Rails with Jason Podcast

Taking a break - see you in 2020

Taking a break from releasing episodes for a few weeks.

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024 - Michael Hartl, Author of The Ruby on Rails Tutorial

I talk with Michael about various miscellaneous topics including evolution, Stephen Hawking, Tau (a number equal to two times pi), Michael’s time in Y Combinator, and Michael’s experience developing the Ruby on Rails Tutorial.

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023 - Rails and Docker with Julian Fahrer

In this episode, Julian Fahrer and I talk about using Docker with Rails.

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022 - Talking Raspberry Pi with Colleen Schnettler

In this episode, Colleen Schnettler and I discuss Raspberry Pi, ship valves, freelancing, programming with kids, and Colleen's new Rails screencast series.

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021 - Nate Hopkins, Co-Founder of CodeFund

In this episode, Nate Hopkins of CodeFund joins me for a conversation about early-2000s JavaScript, Nate’s OSS project StimulusReflex, and the aforementioned CodeFund, an open-source funding platform.

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020 - Rails Upgrades with Ernesto Tagwerker

Ernesto is back and this time we're talking upgrading Rails, speaking at conferences, how to find freelancing clients, and how to assess code quality.

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019 - Charles Nutter and Tom Enebo, Co-Leads of the JRuby Project

Charles and Tom, co-leads of the JRuby project, explain what JRuby is, how it works and who it’s for. Our guests also patiently answer Jason’s numerous and excruciatingly fine-grained questions. Charles and Jason also discuss their respective endeavors for spicy food during their international travels.

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018 - Andrew Culver, Creator of Bullet Train

Andrew and I got together to discuss his software Bullet Train, service objects, POROs, and the value of code testability.

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017 Benedikt Deicke, Co-Founder of Userlist

On today's episode, Benedickt Deicke and I discuss Ember + Rails as an architecture choice, starting a software project from scratch, some of our past failed business attempts.

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016 - Richard Schneeman

Richard Schneeman and I discuss his job with Heroku, rate limiting, inventions, refrigeration, peas, and the overlaps between mechanical engineering and coding.

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015 - Mike Perham, Creator of Sidekiq

Me and Mike discuss, among other things, good use cases for Sidekiq, deploying Sidekiq to production, and side topics like what the JVM is and what threads are.

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014 - A Completely Unfocused and Utterly Mind-Blowing Conversation with Noah Gibbs

Noah and I got together for a conversation about his book Rebuilding Rails and then immediately digressed into a series of fascinating rabbit holes about the history of coding and computers themselves.

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013 - Rails Performance with Nate Berkopec

I talk with Nate Berkopec about common Rails performance issues. Nate also explains what the heck threads and connection pools are.

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012 - Transitioning from Freelance to Products with Mike Buckbee

Mike Buckbee, founder of Expedited Security returns and we discuss how we transitioned from freelance work to building our own products.

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011 - Two Docker Noobs Talk About Docker - with Andrew Mason

In this episode I drag my friend Andrew Mason through a long, rambling, undisciplined discussion of a number of things including me and Andrew's respective experiences with Docker.

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010 - Vim Tips with Trae Robrock

Trae Robrock returns and we share our favorite tips, tricks, and plugins for working in Vim.

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009 - Freelancing and Entrepreneurship as a Programmer with Mike Buckbee

Mike Buckbee, founder of Expedited Security, and I talk about our how we approach entrepreneurship, what we've learned, and why you shouldn't listen to our advice.

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008 - Maintaining Large Rails Applications with Ernesto Tagwerker

In this episode, Ernesto Tagwerker and I discuss how we approach working on large Rails applications, methods for writing useful tests in a large application setting, and we extend an invitation to join us for some Nashville hot chicken in August at Southeast Ruby.

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007 - How to Find a Job with Charles Max Wood

Charles Max Wood and I discuss how to create, grow, and leverage the relationships you need to get the work you want as a programmer.

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006 - Me and Trae Robrock Share Our Favorite Debugging Tips

Me and Trae Robrock share all our favorite debugging tips.

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005 - Vladimir Dementyev and I Discuss Contributing to Rails

Vladimir Dementyev and I discuss the hows, whens, and whys of contributing to Rails and other open source projects.

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004 - Webpacker with Prathamesh Sonpatki, Director at BigBinary

Prathamesh Sonpatki and I discuss what Webpack and Webpacker are and how to use Webpack to manage JavaScript in Rails.

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003 - Rails Security with Frank Rietta

Today, Frank Rietta and I discuss common application vulnerabilities from the OWASP Top Ten and basic steps you can take to secure your Rails code as part of your development process.

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002 - Stimulus and Webpacker with Noel Rappin

In today's episode, I talk to developer and author Noel Rappin about Webpack, Webpacker, and Stimulus.

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001 - Ben Orenstein, Co-Founder of Tuple

On my premiere episode, I talk with Ben Orenstein about refactoring, forms in Rails, the pros and cons of inheritance, levels of abstraction, and ActiveRecord callbacks.

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