Episode 007: Software, Open Source, and Rails with Eileen Uchitelle and Andrew Horner
How does the Rails core team work? How are new features planned and implemented? How can I contribute? What should I do if I find a security issue in Rails? Our guest is the newest Rails core team member Eileen Uchitelle (@eileencodes) joins Table Xi senior developer Andrew Horner and host Noel Rappin (@noelrap) to discuss Rails, the new testing features in Rails 5.1, and the Rails Core Team.
Andrew Horner: Senior Developer at TableXI
01:12 - Eileen: Getting Started as a Developer and Getting Involved with The Rails Core Team
03:29 - How Rails Governs Itself Internally
05:52 - The Role of the Release Manager
07:32 - Feature Discussions and Prioritization
08:46 - Requesting Features and Raising Issues as a Non-core Team Member
17:52 - Backporting
21:44 - System Testing
27:13 - Potential Future Features in 5.1
32:12 - User Expectations
36:12 - Getting Involved in Rails
- RailsConf 2015 - Breaking Down the Barrier: Demystifying Contributing to Rails
- Aaron Patterson: I am a puts debugger
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