Ruby Rogues

RUBY 489: Demystifying Webpack and Webpacker with Paweł Dąbrowski

Paweł Dąbrowski wrote a Deep Dive into Webpacker on his blog. He joins the Rogues to help the understand more of the ins and outs of Webpack and Webpacker for Ruby on Rails developers. He and the Rogues break down how to manage your JavaScript assets, how Webpacker thinks about them, and how to pull…

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RUBY 488: The Road to Ruby 3 – Part 1 – Ruby 2.6 to Ruby 2.7

In this episode, John, Luke, and Chuck begin the discussion on Ruby 3.0’s release by discussing the differences and enhancements in Ruby 2.7 over version 2.6. Luke leads the charge in providing a list of the differences and the Rogues debate the merits of the various changes in the last minor release of Ruby 2…

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RUBY 487: Our Development Setups

Dave, Luke, and Chuck dive into their development setups. They talk through the different Operating Systems, IDEs, text editors, command lines, desks, chairs, etc. we all use to build our Ruby and Rails applications. Panel Charles Max Wood Dave Kimura Luke Stutters Sponsors Forest Admin Dev Heroes Accelerator Links Empowering App Development for Developers |…

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RUBY 131: How to Learn

This is a repeat episode of Ruby Rogues. Here’s the original link https://devchat.tv/ruby-rogues/131-rr-how-to-learn/ Sponsors Dev Heroes Accelerator Raygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trial

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RUBY 486: Authorization Hacks

Chuck has been fighting an authorization system in an application he’s building in his spare time. John, Dave, and Chuck dive into the current authorization gems and talk about their strengths and weaknesses and discuss how and when to use or build alternatives to them. Panel Charles Wood Dave Kimura John Epperson Sponsors Next Level…

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RUBY 485: What is a Top 5% Developer?

The Rogues dive into who are top 5% developers, what they’re doing and how to recognize them. They start out discussing how mid-level developers can move up and how developers can grow in more ways that technical skills. Panel Charles Wood Dave Kimura John Epperson Sponsors Linode Next Level Mastermind Links Devchat.tv | Dev Rev…

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RUBY 484: Bootcamps: Bad or Badass

We discuss the value of bootcamps and whether new developers should consider them. We also touch a little bit on related topics like interviewing. Panel Charles Wood John Epperson Luke Stutters Sponsors Next Level Mastermind  Raygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trial Links The Eccentricities of Hammer and Nail by…

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RR 428: Arming the Rebels with Rails 6 Featuring David Heinemeier Hansson

This is a repeat of Ruby Rogues Episode 428. Here’s the Link: https://devchat.tv/ruby-rogues/rr-428-arming-the-rebels-with-rails-6-featuring-david-heinemeier-hansson/

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RUBY 483: Unlocking the Power of Functional Programming and Elm with Richard Feldman

Richard Feldman – author of Elm in Action – joins the Rogues to discuss the advantages of Functional Programming and using Elm. Elm is a programming language that is a functional programming language built for the front-end that compiles to JavaScript. Due to its set of enforced assumptions, it leads to clean code and powerful…

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RUBY 482: Successfully Onboarding a Junior Engineer in Three Steps with Emily Giurleo

Onboarding and leveling up Junior developers can be tricky. Emily Giurleo joins the Rogues to discuss the process for creating autonomous, competent developers when you hire someone who doesn’t have as much experience. She walks us through setting expectations for the new hire, giving feedback, and assessing their performance. Panel John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest…

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RUBY 481: Why We Worry About All the Wrong Things with Hilary Stohs-Krause

Hilary Stohs-Krause addresses the things that we have strong emotional reactions to as developers that maybe we shouldn’t worry about them. She also leads a discussion with the panel around when fear is a good thing. Panels Dave Kimura John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest Hilary Stohs-Krause Sponsors Audible.com Links Cognitive behavioral therapy Win–stay, lose–switch Picks…

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RUBY 480: The Sounds of Silence: Lessons From an API Outage with Paul Zaich

Paul Zaich from Checkr tells us about a critical outage that occurred, what caused it and how they tracked down and fixed the issue. The conversation ranges through troubleshooting complex systems, building team culture, blameless post-mortems, and monitoring the right things to make sure your applications don’t fail or alert you when they do. Panel…

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