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The Ruby Blend

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The Ruby Blend is a Ruby focused podcast bringing you panel discussions, guest interviews, and much more to keep you up to date on what’s happening in the Ruby development community mixed with sprinkles from other developer communities.

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Goodbye, for now

September 19th, 2020

1:29

A short episode where Andrew Mason reveals that the show has come to an end. Thank you for all your support!

Show Links

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Episode 21: Do you really need two cans of Play-Doh?

September 3rd, 2020

53:41

The Ruby Blend - Episode 21

Welcome to The Ruby Blend! Dave had a great idea for our topic today, which we'll be talking about our development setups, our environments, and some of the equipment we are using. Dave tells …

Episode 20: The Service Object Show

August 28th, 2020

50:19

The Ruby Blend - Episode 20

Welcome to The Ruby Blend! It's been awhile and it sure feels good to back in the swing of things! Today, we have a new panelist with us, Dave Kimura, who's been doing Ruby for quite some …

Episode 19: Metaprogramming

August 20th, 2020

42:26

The Ruby Blend - Episode 19

Welcome to The Ruby Blend! Today we have a new panelist with us, Eric Berry, who was the founder of CodeFund, and has worked with Andrew and Nate for a while. On this episode the guys will …

Episode 18: Interviewing

July 16th, 2020

48:36

The Ruby Blend - Episode 18


Welcome to The Ruby Blend! The guys catch up on what's been going on this week. Ron has been taking an insurance class with his work to learn the ins and outs of the insurance industry, Nate's …

Episode 17: Open sourcing a Ruby gem with Brittany Martin

June 26th, 2020

54:49

The Ruby Blend - Episode 17


Welcome to The Ruby Blend! On today's episode, we have a special guest, Brittany Martin, who is Lead Web Developer for the …

Episode 16: Playbook Thirty-nine with Nick Haskins

June 19th, 2020

45:05

Welcome to The Ruby Blend! On today’s episode, we have special guest, Nick Haskins, who works as a full-time solo Dev for CG Cookie and a year later …

Episode 15: Rails Testing Tools and Best Practices with Jason Swett

June 4th, 2020

1:01:54

Hello and welcome to The Ruby Blend! Today's episode is all about testing! We have special guest, Jason Swett, who is the host of, "Rails with Jason Podcast" and author of, "Rails Testing For Beginners." If you've had …

Episode 14: Projects, Projects, Projects!!

May 28th, 2020

52:19

Hello and welcome to The Ruby Blend! In this episode, the guys talk about new and exciting things they've been working on. Nate starts out by talking about how he paired up with Jason Charnes of Podia and Remote Ruby, …

Episode 13: Wait, you want to lint commit messages?!?

May 21st, 2020

55:24

Panelists

  • Andrew Mason
  • Nate Hopkins
  • Ron Cooke

Guests


None this week.


Sponsor


Linode


Show Notes

[00:02:15] Ron talks about the importance of architecture, …

Episode 12: The State of the Rails Community with Julian Rubisch

May 14th, 2020

38:02

Panelists

  • Andrew Mason
  • Nate Hopkins

Guests

  • Julian Rubisch

Sponsor


Linode


Show Notes

[00:00:38] Julian tells us all about himself and his background. He

Episode 11: Open Source Funding and CodeFund with Eric Berry

May 7th, 2020

51:29

Panelists

  • Andrew Mason
  • Nate Hopkins

Guests

  • Eric Berry

Sponsor

Linode

Show Notes

[00:01:12] Eric tells us the story of how he found the inspiration for

Episode 10: Parentheses and typosquatting

April 30th, 2020

1:00:52

Panelists

  • Andrew Mason
  • Nate Hopkins
  • Ron Cooke

Guests

  • None

Sponsor

Linode


Show Notes

[00:00:41] Andrew announces that Ruby 2.4 is no longer supported so

Episode 9: ViewComponent at GitHub with Joel Hawksley

April 16th, 2020

55:55

Panelists

  • Andrew Mason

Guest Panelists

  • Chris Oliver

Sponsor

Linode

Show Notes

[00:02:13] Joel starts off by saying it's an exciting time for the
 project …

Episode 8: Tests and Webpacker

April 9th, 2020

54:45

Panelists

  • Ron Cooke
  • Nate Hopkins
  • Andrew Mason

Sponsor

Linode

Show Notes

[00:03:13] GitHub sponsors starts the talk on this episode, and how a
 few people …

Episode 7: Static Sites and Testing

April 3rd, 2020

53:35

Summary


Nate, Ron, and Andrew stay quarantined along with the rest of the nation. Ron is
 happy he has snacks, so he's good! In this episode, the guys talk about
 Gatsby, Frontend JavaScript, Static Site Generation, and …

Episode 6: Working from Home

March 26th, 2020

51:15

Panelists

Andrew Mason
 Nate Hopkins
 Ron Cooke


Guest

None this week

Sponsor

Linode

Show Notes

[00:02:25] Nate asks Ron if his new company is using Rails like his
 last job. Ron explains how things like deploys are much easier …

Episode 5: Joined by Chris Oliver

March 19th, 2020

58:52

Panelists

Andrew Mason
 Nate Hopkins

Guest

Chris Oliver

Show Notes

[00:01:37] Chris talks about how he discovered Ruby and began
 developing with it. It started with him wanting to build websites.

[00:05:05] Active resource is …

Episode 4: Components, HAML vs ERB, and Design Systems

March 12th, 2020

53:49

Panelists

Ron Cooke
 Andrew Mason


Guest

None this week

Show Notes

[00:00:42] The guys discuss what they know about view component which
 is a component type library that GitHub was working on which was
 upstreamed into Rails …

Episode 3: HEY, Productivity, Turbolinks, and Meetings

March 5th, 2020

54:28

Sponsored By:

Linode

Panelists

Ron Cooke
 Nate Hopkins
 Andrew Mason

Guest

None this week

Show Notes

[01:32:15] Nate brings up Basecamp 3 and the new Hey! Menu, an email client competitor. Nate REALLY hopes it can replace Slack …

Episode 2: Editors, Pairing, RailsConf, and RPC

February 27th, 2020

50:16

Sponsored By:

Linode

Panelists

Ron Cooke
 Nate Hopkins
 Andrew Mason

Guest

None this week

Show Notes

[00:46:14] In this episode, Ron talks about “blending” with Python as he updates services to Python 3. Also, he talks about …

Episode 1: Hello, World!

January 13th, 2020

1:01:44


Sponsored By:


Panelists

Ron Cooke
Nate Hopkins
Andrew Mason

Guest

None this week

Show Notes

[00:00:00] In this episode, we’ll be digging deeper into the Ruby trends, how the Ruby conference went down, and how …

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