291 RR Building Ruby Gems with Brandon Hilkert

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    00:30 – Introducing Brandon Hilkert

    3:55 – Building gems and the community

    8:30 – Brandon’s process for creating gems (for beginners)

    14:45 – Testing gems

    17:00 – Writing the whole system into a gem vs breaking it up

    26:15 – Why build Suckerpunch?

    33:50 – What does it take to publish a gem?

    • Ruby Gems

    35:45 – “Gotchas” to publishing a gem

    40:00 – Releasing gems that the community doesn’t need

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