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Designing with Passion

Posted by Joe Armstrong, Evan Czaplicki, Bruce Tate, Dave Thomas, John Hughes  on  Jul 08, 2016 1

Panelists answer questions on the languages they contributed to: How do you organize thoughts and code? What unique advances in usability did your language make? Why do your users love to code in it?

33:05

Cyber-dojo: Executing Your Code for Fun and Not-for Profit!, Part 2

Posted by Jon Jagger  on  Mar 29, 2016

Jon Jagger introduces cyber-dojo.org, an open source environment for practicing programming, demoing its features and discussing its history, design, underlying technology, difficulties and future.

45:37

Cyber-dojo: Executing Your Code for Fun and Not-for Profit!, Part 1

Posted by Jon Jagger  on  Mar 26, 2016

Jon Jagger introduces cyber-dojo.org, an open source environment for practicing programming, demoing its features and discussing its history, design, underlying technology, difficulties and future.

48:33

Organizing Your Company to Embrace Microservices

Posted by Paul Osman  on  Mar 29, 2015

Paul Osman discusses their experiences evolving 500px from a single, monolithic Ruby on Rails application to a series of composable microservices written in Ruby and Go.

40:16

Scaling Gilt: from Monolithic Ruby Application to Distributed Scala Micro-Services Architecture

Posted by Yoni Goldberg  on  Oct 30, 2014

Yoni Goldberg describes some of the technological innovations that have helped Gilt to reach its current size, and highlight some of the core challenges that the company's engineering team faces.

46:17

Sweet Elixir! A Gentle Introduction to Erlang’s Cute Younger Brother Elixir

Posted by Ryan Cromwell  on  Oct 12, 2014

Ryan Cromwell introduces Elixir, a , functional distributed meta programming language inspired by Ruby and compiling to Erlang VM, covering pattern matching, pipelines and tail-call recursion.

57:42

Learning Rails for Fun and Nonprofit

Posted by Scott Smerchek  on  Sep 27, 2014

Scott Smerchek presents the benefits of using a nonprofit web project to learn Rails and what he learned while building LoveKC.org, introducing various Rails topics.

48:34

PuppetDB: A Story of Immutable Infrastructure

Posted by Deepak Giridharagopal  on  May 09, 2014

Deepak Giridharagopal discusses "immutable infrastructure", PuppetDB and complex invariants, PuppetDB’s architecture, the experience of bringing Clojure to a Ruby shop and lessons learned from that.

36:09

High Availability at Braintree

Posted by Paul Gross  on  Mar 17, 2014

Paul Gross explains how Braintree deals with high availability for their Ruby application.

36:01

Why Ruby Isn't Slow

Posted by Alex Gaynor  on  Dec 04, 2013

Alex Gaynor explains how he solved the usual Ruby VM speed problems with Topaz, a high performance VM built on the same technologies that power PyPy.

07:24

How to Sneak Clojure Into Your Rails Shop

Posted by Joshua Ballanco  on  Oct 14, 2013

Joshua Ballanco introduces Immutant, Immutant Overlay, HornetQ and OpenShift to Ruby and Rails developers.

39:04

How to Narrow Down What to Test

Posted by Zsolt Fabok  on  Sep 08, 2013

Zsolt Fabok presents several methods that can be used to find areas which are worth testing so that organizations do not have to spend more effort on testing than what is absolutely necessary.

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