The Bike Shed

The Bike Shed

On The Bike Shed, hosts Derek Prior, Sean Griffin, Amanda Hill, 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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    149: E With an Umlaut

    Sean experiences a frustrating Ruby bug while building tooling to enforce module boundaries in Shopfiy's monolith. Derek deprecates Rails functionality instead of preparing his talk.

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    148: Baseball is a Legacy App

    Amanda and Sean discuss Flutter, modeling the game of baseball, and the state of persistence and networking in Android.

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    147: Is a Lambda a Sandwich?

    Derek shares his experiences with new features in Ruby 2.5 before we turn our ire towards daylight savings time and timezones once more.

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    146: --YOLO

    Amanda, Derek, and Sean discuss style guides, automated code formatting, and the cycle of disillusionment in development work.

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    145: The Internet is Ruined

    Derek and Sean commiserate about the latest generation of MacBooks, Slack, and the state of the Web.

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    144: Fisher Price™ Tools

    We talk about everyone's favorite Fisher-Price web framework and a small upcoming change to it before pivoting to discuss Derek's experience with his first Elm PR.

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    142: What if We Didn't Do Any of This?

    Derek and Sean debate the value provided by database migrations written in your programming language of choice versus those written in SQL.

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    141: Go Baby, Go

    We discuss the challenges in parallelizing development work and also take a look at what's coming soon in Rails 5.2.

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    140: A Sign of... Stability?

    Sean and Derek argue the semantics of versioning and opine for automated reporting on more structured changelogs as a feature of future package managers.

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