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Geoffrey Grosenbach on PeepCode

Posted by Geoffrey Grosenbach on  Apr 10, 2009

In this interview taped at RubyFringe, Geoffrey Grosenbach talks about the Ruby and Rails community, the popular PeepCode screencasts and books, and more.

Matt Todd on Halcyon

Posted by Matt Todd on  Mar 19, 2009

In this interview recorded at RubyFringe, Matt Todd talks about his work on the Halcyon framework and how to stop worrying and simple start implementing ideas, dumb or not.

Luke Francl Explains Why Testing Is Overrated

Posted by Luke Francl on  Feb 18, 2009

In this interview filmed during RubyFringe 2008, Luke Francl explains his position towards testing. While supporting unit testing, he thinks testing is not going to reveal all application defects. Development teams should also practice code reviews and usability tests which are likely to discover bugs not visible though other methods.

Dan Grigsby Shares Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurship

Posted by Dan Grigsby on  Jan 31, 2009

In this interview made by InfoQ’s Rob Bazinet during RubyFringe 2008, Dan Grigsby talks about programming and entrepreneurship, how a programmer can take his idea and transform it into a successful product.

Jay Phillips on Adhearsion and VoIP

Posted by Jay Phillips on  Jan 08, 2009

In this interview recorded at RubyFringe, Jay Phillips talks about VoIP, Asterisk and how his framework Adhearsion makes it easy to write voice applications.

Yehuda Katz explains Merb

Posted by Yehuda Katz on  Dec 10, 2008 2

In this interview from RubyFringe, Yehuda Katz talks about Merb, its design principles, and how it differs from Rails. Yehuda also mentions Yard, an RDoc replacement.

Damien Katz Relaxing on CouchDB

Posted by Damien Katz on  Nov 23, 2008 2

In this interview, Damien Katz talks about CouchDB, a distributed, fault tolerant, document oriented database developed by Apache Incubator. CouchDB is written in Erlang, and the database is accessed through an HTTP/JSON API. The database view engine is run on JavaScript, but other languages have been used like Ruby and Python.

John Lam on IronRuby, Microsoft and Open Source

Posted by John Lam on  Oct 30, 2008 1

In this interview from RubyFringe, John Lam talks about his work on IronRuby and how Microsoft is approaching Open Source software development.

Tom Preston-Werner on Powerset, GitHub, Ruby and Erlang

Posted by Tom Preston-Werner on  Oct 09, 2008 1

In this interview filmed at RubyFringe 2008, Tom Preston-Werner talks about how both Powerset and GitHub use Ruby and Erlang, as well as tools like Fuzed, god, and more.

Reginald Braithwaite on Rewrite

Posted by Reginald Braithwaite on  Sep 19, 2008 2

In this interview filmed at RubyFringe, Reginald Braithwaite talks about his past experiences with languages, programming, and software development, and what attracted him to Ruby. He also talks about Rewrite, a collection of features which add "sexp-rewriting meta-programming to Ruby".

Nick Sieger on JRuby

Posted by Nick Sieger on  Aug 22, 2008

Nick Sieger talks about the future of JRuby, Java Integration, and his work on JEE deployment tools for Ruby on Rails like Warbler.

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