RR 342 Rails, Development, and More with David Heinemeier Hansson

Episode 349 · December 26th, 2017 · 1 hr 31 mins

About this Episode


Charles Max Wood

Dave Kimura

David Richards

Eric Berry

In this episode, the Ruby Rogues panel discuss Rails, Development, and More with David Heinemeier Hansson. David is the creator of Ruby on Rails, the founder and CTO of Basecamp, and the hosts of The ReWork Podcast.   David Answers a number of questions form the panel about the front-end on Rails, Turbo Link, Stimulus, How does this differ,  cheaper labor, better hardware, and much more. This is a great episode to understand the background of Ruby on Rails, Basecamps, and things to come with Ruby.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on: 

  • The new book The Com Company
  • Where are we going with the front-end on Rails?
  • Turbo Links
  • Stimulus
  • Redux Application
  • Productivity
  • Do you Stimulus providing enough?
  • How does this differ from new things coming out?
  • Ruby on Rails will not last…
  • Toolkits
  • Cheaper hardware
  • Basecamp
  • Higher cost of programmers
  • The Frontier
  • C in Java
  • Why don’t you hire senior experience?
  • Experience and career path
  • Remote Work
  • Paying developers enough
  • Competitive pay
  • Switching jobs and values
  • What is your vision of where Active Storage is going?
  • Cloud Storage
  • Action Cable
  • What are your thoughts on bitcoin?
  • Train wrecks and it will end badly
  • How about BlockChain and the web?
  • What is your daily driver? Cars? Watches?
  • Porche 911
  • Celebrating technological heritage
  • What is in tech that you are liking?
  • VR
  • And much much more