Remote Ruby

What’s sup with the guys this week? Chris and Jason celebrated their birthdays, Andrew’s sweet Tweet made Jason sob a little, and Chris gives us a house update. They also have a lot of cool stuff they’re going to talk about on today’s episode, such as finding out Bridgetown 1.1 beta is out and there’s some cool things it does. We hear more about a demo Andrew did for Bridgetown Torchlight and a Rails Extension Power Pack he released. Jason explains some lessons he added to his Active Record course, and we hear about a new tier at Podia which is free. Yes folks, you read that right, FREE! Also, the guys share the benefits of making friends in the Ruby community. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out much more!

Show Notes

[00:01:18] Bridgetown 1.1 beta is out, we hear what kind of cool stuff it does, and a demo Andrew did for Bridgetown Torchlight.

[00:08:54] Jason brings up Podia’s UI library and the problems they had with it, and Andrew tells him he’s been plotting to pull the library back out. 

[00:12:42] Why does Andrew hate Sass?

[00:15:34] The guys chat about Safari, issues with it, and how they’re getting better. Andrew talks about a Raindrop extension that can also be done on your phone.

[00:17:53] The Sass Movement and CoffeeScript Movement is brought up, and Jason explains why he likes ERB, ES6, and CSS, and Chris talks about JavaScript.

[00:21:29] Chris gives us an update of his house, we find out about Andrew’s new house, and the guys chat about fiber internet and usage.

[00:25:57] Jason started working on his Active Record course that he put down for a bit and he tells us about the lessons he added.

[00:28:13] Chris brings up a talk from some people who worked at GitHub where they talked about designing the “diff page.”

[00:31:01] What hear about some new things that Jason, Andrew, and other people at Podia, have been working on, and one of them is free! We also hear about an issue with subscriptions and Stripe Payment Element and how it was resolved, and Chris explains an approach he did with a similar issue he had.
 
[00:46:42] Andrew tells us why they had to stop everything and restart some things is because the information they wanted to change didn’t work for subscriptions, and Chris shares a solution that helped him with that same issue.

[00:50:29] Find out some great benefits of making friends in the Ruby community, and Jason explains the “freemium” work they’re doing with the new tier at Podia.

[00:54:38] Andrew talks about the Rails Extension Power Pack he just released. 


Panelists:
Jason Charnes
Chris Oliver
Andrew Mason


Sponsor:
Honeybadger


Links:
Jason Charnes Twitter
Chris Oliver Twitter
Andrew Mason Twitter
Ruby Radar Newsletter
Ruby Radar Twitter
Bridgetown Torchlight Demo
Bridgetown feat: add HTML & XML Inspectors API using Nokogiri
Bridgetown v1.1.0. beta2 (Pre-release)
Rails Extension Power Pack
Raindrop.io
CoffeeScript

What is Remote Ruby?

Three Rubyists having conversations and interviewing others about Ruby and web development.