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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    102: To the Moon!

    Going "to" the moon, hidden type errors in our Rails apps, the process of talk prep, and the S3 outage.

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    101: Hey, You Leaned!

    Amanda and Sean discuss the evolving stages of open source projects, native apps vs web apps, and space.

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    100: Nouns You Can Verb

    Sam Phippen helps us celebrate episode 100, as we discuss Diesel bugs, REST, RPC, and more.

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    99: Just Sayin'

    We go into the weeds with MySQL and discuss the virtues of database migrations written in SQL.

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    98: I Have Good Branch Hygiene

    We discuss complexity and progressive disclosure, garbage collection, and the impenetrable nature of Git.

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    97: One Equals Zero

    We wonder why writing parameterized associations in Rails is not easy, and discuss the difficulty in eliminating no-op queries in ActiveRecord. Plus, we discuss how you can give a great RailsConf talk proposal that doesn't have anything to do with Rails.

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    96: Who Stinks?

    Baby Ruby, Ruby refinements, Rails discoverability, and annoying polyfills.

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