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Author: Jason Charnes, Chris Oliver, Andrew Mason

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Three Rubyists having conversations and interviewing others about Ruby and web development.
133 Episodes
Jason Joins Team HAML?

Jason Joins Team HAML?


[00:00:58] We start off by Andrew telling us he’s working in a weird area of the internet doing stuff with Adobe and the guys catch up on what’s going on in their lives. [00:07:59] It’s not a joke! Jason wants to talk about Haml, and how interested and excited he is to see they’re working on it again (you can certainly hear the cheering from Andrew). ☺ Andrew talks about Haml released their “roadmap” for what they want to do and how they’re trying to get some funds on Google sponsors. [00:09:55] Chris mentions went down this week and a bunch of people were tweeting about it. [00:15:39] Andrew has a networking question and wants to know if he took a local domain on his computer but have that accessible to his WIFI for example, he wonders if you could get access to this but nowhere else.  [00:22:42] Speaking of JavaScript, Chris mentions there’s some new enhancements to the Request.JS stuff that they talked about last week. [00:24:18] Andrew wonders if Turbo is more of a risk to use since the people that were building and maintaining Turbo have now moved on from basecamp. [00:33:51] We hear the CFP’s are open for RubyConf 2021 and RubyKaigi 2021 and you have to hear Andrew’s neurotic question he asks Jason. ☺[00:36:24] Jason and Chris chat about the visit they had with each other a few weeks ago and the events that took place, as well as some pretty funny stories shared that grossed Andrew out. Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Haml Become a sponsor to Haml-GitHibTweets about CookSet window.Turbo on import #280-GitHubAutomatically inserts Turbo Stream responses #6-GitHubRubyKaigi Takeout 2021RubyConf 2021
[00:00:50] Andrew fills us in on the Ruby Radar stuff and if anyone is interested in being a part of it or helping out you can reach out to him!  [00:03:25] Andrew tells us about using elink which is like a bookmarking tool.[00:05:03] Chris tells us about doing email work for the job board he wants to set up and we find out what happens since it’s been awhile that he did any CSS work in email.[00:07:32] Andrew explains what Maizzle does and how it works. [00:12:07] Chris tells us about Rails Request.JS which is a brand new Rails library.[00:16:13] We learn more about the WWW-Authenticate header.[00:23:42] Andrew talks about a really cool Web Component thing that Rails people like to use which is called Shoelace. He also mentions Lit and Bridgetown Quick Search plugin. [00:28:47] Andrew talks about working on multiple apps and building small web components to share that wraps all the JavaScript, and GitHub has a bunch of them such as <time> element.  Chris talks about Local Time gem from basecamp and Andrew mentions using Design Tokens. [00:33:06] Andrew talks about struggling this week with remote JavaScript form stuff because he hasn’t done it in a long time and he’s using some existing code that he doesn’t understand, and Chris shares some advice. [00:38:49] Chris brings up Rails 7 hoping it will be released soon, and he mentions the Rails scaffolds are not updates yet for using Hotwire and Andrew wonders if they are waiting for Webpacker 6 and he talks about issues with upgrading Webpacker 5 to 6 is a major version change.[00:48:25] There’s a bunch of new stuff happening in Ruby and Andrew tells us all the new releases. He also mentions writing about Turbo is a really great thing to do right now because a lot of people are “thirstin’ for some Turbo!” ☺[00:51:00] Chris talks about Jonathan Reinink, the “Inertia Guy,” and everything he’s doing primarily in the Laravel world and how everything is Rails compatible too. Andrew mentions a podcast he listened to on The Bike Shed with Jonathan talking to Chris Toomey about Inertia, and how it sold Andrew on using the library. [00:54:12] We end with Andrew telling us a bit more about the Ruby Radar newsletter which they are trying to make it very “snack-sized.” ☺Panelists:Chris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks: Ruby RadarRuby Radar TwitterelinkMaizzleRails Request.JSWWW-AuthenticateShoelaceLitBridgetown Quick Search plugin<time> element extensions-GitHubLocal Time-GitHubUniversal Tokens for Tailwind-GitHubDesign TokensAwesome Design Tokens-GitHubWebpacker 6 Series Articles-Andrew MasonThe Bike Shed Podcast-Episode 291: All Things Inertia.js with Jonathan Reinink
[00:00:49] Andrew tells us Brittany Martin released a great podcast episode with Evan Phoenix and Marty Haught, about behind the scenes of Railsconf, and a story about how a man’s submarine was running Ruby. [00:04:56] We hear about Andrew’s move and the crazy things that happened before he moved, which included his house catching on fire and finding a place to live in Arizona during a housing shortage, and his experience shopping for furniture at IKEA for the first time in his life! ☺[00:11:40] Andrew talks about smart home he lives in now, getting Raspberry Pi 3, and going all out Apple buying an iPad, TV, an HomePod mini. Also, Chris and Andrew talk about the Nanoleaf shape hexagon lights that they think are so cool.  [00:17:03] Chris and Andrew discuss what’s new in Ruby on Rails land, and newsletters are discussed.  Andrew tells us about Inoreader that he’s a huge fan of!  He also announces a newsletter that he’s doing with Collin Jilbert called, Ruby Radar. [00:24:14] Some other news in the Rails world, we find out although there are no signs of when Rails 7 is shipping, there is at least some nice summaries of what’s changed, and Chris and Andrew discuss the improvements. [00:30:35] Andrew brings up a Tweet that was on the Ruby on Rails account and a question about which debugging drop in do you use. Chris talks about Crystal and checking out LuckyCasts videos.  [00:36:18] Chris tells us he just merged the Turbo Native registration into Jumpstart and the Swift iOS app. [00:39:22] Andrew brings up a previous episode with Joe Masilotti, where he talked about iOS related stuff, that’s worth listening to if you haven’t yet.[00:42:07] We find out that RubyConf 2021 is happening this November in-person! Panelists:Chris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks: Ruby on Rails Podcast-Episode 372: The Railsconf 2021 Story with Marty Haught and Evan PhoenixLucky Raspberry Pi 3Apple iPadApple TVApple HomePod miniNanoleaf Shapes Hexagon Smarter KitInoreaderRuby RadarRuby on Rails TwitterLuckyCastsRemote Ruby Podcast-Episode 127-“Building iOS apps using Hotwire/Turbo” with Joe MasilottiRubyConf 2021
[00:03:26] CJ tells us about himself and what he does at Stripe.[00:07:18] We learn about two different paths and what Stripe does beyond card payments.[00:09:21] Chris wonders since CJ knows Ruby, if he ends up doing every language and every front-end framework too. Chris talks about using Sinatra as well.[00:12:48] CJ asks Chris how much Swift code he had to write or if he was using SwiftUI for his newly released iOS app for Jumpstart. [00:15:32] CJ helps Chris out with how he can do payment stuff for iOS versus the web with Stripe, and he tells us new things that are coming up with Stripe very soon. [00:16:52] Chris brings up the publishable key and then tells us about TurboBridge and what it does.  [00:23:13] CJ fills us in on confirming Webhooks on web or mobile, and how you can automate fulfillment the same way, and he tells us about a demo he is working on right now with a payment method type called OXXO, which is a voucher-based payment type. [00:25:26] Find out about some other types of payment methods that are not credit card based or voucher based. [00:29:54] There’s something new coming soon about Elements, but for now CJ tells us how to currently set up Elements in Stripe.  Jason shares a story when he migrated one of his side projects and did some custom Elements stuff, issues he had with tax rates, and he wonders if things might change with the TaxJar acquisition. [00:35:29] An exciting announcement is made about a new product Stripe is launching called Payment Links and CJ explains how it works.[00:39:07] There is a Stripe Sessions free conference happening in June, and CJ tells us where to go to sign up.[00:43:10] Find out where you can follow CJ online.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverGuest:CJ AvillaSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:CJ Avilla WebsiteCJ Avilla LinkedinCJ Avilla TwitterCJ Avilla YouTube-Screencasts for Web DevelopersOXXO Voucher PaymentSinatraStripe ElementsStripe Sessions 
Joined by Jason Swett

Joined by Jason Swett


[00:05:33] Jason introduces himself and tells us what he does. [00:06:48] Jason defines what a service object is and how he views them, and then asks the guys if they use service objects and what comes to mind when they hear the term service objects. [00:11:45] We find out about a blog post that Jason wrote recently that he tells us about. [00:13:49] Chris talks about good complicated examples are the hardest to come up with, and Jason tells us about a challenge he had with cases in his own work and he addresses something Chris said about testing. [00:17:01] We hear Jason’s hypothesis as to why service objects are so popular.[00:22:48] Chris tells us about an app that he made that supports sub domains and custom domains, and he talks about Basecamp open source Name of Person gem and what it does. [00:27:14] Jason talks about some distractions that they’ve come up in their app.[00:30:51] A great point is brought up by Jason about paying close attention to the names of things in Rails you will notice everything is made out of objects. [00:32:29] An obstacle to learning about this stuff is that Rails itself obscures a lot, so Jason shares some recommendations on how to get through it.[00:35:47] We learn more about Jason’s newest book he released on testing called, “The Complete Guide to Rails Testing.” (use code REMOTERUBY for an awesome discount!) [00:39:48] If the testing stuff sounds interesting to you and you want a sample of what Jason’s teaching, go to and get a little guide that he put together that helps you get started.  [00:40:38] Find out where you can follow Jason online.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverGuest:Jason SwettSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Jason Swett TwitterJason Swett LinkedinCode with JasonThe Rails with Jason PodcastThe Complete Guide to Rails Testing by Jason Swett (50% off with code REMOTERUBY)Name of
[00:00:49] What an interesting week for Andrew! Find out exactly what happened to him and all about his “concerns” he had at work. [00:07:41] Chris was on Twitter this week talking about maybe bringing back “Rails Rumble” and he would love to make it happen but would need help. [00:12:20] We find out if anyone has participated in a Hackathon before. Chris and Jason talk about one time they tried to have their own Hackathon and what happened.[00:18:27] Andrea, the “Caddy Expert,” tells us all about Caddy and how Caddy 2 has the built in API. [00:22:21] Andrea talks about a “proof of concept” she put together instead of using an API.[00:24:53] Andrew wonders if Caddy is just a replacement for NGINX and Chris explains. He also mentions that Caddy is like NGNIX on steroids. ☺ [00:28:53] Chris tells us what Passenger does, and Andrea shares something about Passenger.[00:31:50] We learn more about Andrea’s Hotwire course, and she shares her opinions on good case uses for Hotwire or StimulusReflex. [00:37:35] Andrea tells us the biggest confusion with a lot of people who have gone through her course.[00:38:39] Andrea announces there is a link to her course as well as Jason’s course, and you should check them both out. Andrea also announces she is giving a 15% discount on her course for Remote Ruby listeners!  ☺[00:39:08] We end with Chris announcing the launch of the Hotwire iOS template for Jumpstart Pro, which is going to be pretty sweet.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonGuest:Andrea FomeraSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Andrea Fomera WebsiteLearn Hotwire by Building a Forum-Course by Andrea FomeraInteractive Rails with StimulusReflex- Course by Jason CharnesRails RumbleCaddyMicrosoft Vista Speech Recognition Tested- Perl ScriptingJumpstart Pro iOSPassengerNGINX
[00:01:59] Jason tells us about WNB.rb, which is a new virtual community for women and non-binary Rubyists to get involved in. [00:03:23] Joe tells us all about himself and what he does. [00:05:08] We learn how it was in the early days when Joe was just using the Turbolinks version. [00:09:20] Joe tells us things he’s built in the past especially when people are trying to convert their app to mobile.[00:13:48] JavaScript Bridge is talked about, how to use it, and how Joe learned about it.[00:19:48] Joe explains Progressive Enhancement. [00:22:51] Joe touches on the concept of the Path Configuration and he explains what it does.[00:29:39] Find out Joe’s thoughts on Authentication. Do we have to do OAuth and all that? Joe and Chris also mention the Turbo Failure App and the Turbo Native App.[00:36:52] Jason asks Joe if he’s had any trouble with the App store in terms of approval processes.[00:38:54] Chris wonders if you do payments, will you have to use Stripes Mobile SDK instead of the web version or do you have to go through the App store payments.[00:41:06] Joe tells us the process of when you build your app and get it working, how to test it on your phone and submit it to the app store. He mentions using TestFlight and using a Ruby gem called fastlane.[00:46:08] Joe talks about Android and how a lot of the same approaches from iOS will apply for your Android. [00:49:58] Find out where you can follow Joe on the internet.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonGuest:Joe MasilottiSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Joe Masilotti TwitterJoe Masilotti Websitejoe@masilotti.comWNB.rb Twitter“Multiple Device support with Request Variants in Rails” by Chis Oliver (GoRails)“Hybrid iOS apps with Turbo-Part 4: The JavaScript bridge” by Joe MasilottiSF Symbols 2“Hybrid iOS apps with Turbo-Part 5: Native authentication” by Joe MasilottifastlaneTestFlight
[00:02:05] We learn how RailsConf 2021 was from Chris, and Andrew makes an announcement that he’s moving out of state and something about always wanting to be a trucker. ☺ [00:07:45] Chris fills us in on what he talked about at RailsConf 2021, which was on Action Text, Turbo, and ActionMailbox.[00:10:51] Jason tells us about using Action Text and what happened.  Chris and Andrew chat more about Action Text, Trix, and Markdown Editor.[00:14:34] Turbo Native is brought up and Chris talks about working on the iOS wrapper for Jumpstart Pro. He also brings up a screencast he just did for GoRails on Request Variants for templates for phones and tablets.[00:22:45] Jason mentions working on a side project and how it’s going, using Render, and how Andrea wrote a blog post about it.[00:28:38] We learn more about Caddy 2 and Chris tells us something he built a few weeks ago with job boards using Caddy. [00:34:20] Andrew mentions his company is hiring so check the link below if you want to work with him! Chris and Andrew also talk about the need for juniors at companies.[00:38:02] Jason is excited to hear the new version of Hatchbox and Chris explains about how SSL has been the toughest parts of it.  [00:40:49] Chris talks about Heroku, how it’s starting to show its age, and how they really need to have HTTP2.[00:43:55] Find out about one of the guys who bought Jumpstart Pro and a pull request he made to improve the Docker file there. [00:47:55] Chris mentions there was no rumblings about Rails 7.0 at RailsConf 2021. Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Render“How to Deploy Ruby on Rails to” by Andrea FomeraSenior Ruby Developer Job PostingJumpstart ProCaddy 2Trix-GitHubGoRails Screencast by Chris Oliver- “Multiple Device support with Request Variants in Rails.”
After Jason talked about his side project last week, he tells us he had to abandon Stripe checkout and did something else instead, and Chris announced he just did a Stripe Checkout video for GoRails this week. Joining us on today’s episode, we have Joel Hawksley, an Engineer at GitHub and creator of ViewComponent. We learn what ViewComponents are, how Joel came up with the idea, and his latest experiment and vision for it, which is a big one. Joel tells us some ideas he has for Cuprite, and Andrew talks about how Percy is a nice tool to use. Also, for those of you who haven’t used the components library or maybe haven’t started thinking about building Rails apps in terms of components, Joel is here to help answer some questions Andrew has for him.  [00:03:23] Joel tells us about himself and what he does at GitHub.[00:05:38] Find out what ViewComponents are and how Joel came up with this idea.[00:09:38] Jason wonders if there are any experiments that Joel has tried that didn’t work out with ViewComponent or things that were experiments that were really successful.  [00:10:52] Joel fills us in on his latest experiment and his vision for it.[00:16:33] Joel tells us about generating the styled component in React inline and he brings up a problem with view caching with styled components where he needs help from people.[00:21:12] Andrew talks about a gnarly Tailwind class he did.[00:22:52] Joel fills us in on some cool things they started experimenting with.  He also mentions looking at Cuprite and having some wild ideas for it.[00:24:56] Andrew and Joel chat about using Percy.[00:29:36] Andrew asks Joel when to reach for the partial over the component.[00:31:01] Since the last time they talked, Joel said that they had a lot of success in building components out of smaller components, and Andrew wants to know if this is still the case.[00:32:16] Learn more about using partial components.[00:33:39] Find out what Joel thinks makes a good component. [00:38:30] Andrew asks Joel if some cool things he’s seen with ViewComponents that other people have done.[00:41:00] Jason wonders if Joel has any predictions and where does he think this is going. [00:43:34] Joel chats about parallels in between the JavaScript and the CSS space.[00:46:09] Jason brings up ViewComponent and a PR that was opened to get it into Rails, and then he found out that it isn’t going to be put into Rails, and Joel explains in depth the reason behind this.  [00:51:09] RailsConf 2021 is coming up and Joel tells us what he’ll be talking about.[00:55:17] Find out where you can follow Joel online.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonGuest:Joel HawksleySponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Joel Hawksley Website The Ruby Blend Podcast-Episode 9: ViewComponent at GitHub with Joel HawksleyStripe Checkout in Rails with the Pay gem by Chis OliverReact on Rails-GitHubCSS encapsulation #677-GitHubStyled componentsCSS Modules-GitHubPrimer ViewComponentsCuprite-GitHubPercyRailsConf 2021
[00:01:51] Jason tells us he’s been on “bug rotation” at Podia this week and he shares how they do it.[00:05:53] Chris explains how he was working on some Rewardful stuff.[00:08:00] Jason announces Andrea Fomera has released her Hotwire course and some great things that have happened with that.  [00:12:05] Jason tells us about a new side project he’s been working on which is an E-commerce platform for physical goods aimed towards print shops. He picks Chris’s brain about payment gotchas he’s come across.[00:16:48] The guys chat about Stripe and Stripe Connect.[00:22:03] Chris asks Jason if he’s using OAuth connection or the Account linking and explains why he finds it very convenient. [00:23:55] Chris talks about the different complexities in marketplaces.[00:26:23] Paddle, which is built on top of Stripe, is explained by Chris. [00:27:52] Chris explains the differences in Stripe and Braintree. [00:29:28] Jason shares he’s had a lot of edge cases lately, explains what’s been going on, and Chris helps him out.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Learn Hotwire by Building a Forum by Andrea FomeraRewardfulStripeStripe ConnectPaddleBraintree
[00:03:19] Andrew starts us off with a funny story starting with having some discrepancies on staging and locally and using redirect back method. [00:06:52] Chris and Andrew dive into discussing Leftpad.[00:12:05] Chris brings up the fiasco that went down on Twitter with mimemagic dependency and Andrew explains it.  [00:18:39] We learn about a new version of Rails that was just released, and Chris mentions the mimemagic gem has 110 million downloads! Andrew gives a shout-out to Jon Wood.[00:23:06] Andrew talks about licenses being hard to understand and about GPL (General Public License) packages that you may have in your app and not know about.[00:24:43] Chris tells us about fiddling with fixing some tests and things. [00:27:35] Vendor gem is explained by Andrew, and Chris shares a story about using legacy code.[00:32:38] Chris announces he finished his RailsConf 2021 talk after spending about forty hours working on it, he tells us more about the schedule of events, and how it’s going to be better than last year.[00:36:46] Chris and Andrew reminisce about missing the in-person conferences and just being able to hang out with everybody. Andrew tells us there are a ton of Ruby meetups virtually happening, not a lot are U.S. based, but anyone can join them, and he will be speaking at one soon. [00:37:58] Chris is doing a Q&A on day three of RailsConf 2021, and you can ask him your burning question about how cool Jason is! ☺ Chris also mentions to not miss Aaron Patterson’s talk.[00:41:33] Chris mentions we have this sort of revival of everything right now and how Rails 7 is slated for RailsConf and Webpacker 6 is coming out as well.[00:42:30] Andrew talks about how he wrote a comprehensive article on upgrading Webpack 6 and he tells us what happened.  Chris talks about doing a tuple the other day and he asks Andrew if he ran into the issue with the content hash being missing in Webpack 6. Panelists:Chris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Jon Wood TwitterRailsConf 2021mimemagic 0.4.3Dependency on mimemagic 0.3.x no longer valid-GitHubYanked 0.3x breaks Rails install-GitHubGNU General Public License, version 2Mimemagic Dependency graph-GitHubWepacker 6: Upgrade Guide by Andrew MasonMissouri DMV
[00:01:45] Fred gives us a brief introduction of what he’s working on these days.[00:03:50] Fred did a conference talk about the Third Age of JavaScript and he tells us what it is.[00:07:07] Andrew asks Fred to explain what ESM is and modules.  [00:10:53] We learn about using Skypack when Andrew brings up about not having to run NPM install on your local machine. [00:14:30] Chris wonders if there is a use for Babel still in the ESM world or not.[00:16:37] We find out more about Snowpack. [00:21:13] Andrew gives an example how he used Snowpack. [00:23:00] Andrew asks Fred to talk about any issues that he’s seen as people try to transition away from Webpack to Snowpack. [00:30:21] Fred fills us in about his team at Snowpack and Skypack. Andrew asks him what the differences are in a package that you would require from a script versus an ESM available package.[00:34:00] Andrew wonders if Fred can tell him what the exports field in a package JSON is because he has no idea what it is.[00:38:16] Fred tells us what we get with the service side rendering stuff they’ve been working on. [00:42:03] Andrew asks Fred if he thinks the web is every going to adopt a universal bundler now that ESM is fully specked out, or are we always going to be in the situation where if you need it you’re going to have to find it somewhere.[00:47:27] We learn one last important thing from Andrew and Fred about using Babel and bundling with Snowpack, and where you can follow Fred online.  Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonGuest:Fred SchottSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Fred Schott TwitterFred Schott WebsiteSnowpack TwitterSkypack TwitterThe Third Age of JavaScript by Shawn@SWYX SkypackSnowpackCascadiaJS 2020-Snowpack, Webpack and the Third Age of JavaScript with Fred Schott
[00:01:00] The guys chat about what happened this week in their lives, getting COVID vaccines, and Chris trying to get a title transferred on an old car.[00:10:57] Andrew poses a question to Jason and Chris which has to do with Delegated Types. Chris and Jason have a discussion about using it.[00:17:13] Chris mentions pagination being a problem and how querying and then merging could work. After having the discussion, Andrew says it all makes sense to him.  [00:22:14] Jason tells us about a pretty gnarly JSONB data migration he had to write this week. [00:24:16] Chris tells us he got his RailsConf talk approved and what it’s about.[00:26:19] Andrew asks the guys for advice on what their process is on building a course because he started to make a VS course for Rails and he’s trying to figure out a system. Is it a HAML course?[00:32:46 Andrew asks Jason’s advice about the right time to register for Podia.[00:38:21] Since Andrew is in the process of making his course, Jason tells Andrew since he’s a VS code user, he would love to see something tailored towards Ruby developers.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerJob Openings:SpectoraSpectora-Full Stack Developer (Ruby on Rails/JavaScript) WantedLinks:Active Record-Delegated TypesGiphy-Achievement HunterRailsConf 2021Chris' Railsconf talk
[00:04:17] Chris asks the guys if they submitted a talk to RailsConf 2021. Andrew tells us about a virtual talk at a meetup he’s giving in June.[00:08:53] Chris tells us about something he helped start a long time ago called LaunchCode.[00:11:58] Find out what Chris’s submission to RailConf 2021 is on. [00:16:54] Chris helps Andrew understand Turbo better.  [00:25:40] Jason talks about wondering what it would be like to shove turbo into React Native since he’s built stuff in it. Chris shares his ideas. [00:28:11] Andrew asks Chris if you can use Turbo to build a PWA. Jason tells us about a PWA he built once.[00:31:15] Jason brings up htmx and asks the guys if they are familiar with it. [00:35:26] The guys chat about JSON and another version of it.[00:37:21] Andrew talks about how he put Turbo on is website since he was rebuilding it. He was also wondering in Rails7 if they are going to remove Rails UJS, and if so, that is going to majorly change the upgrade or the feasibility of the upgrade as well. Chris shares some ideas.[00:41:28] Andrew explains how DHH talked about if you’re building libraries, TypeScript is awesome, and also mentions a book by Noel Rappin. [00:45:38] Andrew and Chris talk about the importance of learning to write better Ruby to solve problems.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:RailsConf 2021LaunchCodeAction Mailbox Turbo-GitHubhtmx-GitHubReact Native-GitHubTypeScript-GitHubJSON5Modern Front-End Development for Rails: Webpacker, Stimulus, and React By Noel Rappin (Pre-order) 
[00:01:40] Mike tells us about himself, what he was doing before he started Sidekiq, and what led in the idea of him starting it.[00:03:46] Jason asks Mike if he thinks a lot of thread safe code in our ecosystem came from just people adopting Sidekiq, and when he started Sidekiq did he have plans of it becoming paid tiers or was it purely an open source project at the time.[00:06:07] When he moved to the open core model, Mike tells us if he had both the pro and enterprise license at one time or if it was there just one license. [00:08:35] Jason asks Mike when you’re searching for things about Sidekiq, and you see other libraries that aren’t from Sidekiq, but they’re Sidekiq dash and its open source versions, does he ever feel like that is an issue for his business.[00:10:50] Mike explains how Active Job plays into all of this for him. [00:15:55] Mike tells us where Faktory came from, what it is, and would it be any use to Ruby Developers to choose over Sidekiq. He also tells us how the adoption of it has been compared to Sidekiq.[00:19:37] Jason brings up an experiment Mike did awhile back with Sidekiq and Crystal, and he was wondering how that went and if he still has interest in it. [00:25:54] Mike shares with us how he turned Sidekiq and Faktory into his full-time gig and the economics around it. [00:33:05] Chris mentions always looking up to Mike after reading his blog posts, and Chris realizing his dream what he wanted to do and Mike shares advice with him as well.[00:34:39] Chris and Mike talk about writing blog posts, building gems, and building trust in a lot of different ways. Mike also mentions how important teaching is to build trust. They mention Jeremy Evans and Andrew Kane as widely trusted people in the Ruby community. [00:37:47] Andrew and Mike explain what Sidekiq is.  Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonGuest:Mike PerhamSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Mike Perham TwitterMike Perham WebsiteSidekiqFaktoryJeremy Evans-GitHubAndrew Kane-GitHub
[00:02:42] Andrew does a follow up from last week when he talked about moving and archiving repos and he gives an update. Jason tells us problems they’ve had with Dependabot.[00:05:36] We learn about Andrew perfecting a gem release workflow and using Conventional Commits.[00:09:43] Chris was busy this week and he tells us about a live stream he did with Freek Van der Herten, who created an app called Ray. [00:13:15] Find out about the product streaming Chris did with and how he did a zoom call to talk about job boards and domaining with Jon Hainstock and Peter Askew. Peter is famous for the domain he bought, which is an interesting story you really need to read about. Jason and Chris talk about job postings for junior developers.  [00:16:04] Chris tells us what kind of job boards he’s wanting to do, and Jason and Andrew talk about job postings and some within their companies as well. Andrew shares a story of how he was hired as an intern at his company which he thought was a great way to start, and how companies should hire juniors.  [00:22:42] Andrew stresses how teaching others is how you learn the best, which is why hiring juniors is a benefit, and Chris shares his thoughts as well. [00:27:42] Andrew asks the guys if they heard about the “Dependency Confusion” attack that was going around on the Interwebs this week and talks about a GitHub blog article that explains how to prevent this with NPM. [00:31:36] Andrew talks about Diffend, a free service to help make sure your Ruby dependencies are secure.[00:32:15] Jason tells us he finished the course and launched it so go buy it!  Chris and Jason discuss about making videos, re-recording, and editing them.[00:41:06] Jason explains to us what a recurring rotation does.[00:47:08] Chris gives us information if you want to join in on CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Fix gem name in release action-andrewmcodes-GitHub Conventional CommitsRelease Please Action-GitHubCreating a Ruby gem for Ray-LiveStream with Freek Van der Herten and Chris OliverDebug with Ray to fix problems faster=GitHubAvoiding npm substitution attacks-The GitHub Blog3 Ways to Mitigate Risk When Using Private Package Feeds-Microsoft Azure“Dependency Confusion: How I Hacked Into Apple, Microsoft and Dozens of Other Companies,” by Alex BirsanDiffend.io12in12.ioInteractive Rails with StimulusReflex-Jason Charnes courseDeep South Ventures- “I sell onions on the Internet”-Peter Askew
[00:00:22] The guys share stories of things that happened to them this past week.[00:06:30] Jason announces he got all his testing videos done for his course and it pushed him to do more work on the StimulusReflex testing library. [00:09:25] Chris asks the guys if they knew of a library that has test helpers for both frameworks.  [00:12:22] Jason tells us his testimonials are done and he’s hit a weird spot with the app being a little bit incomplete, and he’s thinking about making a video.[00:14:20] Jason talks about when he’ll launch the video since he just has two left. Chris announced the OmniAuth 2.0 course is out and what happened. [00:17:08] Jason and Chris talk about issues with recording videos for courses.[00:21:00] Chris explains about saving and resurrecting madmin. [00:29:14] Chris tells us about the “12 in 12” project that was released this week, made popular by Pieter Levels years ago.[00:31:22] Andrew talks about cleaning up projects, tying up loose ends, and how his GitHub is a mess and what he wants to do to clean it up.  He asks Jason and Chris for advice on what he can do to clean up his GitHub. [00:37:55] Andrew mentions not being able to find a single product online to help manage your GitHub repos, but he has used something called GitHub Unwatch, which is a Heroku app that has helped. Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Interactive Rails with Stimulus Reflex Course by Jason CharnesStimulusReflex Testing-GitHubAction Cable Testing-GitHubGitHub Bulk UnwatcherOmniAuth URLs
[00:01:43] The guys chat about callbacks. [00:04:46] Chris tells us about the new course he did, “Ruby on Rails for Beginners.”[00:08:58] Andrew asks Chris if he actually talked to people who are newer in Rails to figure out about the pry or if he had a sense of it because of where he’s at in the community. [00:11:57] Jason hints at wanting to make a course on SQL for Active Record for Rails Developers, which gets Chris and Andrew excited.  [00:14:22] Chris mentions how he put up a bare bones site that needed some examples for better[00:16:48] Jason spills the beans about rebuilding their site editor. Andrew wonders what specifically wasn’t working in StimulusReflex for him and what prompted him to rely more heavily on CableReady. [00:23:36] Andrew tells us a “fun fact,” and he asks Jason what he thinks is the coolest part about the new editor and how is he adding Webpacker.[00:27:43] Chris talks about fiddling with madmin and using Skypak. Andrew tells us all the things you can do with Skypak. [00:32:08] Andrew and Chris talk about Snyk, a security company.[00:33:07] Chris announces that Heroku now has a license for Rails LTS to test against old Rails versions for the Ruby Buildpack.[00:33:34] Chris talks about an issue he dove into with turbo that came up on the GoRails community. [00:37:17] We end with Jason announcing the release date of his final StimulusReflex course. Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:“Ruby on Rails for Beginners” by Chris OliverBaseDashSkypack Docs-Pinned URLs (Optimized)SnykSnyk gemfileSnyk-ruby-semverRemote Ruby Podcast- Episode 115 with David Heinemeier Hansson
[00:01:50] Brian tells us what he does and how he got into Rails.[00:04:15] We learn about Brian’s company, Audience Ops, and ProcessKit, which is a SaaS product that he’s been working on.[00:05:40] Jason is curious to know what it was like for Brian to build his first product on WordPress. Also, he talks about learning Rails to build SaaS apps. [00:11:58] Brian tells us about building Sunrise KPI in Ruby.[00:13:28] Chris is curious to know if Brian’s designer focus makes him a little bit more meticulous.[00:16:29] ProcessKit is explained since it’s Brian’s biggest project that he’s worked on. He tells us what it is, what it does, and all the things he’s learned since he started building it. [00:22:40] Chris asks Brian if he uses RSpec, MiniTests, and System Tests. [00:26:11] Brian tells us all about his new launch, Thready, a tool for drafting and publishing Twitter threads.  [00:33:07] Chris mentions DHH’s new post on the Tailwinds CSS for Rails gem.[00:38:43] Brian tells us where we can find him online.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverAndrew MasonGuest:Brian CaselSponsor:HoneybadgerLinks:Brian Casel TwitterBrian Casel LinkedinAudience OpsSunrise KPIProcessKitBootstrapped Web PodcastThreadyTailwind CSS for Rails-GitHub
[00:00:41] Chris and Jason tell us what they’ve been working on with Hotwire and StimulusReflex. [00:03:19] Tobias tells us all about himself and what he does at Makandra.     [00:05:04] Tobias explains to us the idea behind Rails LTS, why it was created, and what it does for people. He talks about a Tweet by Patrick McKenzie. [00:08:08] Chris asks Tobias if it’s hard to maintain all that stuff or even just keeping an eye on the security vulnerabilities, and if he can monitor the newer versions of Rails or if they are not necessarily relevant to the older Rails. He also tells us if Rails 5.2 will be a new Rails LTS version that he’ll maintain.[00:11:07] Chris wonders if Tobias has to regularly fork other things around Rails to support older apps in order to maintain those too. He also tells us about maintaining Ruby versions too.[00:17:17] Chris asks Tobias if his company is helping people upgrade from Rails LTS to a new version if you want to make the investment. [00:20:50] Jason asks Tobias if his company has a significant amount of people that still come in with these projects to be supported.[00:21:53] We learn when Tobias got started in Rails and if his company does any other work other than Ruby on Rails. [00:28:09] The guys chat about TypeScript and JavaScript.Panelists:Jason CharnesChris OliverGuest:Tobias KrazeLinks:MakandraRails LTS “If Your Business Uses Rails 2.3 You Need To Move To A Supported Option ASAP,” by Patrick McKenzieHotwire for RailsInteractive Rails with StimulusReflex course with Jason Charnes
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