Polished Ruby Programming ft. Jeremy Evans - RUBY 518
Jeremy Evans joins the Rogues to discuss the way he builds Ruby programs and the practices he put into his latest book "Polished Ruby Programming."
The Rogues dive into Jeremy's opinions. They push back on some, applaud others, and ask deeper questions about the rest. Join this deep dive by experienced developers into the how and why of organizing Ruby in deeply practiced ways.
RUX: JSX-Style Rails View Components - RUBY 517
Cameron Dutro joins the Rogues to discuss RUX, a system for managing your View Components in Rails in a similar way to how React uses JSX to manage its Component views. He discusses how it works, how it goes together, and what inspired it.
Docker and Ruby ft. Huzefa Biyawarwala - RUBY 516
Huzefa Biyawarwala joins the Rogues to discuss developer tooling around Docker and how it's used with Ruby and Rails. The Rogues join in and discuss the ways they've used Docker in their own setups and how they deploy apps using Docker and how Docker is used on their own development environment.
Containerizing and Moving Apps to Kuberetes ft. Michael Orr – RUBY 515
Michael Orr joins the Rogues to discuss how to move applications into Docker for development and production environments in Kubernetes. He walks the panel through the process of orchestrating a Rails setup in Kubernetes that you can run in the cloud.
Building Mobile Apps and Ruby ft. Maxwell Anselm - RUBY 514
Maxwell Anselm discusses the options that he's found to build multi-platform mobile applications. The panel chimes in on different options.
Maxwell also goes into how he uses Ruby in non-Ruby codebases.
Going from Development to Production - RUBY 513
Dave Kimura, John Epperson, Luke Stutters, Darren Broemmer, and Valentino Stoll talk about their experiences in setting up a maintainable development environment and discuss considerations when deploying to production.
Using Typing Systems in Ruby with Sorbet ft. Alex Dunae - RUBY 512
Alex Dunae joins the Rogues to discuss his experience introducing types into an existing codebase using the Sorbet gem and how it saved him and his company time, money, and effort. The conversation covers libraries and tools for working with types in Ruby.
Live Streaming to the Command LIne with ActionCable ft. Hans Schnedlitz - RUBY 511
Hans Schnedlitz joins the Rogues to discuss how you can use ActionCable to get feedback on ongoing tasks in the commandline by connecting to a websocket.
His solution is written entirely in Ruby and provides some interesting options for people building CLI's for their applications.
Ruby JIT and MJIT ft. Takashi Kokubun - RUBY 510
Takashi Kokubun joins the Rogues to dive into Just in Time compiling, Ruby 3.0 and all the goodness that comes with it.
He explains how it relates not only to Ruby performance, but Rails performance and what it means to different kinds of loads that come across the Ruby virtual machine.
Load Testing Rails Apps with JMeter ft. Milap Neupane - RUBY 509
Milap Neupane joins the Rogues to talk about how to know how robust your Rails apps are.
Sometimes you forget to optimize database queries or network calls for performance during development, which impact the load that the application can support and when its performance begins to degrade.
Milap breaks down how to determine where these moments occur and what to do to get better performance from your applications.
Debugging Ruby ft. Fabio Perrella - RUBY 508
Fabio Perrella joins the Rogues to discuss debugging Ruby programs and how to find problems across your code and your dependencies.
The panel shares their stories and experience to dive into debugging tools and techniques they've used that have worked out well in the apps they maintain.
Building with Just What You Need Using Roda with Jeremy Evans - RUBY 507
Jeremy Evans, author of the Roda framework, joins the Rogues to talk about how to use Roda to build Ruby web applications.
Roda is a super lightweight framework that adds features through plugins to give you the power you need when you need it to build your applications. This allows you to bring in only what you need in order to get fast and easy to maintain code.
What's Cooking in Rails 7 featuring Jason Dinsmore - RUBY 506
Jason Dinsmore went spelunking through the changelogs for Rails and pulled out the latest features for the most popular Ruby web development framework.
Jason and the Rogues go through the changes and discuss the upcoming changes in Rails 7.
The Ruby Fiber Scheduler with Wander Hillen - RUBY 505
The Ruby fiber scheduler is a powerful new feature in Ruby that we brought Wander Hillen along to discuss with us. Ruby fibers are a way of managing threading and concurrency within Ruby.
This episode explains uses that can come from the fiber scheduler and what it offers in doing work outside the main process to increase efficiency.
Models in Migrations? and a Year of Open Source Contributions with Jake Yesbeck - RUBY 504
Jake Yesbeck joins the Rogues this week to talk about how to handle models and data migrations in your Ruby on Rails applications. He and the Rogues discuss the pros and cons of including models in your Rails migrations and the strategies for migrating data as part of migrating your database structure.
The panel then dives into Jake’s year of contributing to open source each day. What he learned and what he gained from making a contribution every day of an entire year to open source.