All Posts tagged as "rails"

Writing Tests for Rails: Continuous Integration

Around this time last year, I wrote a series of posts on writing tests for Rails apps using rspec and Capybara, beginning with the…

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Using Nested Selects for Performance in Rails

Databases are fast , even at performing fairly complex operations. This is easy to forget in the age of ORMs and abstraction and many of us…

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Making Magic with contenteditable-"true"

I love this team. I love the product and engineering team at Aha! because we believe in objectively prioritizing work. To truly build what…

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Writing Tests for Rails: Controllers

In the previous post , I discussed writing model tests to enhance the coverage of your test suite. In this final post, I’ll cover one other…

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Writing Tests for Rails: Models

In the previous post , I finished up covering how to write comprehensive feature tests for Rails applications. Feature tests will do the…

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Writing Tests for Rails: Features

In the last post , I covered mocking data with FactoryGirl and writing a basic feature test using mocked data. In this article, I’ll cover…

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Writing Tests for Rails: Factories

In the last post , I covered setting up the rspec test environment and writing your first basic feature test. In this post, I’ll cover…

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Writing Tests for Rails: Setup

In the last post , I introduced this blog series on writing effective tests for Rails and briefly reviewed the test stack we’ll be using…

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Writing Tests for Rails: Introduction

Regardless of where you fall on the endless discussion surrounding test-driven development , solid tests are absolutely essential for any…

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Using Bower with Rails

Bower , the open-source frontend package manager developed by Twitter, is quickly gaining the affections of the NodeJS community (among…

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Google OAuth2 and Rails

Today, I had to work my way through integrating Google OAuth2 authentication API access with my Ruby on Rails application, to lay the…

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