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Joined by Avdi Grimm

In this episode, Jason and Chris chat with Avdi Grimm. Avdi, a well-known author, screencaster, and consultant shared how he got started in programming, how he subsequently started using Ruby, what he appreciates about Ruby, his transition into teaching, a brief section on object-oriented programming and functional programming, and public speaking. Avdi is a gem (no pun intended) in the Ruby community, and it was a thrill to have him on the show.

Joined by Javan Makhmali and Sam Stephenson

Buckle up! In this episode, Javan Makhmali and Sam Stephenson join Jason and Chris. Sam and Javan are employees at Basecamp and also part of the mastermind behind many JavaScript libraries to come out of Basecamp: Turbolinks, Trix, and Stimulus. They each share how they got started programming, a brief insight into how they work at Basecamp, the transition from CoffeeScript to ES6, Typescript, as well as (wait for it...) upcoming features in Stimulus (🙌) and considerations for Turbolinks 6 (no feature promises made 😉). It was an absolute joy to chat with Javan and Sam. We very much enjoyed this episode and hope you will enjoy it, too.

Joined by Tim Riley

In this episode, Tim Riley joins Jason and Chris. Tim, a partner at Icelab, dry-rb core team member, and world-renowned speaker (at least in Jason's eyes) shares how he got started programming with Ruby, the dry-rb project, Hanami 2.0, dry-view, and public speaking. /me breaks third person tone: I had the honor of having Tim join us at the first Southeast Ruby (2017) after watching a couple of his talks online. Tim is a fantastic person whom I'm glad to have as a friend. He brings a unique approach to writing Ruby that I find so fascinating. I hope you'll enjoy this episode as much as we did. - Jason

Joined by Adam Wathan

In this episode, Adam Wathan joins Chris and Jason. Adam, a full-stack developer, entrepreneur, Full Stack Radio podcast host, and author of Tailwind CSS spends some time sharing his journey into programming, how he got started with Laravel (PHP framework), how Ruby has influenced his software writing and the story behind Tailwind CSS. It was an honor to have him on the show; we hope you will enjoy it as much as we did.

Joined by Ben Orenstein

In this episode, Jason and Chris spend time chatting with Ben Orenstein. If you've been in the Ruby community for any length of time, you've likely seen some of Ben's work. Ben is working his new product Tuple, a pair programming tool for developers. He talks about his journey into programming with Rails, his transition into working for himself full-time, and what his life with Tuple entails.

Joined by Terence Lee

In this episode, Jason and Chris spend time chatting with Terence Lee. Terence is a member of The Ruby Core Team, an organizer of the conference formerly known as Keep Ruby Weird, an employee at Heroku, and is incredibly active in the Ruby community. The three spend their time together discussing how Terence got into programming and found himself on The Ruby Core Team, mruby, conference organizing, and more.

Joined by Chris Seaton

In this episode, Jason and Chris get a chance to talk with Chris Seaton. Chris works on TruffleRuby, a high-performance implementation of Ruby built on top of the GraalVM by Oracle Labs. Chris shares how TruffleRuby came to be, some of the benefits of using TruffleRuby, the status of the project, as well as an iOS Chris had a hand in building.

Joined by Eileen Uchitelle

In this episode, Eileen Uchitelle joins Chris and Jason to share her journey into programming, how she began contributing to Rails (and subsequently joining the Rails Core Team), and other fun facts/stories around software development.

Personal Life, Turbolinks Android 1.x Deprecation, & Autoloading

Chris and Jason spend the first ~20 minutes catching up and sharing personal stories. If you're not interested in that, fast forward 20 minutes to hear about Turbolinks for Android, Autoloading, suggest_rb, and run.rb.

Joined by Luca Guidi

With Chris sick 😢 Jason chats with Luca Guidi. Luca is the creator of the Ruby web framework Hanami. They discuss Luca's journey into programming all the way to Hanami preparing for a 2.0 alpha release.

Joined by Jason Swett

Jason Swett joins Chris and Jason (Charnes) to talk about testing in Rails and working with legacy applications.

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