RR 461: Rethinking the View Layer with Components with Joel Hawksley

Episode 469 · June 9th, 2020 · 1 hr 33 secs

About this Episode

Joel Hawksley is an engineer at Github who works on some of their Rails architecture. He is one of the authors of the view_component gem. He walks the Rogues through the genesis of the project and the pros and cons of using a library like view_component and how it adds testability and easy management to Rails views.


  • Charles Max Wood
  • Dave Kimura
  • Luke Stutters


  • Joel Hawksley


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