…Postgression - Self-destructingdatabases for your testing needs.
Geeksphone - OS preview devices are on the horizon.
mincss - to strip out unused from web pages.
Watching a nuclear-powered robot land via sky crane ondoes make a lot of this stuff seem less important.
MacBacon - clone designed to work with / .
Noel Rappin reflects on the various '' and 'fast tests' discussions going around the Ruby world as of late.
Why I 't Like factory_girl
This post won't be without controversy butoutlines why he thinks the convenience of factories has 'set Rails testing strategies and software design back two years.' Worth a read even if you disagree.
Advanced in Rails: Revised (for 2012)
…and getting geared up for some fantastic events.
- asks if is interpreted or compiled.
- Noel Rappin shows the importance of controlling your development environment.
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Noel Rappin - Test Your Legacy Rails Code
Ben Scofield - Break It Down
Rogelio J. Samour - No Sudo for You!
Joe O'Brien - People Patterns
Rails Test Prescriptions is a comprehensive guide to testing Rails applications, covering Test-Driven Development from both a theoretical perspective (why to test) and from a practical perspective (how to test effectively). It covers the core Rails testing tools and procedures for Rails 2 and Rails 3, and introduces popular add-ons, including Cucumber, Shoulda, Machinist, Mocha, and Rcov.
This guest post is contributed by Noel Rappin , who is a Senior with , and has been a professional web developer for a dozen years. He is the author of four technical books. The most recent, , is available for purchase at http://www.pragprog.com/titles/nrtest/rails-test-prescriptions . has a Ph.D. from the of , where he studied educational technology and learner-centered design.
…addition to the standard talks, there was also a tutorial track, featuringand Noel Rappin discussing how to get started with , and how to test a legacy environment, respectively.
Finally, there was a coding dojo hosted by the guys over at @ ObtivaCorp ) where attendees could drop in and practice pair programming, , and learn about cool tech like !(
A big thanks to thegroup for hosting such a spectacular conference!
Today I got to pair with Noel Rappin and Jen Lindner. Actually, it was more tri-programming than pair programming. Jen is an apprentice currently being mentored by Noel, so they didn't want split apart. I hopped in to try to be helpful, but I felt kind of in the way for most of the day.
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