Robby (on Rails) Russell
Bonjour! My name is Robby (he/him). I'm the CEO of Planet Argon, a company that guides organizations with existing Ruby on Rails applications to help make them better and more maintainable.
Here are a few random details about me:
- 🌈 am the creator of Oh My Zsh...a community-driven framework for bringing delight to your command-line interface (CLI).
- 🎙 am the host of Maintainable...a podcast focused on overcoming problems related to legacy code and technical debt.
- 🎸 am a guitarist in The Mighty Missoula...an instrumental Post-Rock band (listen here).
- ReadME Project: Robby Russell...GitHub wrote an article about a few of my projects. (check it out).
Get in touch
- Work: https://www.planetargon.com/about/robby-russell
- Mastadon: https://ruby.social/@robbyrussell
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/robbyrussell
- LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/robbyrussell
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robbyrussell
- Planet Argon Blog: https://blog.planetargon.com/blog/robby-russell
- Dev.to: https://dev.to/robbyrussell
- Medium: https://medium.com/@robbyrussell
- Old blog: http://robbyonrails.com
A Few of my Articles
- d'Oh My Zsh: How I unexpectedly built a monster of an open-source project
- Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Code
- When Should You Upgrade Your Rails Application?
- Ruby on Rails Code Audits: 8 Steps to Review Your App
- Do You Have What It Takes To Be a Great Client?
A Few Podcast Episodes that I've been a guest on
- The freeCodeCamp Podcast: Ep. 34 - d'Oh My Zsh
- Bureau of Digital Podcast: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building Your Internship Program
- Engineering People Podcast: Robby Russell
- Hanselminutes: 108 - Exploring Distributed Source Control with Git
- The Rails with Jason Podcast: Episode 063 - Turning Around Legacy Projects with Robby Russell, CEO of Planet Argon
- Ruby on Rails Podcast: Episode #481: Advice on Sunsetting a Rails Application, Episode #330: Oh My Zsh & Maintainable Rails with Robby Russell and #332: 2020 Ruby on Rails Community Survey with Robby Russell and #21: Planet Argon
- FLOSS Weekly: Episode 411: Oh My Zsh with video!
- The Changelog: Episode #61: Oh My Zsh
- Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots: Episode 281: Reconnecting With Development (Robby Russell)
- The Creative Agency Podcast: Episode 041: Onboarding with Robby Russell of Planet Argon
- Bet On Yourself Podcast: Episode 30: Robby Russell
- DevJourney Podcast: Epidose #58 Robby Russell succeeds being selfless
- Maintainable: Robby Russell: Turning the Mic Around with Kayla Reopelle
- Developer Tea: Maintainability w/ Robby Russell- part 1 part 2
- Remote Ruby Podcast: The Early Days of Rails, Long-term Maintenance, and Oh My Zsh with Robby Russell
- Legacy Code Rocks!: Keeping Up with Ruby on Rails with Robby Russell
- Developer Love: Ep. #16, Project Maintenance with Robby Russell of Planet Argon
- The Changelog: Episode #465: Oh my! Zsh.
- Once a Maintainer: Robby Russell
- IndieRails: EP#17 Robby Russell: Maintaining Planet Argon
- Open Source Stories: Robby Russell and the happy little accidental success of Oh My Zsh