of this and more. And if that’s not enough, we also have a great guest joining us, Kevin Newton, who is the Staff Production Engineer at Shopify and has been doing Ruby for about ten years now. Kevin and the guys have some fantastic conversations about compilers and by the end of this episode, hopefully it will alleviate any of the anxiety you may have felt about them because it truly is some fun stuff. Jason said he feels less intimidated than he did just listening to everything Kevin talks about. Go ahead and download this episode now to learn more!

Taylor Otwell, creator of the Laravel Framework

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!

Bridgetown 1.0 with Jared White

Welcome to Remote Ruby and thanks for joining us! Are you still listening? After last week’s episode, Jason doesn’t know if they lost every listener or we all just had a good time together, and he’s not sure there was even an in-between! Jason said it was so intense that at one point he didn’t know if he should just stop Andrew, but instead he had a real Frozen moment and just “Let it Go!” On today’s episode, Chris is back, and we have a return guest that brings so much fun energy to our lives and that is Jared White, Writer, Designer, Ruby Developer, and builder of Bridgetown. Today, we’ll be discussing all things Bridgetown v1 that’s coming out and it sounds quite fascinating. Jared tells us more about how he used Roda, which is a Ruby based web framework, and then he shares his journey of what it’s been like for Bridgetown now and what he sees happening in the future for Bridgetown. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!

Jason and Andrew Answer the Twitters

Jason and Andrew are in the house today, and instead of Remote Ruby they’re doing Remote Twitter. They’re going to talk about all different topics that people have requested on Twitter. The guys are super excited to dive into this especially since some of the things they may not know anything about, but they’re going to attempt every single thing that was sent to them. You won’t want to miss Jason as he busts out his theatrical skills with a dramatic reading of Haml(et), we hear a little bit of singing of “Tomorrow” from the musical Annie, and the story behind why Jason bought Andrew lobster.

Partying Hard with John Nunemaker

Jason and Chris have ice, snow, and freezing temps where they live, and Andrew is complaining about being cold at 60 degrees in Arizona! Maybe he’ll warm up when he starts his new job at Podia with Jason this week. Also, if you enjoy Flipper like the guys do, then you’re in for a treat with our guest. Today, joining us is John Nunemaker, builder of Flipper, which is feature flags for Ruby, as well as the programmer and owner of Box Out Sports, which is a content management system for social media graphics. John goes in depth about Flipper, Box Out Sports, some Flipper rules stuff he’s working on, and the Ruby gem he recently wrote called “brow.” And hopefully you’re not too “short on time” because John tells us more about the fascinating watch app he’s building and shares stories of the history behind some of the cool watches he’s found. Go ahead and download this episode now to learn more!

Ben Orenstein - From Developer To CEO of Tuple

On this episode, Jason tells us he’s a changed man since he got his Enneagram Test results back, and Andrew announces he’s an INTP, so he warns him to not come at him! We also have a great friend joining us from the early days of Remote Ruby. Today, we have Ben Orenstein, who went from being the “Vim Guy” to Co-founder and CEO of Tuple, which is a remote pair programming app that runs on macOS. Ben is here to chat with us about Tuple and all things pairing. Also,Tuple is hiring, so go ahead and download this episode to find out the positions Ben is looking to fill right now!

GitHub Codespaces & Docker with Benjamin Wood

We start off with Andrew inadvertently screwing up a sweet joke from The Office that Jason was trying to set up. But before the banter begins, Andrew announces after two years he’s finally shipped his website that you have to check out! Also, today joining us as our guest is Benjamin Wood, who is a Software Developer and owns a software consulting company called Hint that he co-founded. He’s been doing things with Docker for several years which we learn more about, and he’ll explain more on the new service that GitHub created called Codespaces, which is heavily Docker based. Some other discussions the guys have revolve around the state of VSCode in Ruby Extension, Vim, and the ongoing conversation that keeps coming up about the VSCode app on the iPad.

Elixir & GenServers with Andreas Eriksson

Jason either has a gout flare up or carpal tunnel, so he’s contemplating if he should get an ergonomic keyboard and an ergonomic mouse since one of them is the culprit of his pain. What should this boomer do? For now, we’ll just have to wait to see what happens and get into chatting with our guest. Today, we have joining us Andreas Eriksson, who is an Elixir Consultant for Erlang Solutions. We brought him on so we can chat about Elixir, Phoenix LiveView, and other things, since we’ve all been fascinated with wanting to learn more about this stuff. We also find out about Andreas experience going from Ruby to Elixir, and what attracted him to the Elixir language after writing Ruby code for more than ten years.

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!

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