Full Stack Radio

32: DHH - Building Basecamp 3 like a Porsche 911

Episode Summary

DHH returns to the podcast to talk in-depth about how Basecamp 3 is designed and implemented! Topics include: - Why Basecamp is a "majestic monolith", and the impact of organizational shape and size on technical decision making in product development - How ActionCable works, and where Basecamp 3 uses websockets that you might not expect - Strategies for avoiding duplication in client-side and server-side code - The automated testing strategy for Basecamp 3, and how it's influencing the future of testing in Rails 5 - Why Basecamp 3 has 179 controllers, and what you can learn from their approach that will clean up your codebase This episode is brought to you by Laracasts.

Episode Notes

DHH returns to the podcast to talk in-depth about how Basecamp 3 is designed and implemented!

Topics include:

This episode is brought to you by Laracasts.

Links