Ruby Rogues
Ruby Rogues
Top End Devs
A weekly discussion about Ruby, Rails, and software development involving the Top End Devs in the community and around the world.
Stimulus, Hotwire, and Turbo, Oh My! - RUBY 531
If you’re wondering how to make sense of all these frameworks, you’ve come to the right podcast. In this episode, the Rogues dive DEEP into the pros and cons of Stimulus, Hotwire, Turbo, React, Rails, and more; why certain communities are divided amongst each other (and how to fix it); and what tools you NEED to try in 2022. In This Episode This tendency in the Rails community that reveals why users are slow to try Hotwire What Charles learned from comparing React vs. Stimulus at his old job (and how Rails came to the rescue) Why those in the Java community are seeing React as a “blackhole that’s sucking up everything” (and why some of the Rogues disagree) Up and coming frameworks that you NEED to consider this year This ONE separation in Ruby that’s creating division in its community (and how we can fix it) Luke asks the REAL question: What can we do to reduce our JavaScript footprint? Sponsors Doximity Raygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trial Top End Devs Picks Charles- Vue component Stimulus post by Jared Reed Charles- Okta Charles- Gods Love Dinosaurs | Board Game | BoardGameGeek Charles- King of Tokyo | Board Game | BoardGameGeek Charles- “Let’s be understanding of each other. Reach out.” John- Stimulus components John- Cal.com | Open Scheduling Infrastructure Luke- Luke’s very own Turbo protocol Valentino- RubyExplorer Valentino- Ruby Conf 2021 videos on YouTube Sponsored By:Top End Devs: Learn to Become a Top 5% Developer. Join our community of ambitious and engaged programmers to learn how.Raygun : Raygun now offers a modern approach to error and performance monitoring. Start your 14-day free trial now.Doximity: Doximity's mission is to help Physicians save time to be able to provide better care for patients. They build secure and modern communication workflow and networking tools
Jan 19
1 hr 6 min
Commanding Your Command Line with Adam Gordon Bell - RUBY 530
Ready to COMMAND your command line? Then listen up! In this episode, the Ruby Rogues sit down with Adam Gordon Bell, a software developer and host of the CoRecursive podcast. The guys discuss the tools that every developer MUST know in 2022, what users of Jekyll and Ruby can expect this year, and why Adam believes that JQ will save you hours from Google and Stack Overflow. “I remember when I used to chase the “shiny new thing”, but now, I want to find the tools that last.” - Adam Gordon Bell In This Episode The tools that every developer MUST know in 2022 What Adam learned from chasing the “shiny new thing” (and how you can avoid making the same mistake) What people using Jekyll and Ruby can expect this year (spoiler: Elixir may make an appearance) Why Adam believes JQ will save programmers from digging through Google and Stack Overflow The “Grammarly for markdown files” that’ll help you speed up your flow and keep things neat and tidy Sponsors Doximity Top End Devs Coaching | Top End Devs Links CoRecursive Podcast - The Stories Behind The Code The Original Remote Developer With Paul Lutus Understanding AWK 6 Command Line Tools for Productive Programmers An Introduction to JQ Picks Adam- GitHub: auchenberg/volkswagen Charles- Family Business | Board Game | BoardGameGeek Charles- The Expanse Charles- Text Charles! (801) 877-3787 Dave- 6ft Butcher Block Dave- Grommet Hole USB Hub Luke- The Art of UNIX Programming Luke- Having a good chair Valentino- mess with dns! Valentino- Wizard Zines Valentino- Evil Martians Valentino- Thanos JS Special Guest: Adam Gordon Bell.Sponsored By:Coaching | Top End Devs: Do you want to level up your career? or go freelance? or start a podcast or youtube channel? Let Charles Max Wood Help You Achieve Your DreamsTop End Devs: Learn to Become a Top 5% Developer. Join our community of ambitious and engaged programmers to learn how.Doximity: Doximity's mission is to help Physicians save time to be able to provide better care for patients. They build secure and modern communication workflow and networking tools
Jan 12
1 hr 1 min
What's New in Rails 7 with Stefan Wienert - RUBY 529
With all this hype around Rails 7, how do you ACTUALLY use it? And is it better than its predecessors? In this episode, the Ruby Rogues sit down with Stefan Wienert, a software developer whose passion for Ruby and technical expertise speak for themselves. The group talks about how to avoid headaches in these new systems, the BEST way to encrypt your data, and plenty of details for navigating Ruby on Rails like you’ve always wanted to. _“You can jump in and fix it right away. It’s very dangerous and very powerful, so it’s great that they have this kind of gem. I’m really excited to about it.” Stefan_ In This Episode: Stefan’s perspective on cssbundling and jsbundling vs. webpacker Why importmaps is a viable alternative to the bundling combinations Have headaches with sprockets? Stefan tells you why The reason nodes may not be necessary in the future…if you do THIS correctly How you can implement AR encryption and keep your backups safe forever Sponsors Doximity Raygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trial Roundtable Picks: Darren’s Godot Free and Open Source game engine https://godotengine.org/ Valetino’s Reddit article “The Time is Right for Hotwire” Architecture Decision Records Chuck’s Marvel Legendary board game Dotcom Secrets Expert Secrets Traffic Secrets Think and Grow Rich Stefan’s trestle admin interface like ActiveAdmin, but less dependencies, lot of features, couple of relevant plugins (TinyMCE, JSONEditor, Sidekiq Dashboard), BS4 based theme i18n-tasks - Gem & cli for managing your config/locales/*.yml - Auto Sort, Auto “Route” keys, sync between locales, find unused, find untranslated, auto translate via Google Translate API Connect with Stefan: Github: zealot128 (Stefan Wienert) · GitHub Twitter @stefanwienertSpecial Guest: Stefan Wienert.Sponsored By:Raygun : Raygun now offers a modern approach to error and performance monitoring. Start your 14-day free trial now.Doximity: Doximity's mission is to help Physicians save time to be able to provide better care for patients. They build secure and modern communication workflow and networking tools
Jan 5
58 min
How VIte.js is Changing the Game with Máximo Mussini - RUBY 528
If you’re on the search for a robust, lightning-fast solution in your programming language, listen up. The roundtable sits down with Máximo Mussini, a software developer who’s passionate about integrating Ruby and Vte.js together to create something that’s both razor-sharp and freakishly easy to use. The lads discuss how powerful http2 is becoming, the easiest way to slash loading times and be more strategic with your page building, and why you NEED Vite.js’s incredible integration tools to stop playing around and get your pages up and soaring. “This set of new tools brings an on-demand mentality, which has a lot of benefits.” Máximo Mussini In This Episode: How http2 is changing the game with Javascript How Vite.js and Ruby are slashing reload times and keeping programmers in their flow Why you need Vite’s incredible integration capabilities to include any packages or files you can imagine The #1 benefit of Vite.js that’s changing how programmers are able to code, integrate packages, and get their applications up and running Roundtable Picks! Máximo’s: GitHub - ElMassimo/jumpstart-vite: ⚡️ Jumpstart a new Rails app with Vite.js + Turbo + Stimulus, and more https://chat.vitejs.dev/ 1 John’s Pathfinder: Wrath of The Righteous - https://wrath.owlcatgames.com/ Pick: StimulusJS - https://stimulus.hotwired.dev/ Valentino’s ES modules: A cartoon deep-dive – ES modules: A cartoon deep-dive - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog  Women on Rails Newsletter – https://womenonrails.substack.com/ Rails 7 adds in_order_of to queries – Rails 7 adds ActiveRecord::QueryMethods#in_order_of to return query results in a particular sequence | Saeloun Blog  Monads explained with cats – https://twitter.com/TartanLlama/status/1460608706048106501 Luke’s BCS and Chartered Engineer status https://www.bcs.org/ Rage clicks - what do they tell you about user behavior? - Understand your customers | MiSpecial Guest: Máximo Mussini .
Dec 21, 2021
1 hr 6 min
3 Fundamental Pillars You Need to Succeed as an Entrepreneur - BONUS
Get Lifetime Access to Mani's Entrepreneurship Pack and Book Club. Use coupon code "GREAT" Mani has summarized hundreds of business books that outline how to build, grow, and operate a business and he shares his expertise with Chuck and the listeners in this special episode. Chuck and Mani discuss what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. They talk about their businesses on a regular basis and Chuck's been getting a lot of requests for entrepreneurship help. He and Mani talk about the 3 primary things that add momentum to your business and help you keep the momentum up when setbacks come your way. Get Lifetime Access to Mani's Entrepreneurship Pack and Book Club. Use coupon code "GREAT"Special Guest: Mani Vaya.
Dec 16, 2021
1 hr 5 min
Ractors ft. Ivo Anjo - RUBY 527
Ivo Anjo joins the Rogues to discuss Ractors in Ruby and how they can be used. They're not actors as they appear in other languages. They communicate via message passing. Ivo clarifies several things about Ractors and what their powerful features and the understanding of what they do and how they work. Panel John EppersonValentino Stoll Guest Ivo Anjo Sponsors Top End DevsRaygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trialCoaching | Top End Devs Links  Ruby Ractor Experiments: Safe async communication - ivo's awfully random tech blog Unsafe Concurrent Ruby PatternsJRuby in production applications 1subscribe to my newsletter!Ivo Anjo.meTwitter: Ivo Anjo ( @KnuX ) Picks Ivo- Ruby Hacking Guide Ivo- Lone Echo II: Journey In Zero Gravity With Rift S | OculusJohn- bullet | RubyGems.org | your community gem hostJohn- RubyConf 2021Valentino- Creating a UDP server with Ruby Ractors Special Guest: Ivo Anjo.Sponsored By:Coaching | Top End Devs: Do you want to level up your career? or go freelance? or start a podcast or youtube channel? Let Charles Max Wood Help You Achieve Your DreamsRaygun : Raygun now offers a modern approach to error and performance monitoring. Start your 14-day free trial now.Top End Devs: Learn to Become a Top 5% Developer. Join our community of ambitious and engaged programmers to learn how.
Dec 15, 2021
1 hr 10 min
Bridgetown.rb ft Felipe Vogel - RUBY 526
This week the Rogues talk to Felipe Vogel about how he's using Bridgetown and pros of using it over Jekyll. Bridgetown is a modernized blogging and static site generator platform forked from Jekyll to provide updated capabilities and a webpack based JavaScript asset pipeline for more modern applications. It also expands up on the work done on JAMstack applications to provide Rubyists with a stable launchpad for their applications. For more on Bridgetown, listen to the November 2021 update and AMA by Bridgetown creator Jared White Panel Charles Max WoodDarren BroemmerValentino Stoll Guest Felipe Vogel Sponsors Top End DevsCoaching | Top End Devs Links Build a blog with BridgetownBuild a blog with Bridgetown - New Updategithub.com/fpsvogel/learn-ruby-and-cs 1The Era of Bridgetown v1 Has Begun. Welcome to the “Pearl”My first Rails app, Plain ReadingRuby for the self-taught developerFelipe Vogel: Rubyist in TrainingGitHub: Felipe Vogelf ( psvoge )Twitter: Felipe Vogel ( @fpsvogel ) Picks Charles- XeroCharles- Author | Top End DevsDarren- RUBY ON RAILS DEVELOPER Demographics And Statistics In The USFelipe- Bridgetown FundraisingValentino- letter_opener_web Special Guest: Felipe Vogel.Sponsored By:Coaching | Top End Devs: Do you want to level up your career? or go freelance? or start a podcast or youtube channel? Let Charles Max Wood Help You Achieve Your DreamsTop End Devs: Learn to Become a Top 5% Developer. Join our community of ambitious and engaged programmers to learn how.
Dec 8, 2021
59 min
MailCatcher ft. Samuel Cochran - RUBY 525
Samuel Cochran, creator and maintainer of MailCatcher joins the Rogues to discuss how he pulled EventMachine together with Ruby to build out MailCatcher. He goes into the maintenance and contributions that have come in over the years. He dives into changes that are being made and the stability of the project. Panel Charles Max WoodDarren BroemmerJohn EppersonValentino Stoll Guest Samuel Cochran Sponsors Top End DevsRaygun | Click here to get started on your free 14-day trialCoaching | Top End Devs Links mailcatcherBuildkiteasync gemrails 6.1’s new multi-database gearpgbouncer Horizontal sharding schema managementAvoiding integer overflows with zero downtimeRails · Ruby on RailsGitHub: Samuel Cochran ( sj26 )Twitter: Samuel Cochran ( @sj26 ) Picks Charles- Author | Top End DevsCharles- Shadow Hunters | Board Game | BoardGameGeekCharles- DuneDarren- EngineYard – PaaS Platform as a Service | PaaS SolutionJohn- Face MasksJohn- Laundry Detergent SheetsSamuel- async gemValentino- GitHub-Shopify/toxiproxy Special Guest: Samuel Cochran.Sponsored By:Coaching | Top End Devs: Do you want to level up your career? or go freelance? or start a podcast or youtube channel? Let Charles Max Wood Help You Achieve Your DreamsRaygun : Raygun now offers a modern approach to error and performance monitoring. Start your 14-day free trial now.Top End Devs: Learn to Become a Top 5% Developer. Join our community of ambitious and engaged programmers to learn how.
Dec 1, 2021
55 min
BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working
  Get the Black Friday/Cyber Monday "Double Your Productivity by 5pm Today" Deal Coupon Code: "DEEP" for a GIANT discount Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time. He has read hundreds of books that have taught him the secrets to getting more done by getting into this state. He starts by telling us how he was passed over for a promotion at Qualcomm in favor of someone younger and less experienced and how that inspired him to figure out what the other guy was doing differently. He learned that he needed to get more done with the time he was spending on his projects. The trick? Deep Work! Deep Work is the ability to spend uninterrupted, focused time on a task to bend your entire mind toward the goal. Other developers call it "Flow" or "the Zone." Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time. Get the Black Friday/Cyber Monday "Double Your Productivity by 5pm Today" Deal Coupon Code: "DEEP" for a GIANT discount
Nov 25, 2021
47 min
Mastering Hanami ft. Sebastian Wilgosz - RUBY 524
Sebastian Wilgosz joins the Rogues to discuss Hanami, a web framework for Rubyists. He discusses how it works and how it differs from other Ruby based web frameworks. He also discusses what's coming down the pipe and how to get started. Check out his website at https://hanamimastery.com Panel Charles Max WoodDarren Broemmer Guest Sebastian Wilgosz Sponsors Top End DevsCoaching | Top End Devs Links HanamiSebastian Wilgosz Twitter: Sebastian Wilgosz ( @sebwilgosz )Twitter: Hanami Mastery ( @HanamiMastery ) Picks Charles- Viscounts of The West KingdomCharles- Author | Top End DevsDarren- Developing Games With RubyDarren- DragonRuby | DragonRubySebastian- Polished Ruby Programming Special Guest: Sebastian Wilgosz.Sponsored By:Coaching | Top End Devs: Do you want to level up your career? or go freelance? or start a podcast or youtube channel? Let Charles Max Wood Help You Achieve Your DreamsTop End Devs: Learn to Become a Top 5% Developer. Join our community of ambitious and engaged programmers to learn how.
Nov 24, 2021
52 min
Load more