On this episode, we have two special guests who are the Founders of Hammerstone and fellow podcasters! Joining us is Colleen Schnettler, who’s a Rails developer, consultant, podcaster, and builder of Simple File Upload, and Aaron Francis, who’s a Laravel developer, works at Tuple, podcaster, and builder of Torchlight. Today, we find out how Colleen and Aaron ended up in a place working together on a product for two different frameworks, the beginnings of Refine, and they go in depth about the visual query builder they are both working on. We learn more about Colleen’s product, Simple File Upload and Aaron’s product, Torchlight. Also, Aaron’s explains how his experience has been coming from the outside world as a Laravel developer and giving a workshop at RailsConf, and Colleen gives us a small preview of what she’ll be speaking about at the upcoming Rails SaaS Conference 2022. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!
Jason kept his promise about doing an episode about Laravel, and today is the day!! Not only are we talking about the Laravel framework, but Jason got the creator, Taylor Otwell, as our guest today! We’ll learn where Laravel came from and a bootstrapper’s dream story. We find out what led Taylor into building his vast library, what his favorite Laravel package is, how Rails has influenced Laravel, and what’s next for Laravel. Also, the new Laravel Documentary just came out so go check that out. Go ahead and download this episode!