Episodes

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.

Interview Questions

Episode #182 4-14-2019 pro

In this episode, we look at various questions asked during interviews.

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.

Templating Ruby on Rails Applications

Episode #163 12-9-2018 pro CC

There is a lot of work that is done on new applications and a lot of the common code between new applications. In this episode, we look at using templates to speed up the initial process.

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.

Development Decisions and Architecture

Episode #160 11-18-2018 pro CC

Decisions made during the development process can significantly affect how the production environment is architected. In this episode, we look at a few different scenarios and how the early decisions made in development affected the production infrastructure.

Grab Bag of Ruby and Ruby on Rails Tricks

Episode #158 11-4-2018 free CC

In this episode, we look at various tips and tricks.

Service Objects for API Interactions with Twilio

Episode #154 10-7-2018 free

In this episode, learn how to extract the interactions with an external API into a service object so that code is isolated and interchangeable.

Bundler and Binstubs

Episode #153 9-30-2018 pro

In this episode, we look at some lesser known bundler commands including binstubs.

Safely Running Shell Commands

Episode #151 9-16-2018 pro

We may come across a need to run shell commands and Ruby has some built in methods which appear safe, but can introduce major security risks.