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Benchmark Ruby Code

Episode #262 10-4-2020 free

It's easy to accidentally write slow code in our applications. In this episode, we look at how we can benchmark our code and examples of some methods which are slower than others.

Apple Silicon Developer Transition Kit

Episode #253 8-2-2020 free

First look at the upcoming Apple Silicon processor and what it will be like for us Ruby Developers. Honestly, I wish that it was a better experience. However, with macOS Big Sur being beta and the DTK not being the final consumer hardware, there's still hope yet.

Contributing to a Gem

Episode #240 5-3-2020 free

So, you've been using a gem for some time and you've either discovered that the gem isn't working correctly or that you want to start contributing to the gem itself. Sometimes this can be an overwhelming task. In this episode, we look at the basic processes for contributing to a gem.

Emojis from Scratch

Episode #227 2-2-2020 free

In this episode, we look at attaching emojis to our comments model, allowing them to fill in some emotional cues.

Ruby on Rails Tips and Tricks

Episode #210 10-6-2019 free

Ruby and Ruby on Rails tricks from, dot files, operators, bundling, StimulusJS and more.

Introduction to Dragon Ruby

Episode #197 7-7-2019 free

Dragon Ruby is toolchain that allows developers the ability to build apps and games in Ruby.

Teaching at Bootcamps with Ed Toro

Episode #194 6-19-2019 free

Ed Toro speaks to his experience at bootcamps from a teacher's perspective. We gain a different perspective of what bootcamps are like. Ed shares valuable information whether you're considering getting into coding or currently at a bootcamp.

Interview with Riaz Virani

Episode #188 5-15-2019 free

Riaz talks about his experience with organizing and hosting the Atlanta Ruby Users Group meetup. We discuss sponsors, hidden costs of hosting meetups and general tips for guests.

What the RegEx?

Episode #171 2-3-2019 free

In this episode, we look at different ways to use pattern matching with Regular Expressions in Ruby.

Creating a Simple Slack Bot

Episode #162 12-2-2018 free CC

Slack is a great application to keep in contact with friends, coworkers and a community. With bots, its capabilities are endless. In this episode, learn how to create a Slack Bot to interact with.