Tag: Rails

Episode 471: Jason Meller on Choosing the Right Tech Stack for a Greenfield Project

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Episode 471: Jason Meller on Choosing the Right Tech Stack for a Greenfield Project

Jason Meller, CEO and CTO of Kolide, discusses the strategies and heuristics for finding a tech stack for your next startup or project. Host Adam Conrad spoke with Meller on the basics of modern tech stacks, understanding trade-offs for these stacks as well as use cases for each choice, and then took a deep dive […]

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Episode 372: Aaron Patterson on the Ruby Runtime

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Episode 372: Aaron Patterson on the Ruby Runtime

Aaron Patterson of GitHub discusses the Ruby language and its runtime.  Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Aaron about the Ruby language and how it works.  They discuss the language virtual machine, concurrency, garbage collection, and JIT compilation.  If you’ve ever wondered what’s happening under the hood of a programming language, this is a great introduction. […]

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SE-Radio Episode 261: David Heinemeier Hansson on the State of Rails, Monoliths, and More

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SE-Radio Episode 261: David Heinemeier Hansson on the State of Rails, Monoliths, and More

David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the Ruby on Rails framework and a partner at the software development company Basecamp, talks to Stefan Tilkov about the state of Ruby on Rails and its suitability for long-term development. He addresses some of its common criticisms, such as perceived usefulness for only simple problems, claimed lack of scalability, […]

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