RR 369: How Ruby 2.5 Prints Backtraces and Error Messages with Vishal Telangre



    • Dave Kimura
    • Eric Berry
    • Catherine Meyers

    Special Guests: Vishal Telangre

    In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panelists talk to Vishal Telangre about his blog post entitled Ruby 2.5 prints backtrace and error message in reverse order. Vishal is working remotely for BigBinary where he works with Ruby on Rails, Kuberernetes, and Elm. They talk about the power of blog posts at BigBinary, give suggestions for people wanting to get into blogging, and inspiration for blog posts. They also touch on his blog post, the changes to backtrace in Ruby 2.5, and more!

    In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

    • Vishal intro
    • BigBinary posts a lot of blogs
    • Write about the experiences that they encounter while working
    • Plan-free Fridays
    • Is there any type of motivation or culture that adds to people wanting to provide so many blog posts?
    • Suggestions for someone trying to get into blogging
    • Vishal’s blog posts at BigBinary
    • Start with a simple topic
    • Your blog post doesn’t have to “change the world”
    • Blogging about new things coming up
    • Ruby 2.5 backtrace
    • His blog post
    • Changes to backtrace in Ruby 2.5
    • Makes debugging convenient
    • Huge change for companies who do logs
    • Effect of change from a developer standpoint
    • Time saved
    • Mixed sentiments on this change
    • When this features is enabled
    • And much, much more!






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