Episodes

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.

State Machines with AASM

Episode #147 8-19-2018 pro

State Machines are useful for tracking the state of an object. With AASM, we take a dive into how states can transition as well as modifying states and interacting with them.