Brittany Martin is the Engineering Lead at TextUs where she splits her time between feature development and leading the team on implementing technical decisions.
She is the co-host of The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails, open source software, and the programming profession. She loves baking and burpees: a perfect combination.
She lives in Pittsburgh, PA and she tweets at @brittjmartin
February 3rd, 2021 | 26 mins 55 secs
A graduate of the Turing School, JF Lalonde is a senior software engineer at TextUs. JF is passionate about writing clean, well-tested and well-documented code, mentoring others and maximizing productivity with asynchronicity.
January 27th, 2021 | 35 mins 53 secs
Dan Moore currently leads developer advocacy at FusionAuth, a company focused on authentication and authorization for developers. A first-time author, Dan also created a blog-turned-book dubbed "Letters for a New Developer".
January 20th, 2021 | 35 mins 25 secs
Rafael França is a Principal Engineer at Shopify. He is a Rails Core team member and is the contributor with the most commits to the framework. He and Brittany discuss his confident release of Rails 6.1 and some hints for Rails 7.
January 13th, 2021 | 42 mins 6 secs
Tim Riley is a long-time Rubyist and is a core team member of the Hanami, dry-rb, and rom-rb open source projects. He guested on the show to discuss the eagerly anticipated Hanami 2.0 release and how dry-rb, rom-rb and Hanami partnered.
January 6th, 2021 | 38 mins 54 secs
Hampton Lintorn Catlin is the creator of Sass, Haml, Wikipedia Mobile, and more. Hampton is Co-Founder and CEO of Veue, a live streaming video platform. If you love Haml, this episode is for you.
December 30th, 2020 | 42 mins 2 secs
Nate Berkopec is the author of the Complete Guide to Rails Performance, the creator of the Rails Performance Workshop, and the maintainer of Puma. He and Brittany discuss his unique take on his workshop and his experiences maintaining Puma.
December 23rd, 2020 | 33 mins 22 secs
Starr Horne is co-founder and one of the original developers of Honeybadger. Recently she has worked to bring a diverse array of new voices to Honeybadger's blog. She offers insightful advice on producing great content for developers.
December 16th, 2020 | 27 mins 1 sec
Based in Portland, Oregon, John Cech is a Senior Ruby Developer working at Planet Argon. John works on a wide-range of client projects as a Tech Lead and provides mentorship to interns and junior developers having started out there as a junior, himself.
December 9th, 2020 | 33 mins 15 secs
Nicholas Schwaderer joined Brittany to discuss Chef's acquisition and how Brittany has been newly leading the Frontend team at TextUs. They wrap up with a recap of the Ryan Bates/Digital Ocean saga and a mystery topic.
December 2nd, 2020 | 30 mins 46 secs
Colleen Schnettler is an independent Ruby on Rails developer and consultant. She just launched her first product, Simple File Upload, and was eager to answer all of Brittany's questions about it and her experience with Active Storage.
November 25th, 2020 | 33 mins 16 secs
Jesse Herrick is a software engineer based in Columbus, Ohio at Little Lines, a RoR development company. Jesse often works in Rails for work, but his main software passion is Elixir and Phoenix. He dazzles Brittany with how great Phoenix LiveView is.
November 18th, 2020 | 22 mins 29 secs
Maple Ong is a health researcher turned software developer. She currently works on the Modular Monolith team at Shopify. Maple helped develop and open source Packwerk, a Ruby gem to enforce modularity in Rails applications.
November 11th, 2020 | 39 mins 7 secs
Former host of the podcast, Kyle Daigle is a Senior Director of Strategic Programs at GitHub working on cross company projects to help GitHubbers and the developer community. He and Brittany catchup and discuss the incredible Arctic Code Vault.
November 4th, 2020 | 30 mins 8 secs
Aaron Kahn is a Certified Financial Planner at Wealth Management Strategies, Inc., a fully-independent Pittsburgh-based registered investment advisor. He joined Brittany to answer burning, impactful financial questions especially for software developers.
Episode 341: 342: [Maintainable] Brittany Martin: How to Quit Your Job and Leave Your Code in Good Hands
October 28th, 2020 | 50 mins 17 secs
Brittany guested on the Maintainable Podcast. Robby and her discuss the mistakes that developers make when discussing technical debt with stakeholders and why it is important to write automated tests against a live/production API.
October 21st, 2020 | 23 mins 47 secs
Jason Taylor is currently a Principal Software Engineer at TextUs and it is his first ever podcast appearance. He and Brittany dig into what being a principal means (key: confidence) and discuss some spooky Rails horror stories.