May 4th, 2016 | 34 mins 16 secs
Sean celebrates Diesel reaching "faster than a SQL string" status before we chat about Rails 5 blockers and the clarity of focus and priorities that only shipping can bring.
April 27th, 2016 | 31 mins 4 secs
"Send me an email every year for my birthday" is an easy thing for a human to understand but it can be deceptively tricky to do with computers. Also tricky for (some) computers:
SELECT * FROM. Wait... what?
April 20th, 2016 | 38 mins 2 secs
KF (Katherine Fellows) joins the show to chat about successful BridgeFoundry events and creating environments where remote developers, junior and otherwise, can thrive.
April 13th, 2016 | 40 mins 59 secs
Derek and Sean discuss the left-pad saga, how other programming communities are reacting to it, and what you should learn from it as a library or application author.
April 6th, 2016 | 45 mins 36 secs
Should you rewrite or refactor? What should you consider as you weigh this decision and what exactly constitutes a rewrite anyway?
March 30th, 2016 | 55 mins 50 secs
We chat with José Valim about bringing light to Elixir's dark corners, the design goals of Ecto, and the future of Elixir, Ecto, and Phoenix.
March 23rd, 2016 | 38 mins 53 secs
March 9th, 2016 | 40 mins 54 secs
Derek and Sean talk about their experience with the Rails 5 betas, how to test against them today, and things that you might want to look out for when updating your app.
March 2nd, 2016 | 42 mins 25 secs
Derek shares some Elixir annoyances with Sean and they discus how a consulting role colors their perception of languages and frameworks, both for better and for worse. Sean provides an update on SQLite and Association support in Diesel.
February 24th, 2016 | 43 mins 28 secs
Laila and Derek go on a tour of the various caching mechanisms available to web applications in general, and Rails specifically. When is the right time to cache and at what level?
February 17th, 2016 | 46 mins 31 secs
Derek and Laila discuss Derek's excitement for Elixir and Phoenix. Is Elixir as fun to write as Ruby? Is Phoenix a better Rails?
February 10th, 2016 | 43 mins 56 secs
We enjoy a wide-ranging discussion with Steve Klabnik on the importance of good documentation, the sometimes cloudy definition of a breaking change, the politics of open source contributions, and work/life balance or boundaries.
February 3rd, 2016 | 28 mins 30 secs
It's Open Mic day at The Bike Shed. We hear from other thoughtbot designers and developers about what they're excited to be spending their investment time on lately.
January 27th, 2016 | 34 mins 40 secs
How can an ORM be faster than a SQL String? Laila and Sean discuss the latest happenings in Diesel and why it is that a systems language needs an ORM, anyway.
January 21st, 2016 | 34 mins 44 secs
Software is broken. In this episode, Derek and Sean discuss why exactly it's broken, and what we can do to make it better.
January 13th, 2016 | 54 mins 12 secs
Ruby 2.3 is out! What are we looking forward to trying and what do we think of
try? Stick around after the credits for spoiler-filled discussion of Star Wars: The Force Awakens