Ruby Rogues

Debugging Ruby ft. Fabio Perrella – RUBY 508

Fabio Perrella joins the Rogues to discuss debugging Ruby programs and how to find problems across your code and your dependencies. The panel shares their stories and experience to dive into debugging tools and techniques they’ve used that have worked out well in the apps they maintain. Panel Darren Broemmer John Epperson Luke Stutters Valentino…

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Building with Just What You Need Using Roda with Jeremy Evans – RUBY 507

Jeremy Evans, author of the Roda framework, joins the Rogues to talk about how to use Roda to build Ruby web applications. Roda is a super lightweight framework that adds features through plugins to give you the power you need when you need it to build your applications. This allows you to bring in only…

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What’s Cooking in Rails 7 featuring Jason Dinsmore – RUBY 506

Jason Dinsmore went spelunking through the changelogs for Rails and pulled out the latest features for the most popular Ruby web development framework. Jason and the Rogues go through the changes and discuss the upcoming changes in Rails 7. Panel Charles Max Wood Darren Broemmer Dave Kimura John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest Jason Dinsmore Sponsors…

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The Ruby Fiber Scheduler with Wander Hillen – RUBY 505

The Ruby fiber scheduler is a powerful new feature in Ruby that we brought Wander Hillen along to discuss with us. Ruby fibers are a way of managing threading and concurrency within Ruby. This episode explains uses that can come from the fiber scheduler and what it offers in doing work outside the main process…

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Models in Migrations? and a Year of Open Source Contributions with Jake Yesbeck – RUBY 504

Jake Yesbeck joins the Rogues this week to talk about how to handle models and data migrations in your Ruby on Rails applications. He and the Rogues discuss the pros and cons of including models in your Rails migrations and the strategies for migrating data as part of migrating your database structure. The panel then…

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Cleanly and Easily Serializing JSON with Alba featuring Masafumi Okura – RUBY 503

Masafumi Okura is the organizer of Kaigi on Rails and the author of the Alba–a JSON serializer library. The Rogues dive in and get the details on Kaigi on Rails and discuss how to serialize data into JSON within your application. They also discuss why we need another JSON serializer library and which options Alba…

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Refactoring to Five Lines of Code with Christian Clausen – RUBY 502

Christian Clausen is the author of the book Five Lines of Code in the Manning Early Access Program. He advocates for a rule based refactoring system. One of the rules he uses is refactoring your methods to be five lines of code. Listen in to hear him explain why five lines of code matters and…

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Can Active Storage Serve Images for the Modern Web? by Mark Hutter – RUBY 501

Dave Kimura and Luke Stutters talk with Mark Hutter about Active Storage and his experience building a large image driven application. We talk about some of the issues and workarounds when implementing Active Storage. Panel Dave Kimura Luke Stutters Guest Mark Hutter Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Links The Speedshop Ruby on Rails Performance Blog Active…

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The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes – BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that’s something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas. First, building skills. The most obvious type of skills you’ll need is technical skills….

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Episode 500 – RUBY 500

Chuck, Luke, and Dave are joined by Eric Berry for a roundtable chat and celebration of 500 episodes and 10 years of Ruby Rogues. They start out discussing where each of them are at these days. Then talk about their favorite episodes of the show. They talk about what they see for the future of…

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How to Get Hired at a FANG Company – BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want…

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Upgrading from Sprockets to Webpacker with Ariel Juodziukynas – RUBY 499

Ariel Juodziukynas joins the Rogues to talk about how to upgrade your Ruby on Rails application from Sprockets to Webpacker. Sprockets was introduced in Rails 3.1 to help you manage your static assets including JavaScript. Webpack came along to help manage JavaScript and eventually other assets later on and was adopted into Rails in version…

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