Avdi Grimm is the primary chef of Ruby Tapas is a fifteen-year veteran of Ruby development, a Ruby Hero award recipient, and the author of Confident Ruby and Exceptional Ruby.
September 19th, 2018 | 48 mins 24 secs
What has changed in web development in the last 20 years, and what do those changes say about the next 20? I recently realized that Avdi Grimm, the head chef of Ruby Tapas, Sarah Mei, of Ruby Central and Salesforce, and I all began our professional careers within a couple of weeks of each other in August 1998. I wanted to talk to them about what’s changed and what’s stayed the same. I was curious as to whether our different career paths led to similar observations. We talk about open source, agile, dynamic languages, distributed systems and how they’ve all changed or haven’t changed the developer’s experience.