Rails Hosting Survey results & Junk Drawers for Code
[00:00:55] Jason explains his absence last week because he was trying to trace down a bug with CableReady and morphed them how they worked together.
[00:10:05] Chris has been working on a new course which he’ll announce soon. He wants to get into the meta programming, classes and modules, class variables, just more advanced Ruby stuff. He mentions how he did a screencast on “The Gilded Rose Kata.”
[00:13:40] Andrew tells us he’s been drowning at work, working on the podcast app for Rebase, and diving into the world of podcast hosting and podcast statistics. Andrew makes an AWESOME announcement about this podcast! ☺
[00:17:45] This past weekend Chris installed Rails version 1.0 and got it mostly running. Why did he say it’s fascinating?
[00:22:42] Andrew and Chris discuss their favorite live streaming choices.
[00:26:54] Andrew tells us why he loves putting code in the lib directory.
[00:31:25] Jason talks about Mixins always being confusing for him when he first got started.
[00:36:41] Jason is talking about the concerns directory and Chris asks Jason if he ever has code that isn’t a module or a class and do you put them in initializers or a lib folder. Andrew talks about monkey patching gems.
[00:42:35] Andrew asks Chris if he is going to monkey patch a gem where are you going to put that code?
[00:46:35] Chris wonders what lib means and how it becomes a junk drawer and he mentions re-evaluating the naming the things.