Naming Things is a video show where we pair on an interesting software problem for an hour or so. We could be tracking down a bug in an open source library, digging into a tricky domain modelling problem or going on a meta programming adventure.

Kasper is a long-time Ruby developer and consultant who served on the Rails core team from 2016 to 2022 — he runs a Discord server to help people with Ruby & Rails.

Joel used to work on Ruby / Rails at Shopify and now builds Phlex full time.

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Adventures in software design through pair programming.


Joel Drapper

Staff Engineer at Clearscope — author and maintainer of Phlex and Literal.

Kasper Timm Hansen

Co-hosting the pairing session on Naming Things, alongside Joel.