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More on Cucumber
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

There is a lot more to Cucumber than I showed in an earlier episode. See how to refactor complex scenarios in this episode.

Factories not Fixtures
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

Fixtures are external dependencies which can make tests brittle and difficult to read. In this episode I show a better alternative using factories to generate the needed records.

RSpec Matchers & Macros
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

You can improve the readability and remove duplication in RSpec by adding matchers and macros. Learn how in this episode.

Webrat
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

If you prefer writing integration tests in ruby instead of Cucumber's plain english, consider interacting with Webrat directly as I show in this episode.

Jim Gochee & Advanced RPM
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Apr 09

Jim Gochee is the VP of Engineering at New Relic, where he's helped shape RPM, their server monitoring tool. After asking him his recommendations for Scaling Rails, we take a closer look at some of the advanced features of New Relic's RPM tool. If you haven't seen some of the upper tier performance m...

Jesse Newland & Deployment
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Apr 09

Jesse Newland works at Rails Machine, where he's helped scale many Rails applications. In this episode we ask him for 3 tips to help us Scale our applications. We're then going to take a closer look at one of his recommendations: how to properly deploy a Rails app.

Beginning with Cucumber
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Apr 09

Cucumber is a high-level testing framework. In this episode we will create a new Rails application from scratch using behavior driven development.

Polymorphic Association
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Apr 09

Polymorphic associations can be perplexing. In this episode I show you how to set it up in Active Record and then move to the controller and view layer.

PDFs with Prawn
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Apr 09

Prawn is an excellent Ruby library for generating PDF documents. Learn how to use it along with the Prawnto plugin in this episode.

Rails 2.3 Extras
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 14 Mar 09

This episode finishes up this series on Rails 2.3. Here you will learn about several smaller additions in 2.3

Rack Middleware
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 07 Mar 09

Rack middleware is a way to filter a request and response coming into your application. In this episode I show how to modify the response body using middleware

Rails Metal
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 07 Mar 09

Rails Metal is a way to bypass the standard Rails request process for a performance boost. In this episode you will learn how to shave off a few milliseconds using Metal.