19: Gourmet Ruby with Avdi Grimm

About This Episode

This week Ben Orenstein is interviewing guest Avdi Grimm, Founder of RubyTapas, which is a subscription service that provides screencasts of “gourmet” ruby programming. Avdi discusses the topic of his talk at Southeast Ruby in Nashville, which was the value of avoiding code and strategies to bypass the need to write unnecessary coding. Join us as he shares his advice on optimizing workflows and his experiences building RubyTapas.

Today’s Topics Include:

The value of avoiding code
Hidden complexity in building out content platforms
Using Wordpress for publishing content
Code as a liability
Episode production and future of RubyTapas
Finding leverage in business and creative work
Delegating workflows
Views on side-hustling and product development

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Links and resources:

RubyTapas
WordPress
Spacemacs, Emacs, Vim, Neovim
Side-hustle mindset versus product-business mindset by Avdi Grimm
Avdi.codes
VirtuousCode.com
RefactoringRails.io

Episode Details

October 12th, 2017

30 mins 58 secs

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