Rails Hackathon 2022 & Turbo 7.2 release
Today, Chris and Andrew are hanging out discussing what Andrew accomplished this week with something he had to do to make Turbo work in a certain way, as well as some improvements with the new Turbo release. We find out from Chris all the cool things that happened at a very successful Rails Hackathon 2022, the top projects that won awards, and some new things that he wants to make happen for the next Hackathon. Also, without leaking too much information, Andrew announces some new things are on the horizon since he started pairing with Nate Hopkins again. Go ahead and download this episode now to find out more!
[00:01:01] Andrew explains how he had to make a complex data table.
[00:03:27] Chris talks about an entry at Rails Hackathon called “Con[text]” for learning Spanish and English.
[00:05:07] We learn about some of the cool improvements with the new Turbo release.
[00:11:08] Chris tells us everything that went on at Rails Hackathon, and he tells us the winner of the Judges’ Favorite which was Typefighters by Team Rubades.
[00:13:42] Find out more about the Best Solo/Community Favorite award given to Jim Jones’ Checkpoint Rails, and Chris brings up a talk Bret Victor did in 2012 called, “Inventing on Principle.”
[00:19:38] We hear more about the killer submission, Airtable clone by HotTable, which won the “Most Phlex-ible” award.
[00:22:22] The last award Chris explains is the “Kent Believe He Finished” award.
[00:23:20] Andrew asks Chris if he saw any usage of Turbo that he was surprised about and never would have thought to do that.
[00:26:29] Chris explains the support they had for Rails Hackathon and what he wants for the next one.
[00:29:29] Chris tells us how he wants to do Rails Hackathons a couple times a year and things they could do to keep it fun.
[00:34:21] Andrew mentions to Chris for the next Hackathon they should think about adding some categories so when they judge they can do some comparing.
[00:35:25] Without leaking too much info, Andrew announces he started pairing with Nate Hopkins on the weekends again.