The Bike Shed

The Bike Shed

On The Bike Shed, hosts Derek Prior, Sean Griffin, Laila Winner, and guests discuss their development experience and challenges with Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, and whatever else is drawing their attention, admiration, or ire this week.

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    90: Freedom Units

    We discuss adventures with shared mutable state in Elixir before turning to our thoughts on mocking HTTP interaction and how our approaches may differ depending on the language we’re using.

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    88: How Many Puppies Now?

    Amanda and Sean discuss talk prep and slide envy before diving in to Kotlin 1.0.5, UTF-8 identifiers in programming, and responsive layouts in Android.

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    85: Are We in a Black Hole?

    We briefly ponder the very nature of our existence before discussing edge cases and interesting bugs encountered in ActiveRecord.

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    84: Why Are Manhole Covers Round?

    What do we look for when reviewing job applications, interviewing candidates, and pairing with prospective co-workers?

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    83: Canadian Halloween

    Sean encounters a roadblock in updating Diesel to use Rust’s new soon-to-be-stabilized procedural macros. Derek and Sean discuss the most recent CVE filed for Bundler, which is a lot like the previous CVE filed for Bundler.

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    82: I Just Want a Dog in a Spacesuit

    We discuss the problems with getting a CVE and the new lightning fast search tool, ripgrep. Sandwiched between those topics, we dive into the colonization of Mars. Yes, that's right, Mars.

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    81: Is This Really a CVE?

    Derek and Sean talk through how to handle a security vulnerability that was reported for Clearance, a user authentication library.

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