Full Stack Radio

DHH returns to the podcast to talk in-depth about how Basecamp 3 is designed and implemented!

Show Notes

Topics include:
  • Why Basecamp is a "majestic monolith", and the impact of organizational shape and size on technical decision making in product development
  • How ActionCable works, and where Basecamp 3 uses websockets that you might not expect
  • Strategies for avoiding duplication in client-side and server-side code
  • The automated testing strategy for Basecamp 3, and how it's influencing the future of testing in Rails 5
  • Why Basecamp 3 has 179 controllers, and what you can learn from their approach that will clean up your codebase
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What is Full Stack Radio?

A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Every episode, Adam Wathan is joined by a guest to talk about everything from product design and user experience to unit testing and system administration.