- David Richards
- Dave Kimura
- Eric Berry
- Catherine Meyers
Special Guests: Eliav Lavi
In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panel talks to Eliav Lavi about his article How I Built Timeasure.
Eliav works for Riskified
where he is a back-end developer working with Ruby
mostly and recently some Scala
. In the past, he studied music but had always been into technology from a young age. They talk about how got to where he is today, what the developer scene is like in Israel, and Timeasure
. They talk about what this gem is, why they decided to create it, and more!
In particular, we dive pretty deep on:
- Eliav intro
- Studied music originally
- Risk analyst at Riskified
- Company started on Ruby on Rails
- Been a professional developer for the last year and a half
- Self-taught programmer
- Used blogs and books to learn
- How welcoming and helpful the Ruby community is
- What’s the developer scene like in Israel?
- English as the common denominator for code
- What is Timeasure?
- Needed a way to measure the run-time of code
- Safe to use in production
- Easy DSL
- Did you look at other gems first before creating this?
- Used NewRelic originally
- How is the data stored?
- What to do with all the collected measurements?
- NewRelic Insights
- Ruby Prof
- And much, much more!
Special Guest: Eliav Lavi.