Ruby Rogues

RR 474: React on Rails V12 – Don’t Shave That Yak! with Justin Gordon

React on Rails version 12 brings major improvements for hot reloading and bundle splitting. Justin Gordon talks about creating a great developer experience with React and Rails, the best way to manage your webpack configuration, simplify server and client-side rendering and avoid shaving those yaks! Sponsors Audible.com Raygun | Click here to get started on…

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RR 473: GraphQL Doesn’t Need To Be Hell with Dmitry Tsepelev

Different doesn’t need to be worse. Dmitry Tsepelev tells us how to make the most of using GraphQL with Rails, the advantages over REST-based API queries and best practices for security and schemas. Sponsors Audible.com CacheFly Panel Dave Kimura John Epperson Charles Max Wood Luke Stutters Guest Dmitry Tsepelev Links https://github.com/anycable/anycable https://graphql-ruby.org/ https://evilmartians.com/chronicles/persisted-queries-in-graphql-slim-down-apollo-requests-to-your-ruby-application https://evilmartians.com/chronicles/graphql-on-rails-1-from-zero-to-the-first-query https://evilmartians.com/chronicles/graphql-on-rails-2-updating-the-data…

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RR 472: Inertia.js – The Modern Monolith with Jonathan Reinink

In this episode of Ruby Rogues, guest Jonathan Reinink joins the Rogues to talk about what Inertia.js is and why Rails developers would want to use it. Sponsors Audible.com Raygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trial CacheFly Panel John Epperson Luke Stutters Guest Jonathan Reinink Links https://inertiajs.com https://reinink.ca/articles/introducing-inertia-js https://reinink.ca/articles/getting-started-with-inertia-js https://remoteruby.transistor.fm/66…

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RR 471: Sorbet with Ufuk Kayserilioglu

In this episode of Ruby Rogues, we talk with Ufuk about how Shopify made the transition to using Sorbet and about the benefits they felt they received from implementing it. Ufuk also reveals a little bit about how Shopify transitioned to fully remote and about how that will be the default moving forward. Sponsors Audible.comRaygun…

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RR 470: Performance Improvement of Ruby 3.0 JIT with Takashi Kokubun

In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panelists discuss the progress, problems, and strategies for implementing JIT in Ruby for the Ruby 3×3 goal all while being humbled a bit as Takashi improves our understanding around the subject. Sponsors Audible.com CacheFly Panel John Epperson Matt Smith Luke Stutters Guest Takashi Kokubun Links https://github.com/mame/optcarrot medium.com/@k0kubun/jit-development-progress-at-ruby-2-7 Koichi…

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RR 469: Refactoring with James Dabbs

In this episode of Ruby Rogues, we talk to James Dabbs as we explore a number of subjects and topics around refactoring Sponsor CacheFly Panel Dave Kimura John Epperson Matt Smith Luke Stutters Guest James Dabbs Links https://github.com/github/scientist Picks John Epperson: Refactoring Cheatseets James Dabbs: Learn You a Haskell for Great Good! A tour of…

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RR 468: Diversity Matters: Diversifying Your Applicant Pool with Tricia Ball

Tricia Ball talks to the Rogues about diversity in tech. We discuss the declining numbers of women in tech (and the rest of STEM) since the 1980s, reasons why women are leaving mid-career and how we can help reverse this trend. Tricia gives practical actions that can be taken to improve company culture, recruitment and…

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RR 467: Rails at Super Scale with Kyle d’Oliveira

Kyle d’Oliveira (Cleo) shares his survival tips for dealing with tens of thousands of commits, massive migrations and the very limits of databases. We discuss the lessons learned from Rails megaprojects and how to use these tips in your own projects to reduce technical debt and tools to keep your monolith majestic when the code won’t stop coming.

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RR 466: Beating Impostor Syndrome with Dylan Andrews

In this episode of Ruby Rogues guest, Dylan Andrews (GoNoodle) shares his journey from pro-drummer to junior developer to successful senior software engineer. Dylan and the rogues talk about on-boarding junior developers and building up confidence.

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RR 465: WebAuthn in Ruby with Gonzalo Rodriguez and Braulio Martinez

As the world becomes more security conscious, we need to think about the ways we allow people to authenticate to our applications. WebAuthn is a standard that allows you to accept biometric, device based, and other types of authentication as a second or first factor. Gonzalo and Braulio have published a gem that allows you to add webauthn to your Ruby applications and have joined the Rogues to talk through the implications of using it in your applications.

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RR 464: PWAs on Rails with John Beatty

John Beatty joins the Rogues to talk about building Progressive Web Applications on Ruby on Rails. He walks the Rogues through the ins and outs of building a PWA and what it’s like adding the features you need to get a PWA set up on Rails. It turns out to be surprisingly straightforward and yet has a ton of potential.

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RR 463: Can We Fix What We Can’t See? with James Thompson

In this episode of Ruby Rogues, James Thompson, a Software Architect at Mavenlink, delves into how to address errors in a service-based system and how to prioritize what errors to fix. He goes into how to recognize the errors when they are creeping in and so much more.

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