Chris Wanstrath on GitHub

Interview with Chris Wanstrath on  Mar 31, 2010

Chris Wanstrath discusses the state of GitHub's architecture, how GitHub is used and its impact on open source collaboration.

Oren Teich and Blake Mizerany on Heroku

Interview with Oren Teich Blake Mizerany on  Mar 11, 2010 2

Oren Teich and Blake Mizerany talk about the technology behind Heroku and the benefits of the new add-on system.

Evan Phoenix On Rubinius 1.0

Interview with Evan Phoenix on  Feb 24, 2010 3

Evan Phoenix discusses the path towards Rubinius 1.0, the status of the work on the JIT, optimizations in Rubinius and more.

Adam Wiggins on Heroku

Interview with Adam Wiggins on  Feb 04, 2010 1

Heroku's Adam Wiggins talks about how Heroku, Add-Ons, Ruby, and how Heroku manages to work around Ruby's inefficiencies using Erlang and other languages.

Jonathan Dahl on Programming and Minimalism

Interview with Jonathan Dahl on  Nov 19, 2009

In this interview taped at FutureRuby, Jonathan Dahl explains ways to write clear Ruby code and how to use minimalism as a guiding principle.

Dr Nic Williams on Sustainable Ruby Open Source Development

Interview with Dr Nic Williams on  Oct 21, 2009 2

Dr Nic Williams talks about his Ruby open source contributions (TextMate bundles, newgem,...), and how he manages to keep his many open source projects alive while still having a life.

Luke Galea on Ruby and Erlang

Interview with Luke Galea on  Oct 06, 2009

In this interview taped at FutureRuby, Luke Galea talks about his experience with building sites using Ruby and Merb as well as integrating them using Erlang in the messaging layer.

David Pollak On Lift Framework and Scala

Interview with David Pollak on  Jun 16, 2009 2

David Pollak talks about using Scala to write the Lift web development framework and his desire to write a productive framework that allows the developer to write concise code on top of a very strongly typed language.

Geoffrey Grosenbach on PeepCode

Interview with 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.

Yehuda Katz explains Merb

Interview with 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.

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

Interview with 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

Interview with 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".