Ruby Rogues

Building a UDP Server with Ruby Ractors with Claus Lensbøl – RUBY 497

Claus Lensbøl is a Danish Devops engineer who built a UDP server using Ractors–a new feature in Ruby 3.0. Ractors is a method of getting concurrency in Ruby. It’s what threads should have been to give us the ability to use multiple cores with one Ruby program without forking into multiple processes. Panel Charles Max…

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Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Why Write Rails View Tests with Nikola Đuza – RUBY 496

We test our Rails Controllers, Models, Helpers, and Services. But, why don’t we test our views? Nikola Đuza has started testing his and explains how he does it and what he’s learned about the process. He also explains what confidence it’s added for him when writing his Rails code. Panel Charles Max Wood Dave Kimura …

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Reflecting on Stimulus with Julian Rubisch – RUBY 495

We talk with Julian about a few projects, including Stimulus, Stimulus Reflex, and SPAs and how they fit into our modern tech stacks. Panel Charles Max Wood John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest Julian Rubisch Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Links Ruby on Rails Drag and Drop Uploads with Active Storage, Stimulus.js and Dropzone.js GitHub | stimulus-use/stimulus-use…

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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RUBY 494: Reducing Friction at the Authorization Layer with John Nunemaker

Dave Kimura, Luke Stutters, and John Epperson talk with John Nunemaker about Rails Authorization. John dives into the Pundit and how he had created a wrapper around the authorization to provide meaningful messages to his application layer. Panel Dave Kimura John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest John Nunemaker Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Raygun | Click here…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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RUBY 493: The Things Rubyists Need to Know

What do Rubyists need to know beyond the language fundamentals? What things about the language and its tooling will best serve developers working on projects in Ruby to help them navigate the code and avoid pitfalls that crop up in their apps. Luke, John, and Chuck walk through the ideas in within Ruby and the…

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BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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RUBY 492: Architectures and Microservices with Darren Broemmer

Darren Broemmer joins the Rogues to discuss how Ruby on Rails enables a microservices architecture and when it’s appropriate to approach your system’s architecture with microservices. Chuck and Dave lend their experience and expertise in pointing out some of the challenges with microservices and the power of Rails in enabling the Majestic Monolith. Tradeoffs are…

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BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

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