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RR 336: Refactoring Mature Rails Apps with Ben Orenstein

RR 336: Refactoring Mature Rails Apps with Ben Orenstein


Charles Max Wood

Dave Kimura

Eric Berry

David Richards

Special Guest: 

David Richards

In this episode, the Ruby Rogues speak with a return guest, Ben Orenstein. Ben gives an update on leaving the company he worked for ThoughtBot, to pursue entrepreneurial aspirations. He most recent work is a call Refactoring Rails. Ben speaks about the work that went into creating this course and working with Rail on this type of platform. Ben dives into the course features such as testing practices, coding practices, code quality, and much more.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on: 

What makes Rail development slow to a crawl?
Active record callbacks
Slow tests
Testing best practices
Who will this course benefit?
Coding practices
As an advance dev. It is still good to get another perspective
Keeping the configuration up to date.
Working in teams -  Code quality and quantity
Leaving ThoughtBot
Surrendering relationship after leaving the job
Solo entre