Ruby

Ruby

Getting into the details of my favorite language
Jun
04
Using RSpec Feature Tests to Actually Test What You Think You're Testing

Using RSpec Feature Tests to Actually Test What You Think You're Testing

Given the brittleness of RSpec's have_tag matcher and the presence of new Webrat and Capybara matchers that do a better job, have_tag was not included in rspec-rails-2.
4 min read
May
28

A close read of the ActionDispatch::TestResponse class

Last week I talked about how I didn't know what an ActionDispatch::TestResponse was, or how and why it gets
7 min read
May
22
How does anyone learn to test?

How does anyone learn to test?

This week I got to the part of the "Learn Enough to Be Dangerous" Rails Tutorial where you write a
4 min read
Apr
30
The Second Thing I Do On Every Project

The Second Thing I Do On Every Project

One of my goals for this summer is to spend some quality time with Rails. I’ve got a copy
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