Panel: Charles Max Wood

Guest: Amit Choudhary

This week on My Ruby Story, Charles talks to Amit Choudhary. Amit was previously on Ruby Rogues in January 2018 on episode 345 discussing app failures. Amit is a software developer at Big Binary, where he is a full-stack Ruby developer. He first got into programming when he learned C for a computer engineering course. They talk about how he got into Ruby, what he has done with Ruby, what the Ruby community is like in India, and what he is working on now.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Ruby Rogues Episode 345
  • Amit intro
  • Currently works at Big Binary
  • Family language is Ruby
  • Interested in front-end languages
  • How did you first get into programming?
  • From Delhi, India
  • First language was C
  • Loved the logic behind how a piece of code works
  • How did you get into Ruby?
  • Vinsol
  • What have you done with Ruby?
  • Working with Ruby for the last four years
  • Using Rails to create APIs
  • eCommerce platforms
  • His switch to working in the back-end
  • Meta-programming
  • Comparing languages to Ruby
  • What is the Ruby community like in India?
  • Start-up culture in India
  • RubyConf India
  • What are you working on now?
  • And much, much more!