Notes on - for Bloods reading if you're tinkering with a non-trivial web application.
How to Permanently Prevent - Useful tweak. from ever Re-Opening Apps After a Restart
Rails has Two - Or many, really. A small exploration of why it's getting really hard to learn " Stacks " these days.
Draper 1.0.0 released - One of the more complex alternatives for decorators.
This week just...disappeared. Getting old, I guess.
Writing Beautiful - How to extend the DSL. Matchers
PgPower - Active extension to tap some of the features of .
Testing Your Factories First - tests for your testing infrastructure.
What's My - Useful little tool for wringing troubleshooting info out of non-developers. Agent?
Rack::Insight - Souped-up descendant of ::Bug.
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. …
Yet another example: A Politician Looking for Funds? Here are Two Useful Addresses
Article in thethat revealed, with the help of campaign contribution data, which addresses were associated with the most donations to presidential campaigns
These addresses are:
865 South Figueroa, (investment management company handling $ 90 billion in assets circa 2004) and CA
146 Central Park West, New York NY (which at one point …
…have put together a collection of Ultimate HTML5 Tutorials and Useful Techniques , and whether you're new to or an old hand it at already, there should be something in this set that you'll find useful.
I've taken the links from Dzinepress' article and grouped them into categories below:
Coding A 5 Layout From Scratch
HTML 5 and: The You'll Soon Be …
…wasn't a requirement of winning this Exhibition Match, but several of the entrants did. For example, MovieNight used VideoJS, the free, open-source HTML5 video player created by .
Zencoder competed in the Rails Rumble in 2009, and built ZenVDN , which won the "Most Useful" prize. We didn't compete this year.
git add —patch Useful for staging changes you've made to files. It allows you to pick and choose which changes you want to include in your next commit.
git rebase —interactive Very powerful command, but also has the potential to be dangerous. This command allows you to edit the commits which are being rebased. To put it simply, you can use this during a rebase to reorder your commits, remove unwanted patches, and make edits along the way. I recommend reading this article …
…'post-receive' file written in Ruby:
STDIN.readlines.each do |line|
rev_old, rev_new, ref = line.split(" ")
# You will get in here as many times as branches were pushed
rev_old is the old commit hash, rev_new is the new commit hash, and ref will be something like: "refs/heads/test_branch" Useful information.
git book docs to find out what.often passes things into it's hooks, check the
Good news, everyone! Our friends at Zencoder , who took home the ‘Most Useful' category prize in 2009 RailsRumble for ZenVDN , just found out that they've been accepted to Y-Combinator , the influential seed funding program run by Paul Graham and co.
Over the last few years,has spawned success stories such as , Loopt, , , , and to name but a few. Keep an eye on these guys, they're going to do great things. We wish them the best of luck!
…originally wrote this as a reply to Unit and . are as Useful as 100% Coverage
First, lets clear some things up. 100% test coverage shouldn't be a goal for your project. I believe that you should track test coverage over time, and make sure that coverage is always increasing rather than diminishing. This metric over time will tell you if you have the right amount of coverage.
Second thing.got it wrong with the name of tests. What …