24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By livelessons of Videos related to 'Ruby on Rails demo' 9 months ago.
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BDD) with Capybara & Rspec; better automated testing with Guard & Spork; roll your own authentication with has_secure_password; and an introduction to Gherkin & Cucumber. These focused video lessons help you learn crucial new skills fast— and put them to work immediately! Watch top Rails developer Michael Hartl guide you through building a complete application using today's best practices for MVC and REST design, layout, Ruby coding, security, testing, deployment, …

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For the same reasons, if you're using Spork and Guard, delete them from your Gemfile , delete your Guardfile , and delete any related Spork code in spec/spec_helper.rb or spec/support/ .

Start Zeus

Zeus will need to be running before you can use its commands: zeus start

I usually run this, and other long-running processes in a tmux session .

Now, those original commands will have the benefit of Rails boot time in under a second: zeus rspec spec/models/user_spec.rb …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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A look at using Ruby tools (like Bundler and Guard) to automate common Web development workflows.

Don't Make Your Code 'More Testable'

Gregory Moeck reflects on the mocking and OO design trends in the Ruby world and proposes a way forward to think about the 'testability' of our code (or not, as the case may be).

RubyMotion Tutorials: A Resource Site

A simple resources site aiming to collect together links relevant to learning …

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On The Pug Automatic almost 2 years ago.
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Sometimes, Guard gets the idea that you probably want to run all the tests, when you really don't.

Also, sometimes Guard's file detection gets choked up for whatever reason and won't run tests immediately when you save a file, or at all.

All this is, of course, more of an annoyance if you have a slow test suite. But it gets pretty frustrating with sub-second tests as well, as you recalibrate your impatience.

As it turns out, there's a way to get the benefits of Guard

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By Doug Avery of Viget.com Blogs almost 2 years ago.
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Bundler maintains a package of Ruby gems that all devs can easily access and install, and Guard handles the automation of running them at the appropriate times (for example, when a .scss file is saved).

Case Study: BrianRegan.com

Late last year, we relaunched BrianRegan.com , complete with a new design and ExpressionEngine backend. Using Guard and Bundler, we were able to work with a number of powerful Ruby tools in a repeatable, distributed fashion. This …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.
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Sublime Text 2 Guard Plugin

This project provides integration of Guard (a tool that handles and responds to events on file system modifications) into the Sublime Text 2 editor. Handy if you want your tests to run automatically but then see the results directly in ST2.

Thor: Toolkit for Building Command Line Interfaces

Thor is not a new tool but it has a new Web site so check it out. It makes an interesting alternative to Rake for certain use cases (although …

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On Ruby on Rails Tutorial News almost 2 years ago.
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Better automated testing with Guard & Spork

Roll your own authentication with has_secure_password

An introduction to Gherkin & Cucumber

The 2nd edition includes some free screencasts , and the full series is available for purchase here:

http://railstutorial.org/screencasts

The purchase price is $ 125 for the full PDF/screencast bundle, but (as noted above) you can use the coupon code 2ndEd to get 20% off through June 28.

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On Ruby on Rails Tutorial News almost 2 years ago.
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Better automated testing with Guard & Spork

Roll your own authentication with has_secure_password

An introduction to Gherkin & Cucumber

The 2nd edition includes some free screencasts , and the full series is available for purchase here:

http://railstutorial.org/screencasts

The purchase price is $ 125 for the full PDF/screencast bundle, but (as noted above) you can use the coupon code 2ndEd to get 20% off through June 28.

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By Gregg Pollack of Envy Labs almost 2 years ago.
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Mobile, Knockout.js, jRuby on Rails, Pry, and using Guard and Spork.

" OMG Gregg are you saying Code School is 100% the answer?"

No, and here's where things get really awesome. When you finish Rails Testing for Zombies you're going to get a free month of Destroy All Software screencasts by Gary Bernhardt. Dray, a senior developer at Envy Labs, watched 50 of these in the span of a 3 days because they were so eye-opening and he tells me …

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By Gregg of Orlando Ruby Users Group almost 2 years ago.
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…by RVM. It also involves several simple command line tools like Pry, Guard, and Pow and that will make your development life so much easier.

Envy Labs will provide free drinks and beer. Yup. FREE BEER! Come hang out in our space, learn some, and talk Ruby. =)

Oh, and please take a moment to RSVP over on http://www.meetup.com/Orlando-Ruby/ . Yup, we're moving over to Meetup.. so this page may end up Redirecting over there any moment now.

Also, if you're …

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