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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    154: We All Have Work to Do (Eileen Uchitelle)

    Eileen Uchitelle joins us live from RailsConf to talk about exciting improvements coming to Rails 6, problems encountered by larger Rails apps, strategies for upgrading Rails and more!

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    152: I Look For Stories (Nickolas Means)

    We catch up with Nick Means at RailsConf and discuss storytelling, "human error", advice for job seekers, and the idea of licensing software developers.

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    151: Scheming About Schema

    Derek & Sean discuss their final preparations for RailsConf, the role of Diesel's is in comparison to schema.rb in Rails, and how Derek took down production.

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    150: I Fight For the Users

    Derek and Sean discuss ethical concerns in software development and the prospect of licensing software developers.

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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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