In 2020, Darren Broemmer founded The Broemmer Group to build world-class technology solutions for his clients and contribute to the Ruby software engineering community that he loves. A foundational aspect of his work is the joy of inspiring through the written word and making complex things easy to understand.
January 5th, 2022 | 58 mins 58 secs
With all this hype around Rails 7, how do you ACTUALLY use it? And is it better than its predecessors? In this episode, the Ruby Rogues sit down with Stefan Wienert, a software developer whose passion for Ruby and technical expertise speak for themselves. The group talks about how to avoid headaches in these new systems, the BEST way to encrypt your data, and plenty of details for navigating Ruby on Rails like you’ve always wanted to.
“You can jump in and fix it right away. It’s very dangerous and very powerful, so it’s great that they have this kind of gem. I’m really excited to about it.”
In This Episode:
Stefan’s perspective on cssbundling and jsbundling vs. webpacker
Why importmaps is a viable alternative to the bundling combinations
Have headaches with sprockets? Stefan tells you why
The reason nodes may not be necessary in the future…if you do THIS correctly
How you can implement AR encryption and keep your backups safe forever
Godot Free and Open Source game engine
Reddit article “The Time is Right for Hotwire”
Architecture Decision Records
Marvel Legendary board game
Books: Dotcom Secrets, Expert Secrets, Traffic Secrets, Think and Grow Rich
trestle admin interface like ActiveAdmin, but less dependencies, lot of features, couple of relevant plugins (TinyMCE, JSONEditor, Sidekiq Dashboard), BS4 based theme
i18n-tasks - Gem & cli for managing your config/locales/*.yml - Auto Sort, Auto “Route” keys, sync between locales, find unused, find untranslated, auto translate via Google Translate API
Connect with Stefan:
Github: zealot128 (Stefan Wienert) · GitHub
December 8th, 2021 | 59 mins 10 secs
This week the Rogues talk to Felipe Vogel about how he's using Bridgetown and pros of using it over Jekyll.
December 1st, 2021 | 55 mins 40 secs
Samuel Cochran, creator and maintainer of MailCatcher joins the Rogues to discuss how he pulled EventMachine together with Ruby to build out MailCatcher.
He goes into the maintenance and contributions that have come in over the years. He dives into changes that are being made and the stability of the project.
November 24th, 2021 | 52 mins 16 secs
Sebastian Wilgosz joins the Rogues to discuss Hanami, a web framework for Rubyists. He discusses how it works and how it differs from other Ruby based web frameworks.
He also discusses what's coming down the pipe and how to get started.
Check out his website at https://hanamimastery.com
November 10th, 2021 | 44 mins 30 secs
ngsley Chijioke wrote an article breaking down the way that Ruby finds methods and determines which version of a method to run. The Rogues approach the internals of Ruby and discuss the implications of how this comes together and where the listeners may have seen this and point out any gotchas that arise.
November 3rd, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
Ulysse Buonomo ran into an issue in the application he works on where the Heroku applications were taking up more and more memory. He began tracking down memory growth in the applications to keep the applications fast and keep the bills small.
October 27th, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
Jorge Manrubia is a Security developer at BaseCamp. He discusses the encryption features added in Ruby on Rails and explains where they fit into the ecosystem for Hey.com.
The panel jumps in to help discover how to help raise the privacy bar for your Ruby on Rails applications to protect personal and private information.
October 13th, 2021 | 1 hr 17 mins
Jeremy Evans joins the Rogues to discuss the way he builds Ruby programs and the practices he put into his latest book "Polished Ruby Programming."
The Rogues dive into Jeremy's opinions. They push back on some, applaud others, and ask deeper questions about the rest. Join this deep dive by experienced developers into the how and why of organizing Ruby in deeply practiced ways.
Polished Ruby Programming giveaway: https://forms.gle/VURNitd9LCwMG9Sz9
October 6th, 2021 | 1 hr 13 mins
Cameron Dutro joins the Rogues to discuss RUX, a system for managing your View Components in Rails in a similar way to how React uses JSX to manage its Component views.
He discusses how it works, how it goes together, and what inspired it.
September 22nd, 2021 | 58 mins 3 secs
Michael Orr joins the Rogues to discuss how to move applications into Docker for development and production environments in Kubernetes. He walks the panel through the process of orchestrating a Rails setup in Kubernetes that you can run in the cloud.
September 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
Maxwell Anselm discusses the options that he's found to build multi-platform mobile applications. The panel chimes in on different options.
Maxwell also goes into how he uses Ruby in non-Ruby codebases.
September 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 16 mins
Dave Kimura, John Epperson, Luke Stutters, Darren Broemmer, and Valentino Stoll talk about their experiences in setting up a maintainable development environment and discuss considerations when deploying to production.
August 11th, 2021 | 54 mins 54 secs
Takashi Kokubun joins the Rogues to dive into Just in Time compiling, Ruby 3.0 and all the goodness that comes with it. He explains how it relates not only to Ruby performance, but Rails performance and what it means to different kinds of loads that come across the Ruby virtual machine.
July 28th, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
July 14th, 2021 | 51 mins 25 secs
July 7th, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min