Episode 9: Preact Signals and the Signalize Gem
What are signals? What is find-grained reactivity? Why is everyone talking about them on the frontend these days? And what, if anything, can we apply from our newfound knowledge of signals to backend programming?
Episode 8: Hotwiring Multi-Platform Rails Apps with Ayush Newatia
I’m very excited to have Ayush on the show today to talk about all things fullstack web dev, his new book The Rails & Hotwire Codex, and why “vanilla” is awesome!
Episode 7: Ruby on Wasm: Is This The Future?
So…we can now run “real” Ruby in the browser, right? Yes! …and no. Caveat emptor, but nevertheless this is a very welcome development.
Episode 6: How Do You Manage Ruby Application Dependencies?
Every Ruby web framework has its own way of configuring itself as well as third-party dependencies.
Episode 5: Optimized for Programmer Happiness
Ruby is optimized for programmer happiness. What does that even mean? Which programmer? Whose happiness?
Episode 4: Design Patterns on the Frontend, History of MVVM, Web Components, and You
This is a subject far too little discussed from what I can tell, yet with a fundamental awareness and regular usage of design patterns, you can dramatically uplevel your frontend code.
Episode 3: String-Based Templates vs. DSLs: the Pros & Cons of Each
In this episode, I break down the main conceptual difference between “string-based templates” such as ERB and “DSLs” such as Papercraft, the various options within each category, and some of the reasons you might want to choose one approach or another depending on your use case.
Episode 2: Componentized View Architecture FTW!
There are no full stack engineers?! Let’s talk about that. Also, just what is a componentized view architecture anyway? I break it all down and explain why I’m gung-ho about view components. Plus I answer questions regarding Stimulus, nice_partials, and other Rails tooling from listeners like YOU! Enjoy, and keep on Ruby-ing!
Episode 1: Why Ruby2JS is a Game Changer
I’m so glad you could tune in for the debut episode of Fullstack Ruby. I’ve been on a few Ruby-themed podcasts over the past 18 months, but this is the first time I’m running a show about Ruby myself! To kick things off, I’d like to introduce you to Ruby2JS and explain why I think this technology is a game changer.