Marc Reynolds

Marc is an Engineering Manager at Doximity where he builds software to make doctors’ lives easier. He’s been working in Ruby for more than a decade and loves the beauty and simplicity of the language. When away from his computer, Marc enjoys training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and snowboarding in Taos, New Mexico.

Modularizing Rails Monoliths One Bite at a Time

As Rails monoliths grow, coupling becomes increasingly difficult to manage. Many have reached for hope in microservices but instead found higher complexity. The Modular Monolith approach is a proven, lightweight alternative that offers the benefits of enforced boundaries without being cumbersome. This talk proposes a phased approach to refactoring toward this style using the packwerk gem.