ruby Archive

Grease your Suite: Tips and Tricks for Faster Testing

Continuous integration is a great way to keep your code base organized and well tested. But when a test suite takes so long to run that developers stop running it before every commit, they lose their constant

Learning TDD through Test-first Teaching

How to get started with TDD? Test-First Teaching is an innovative teaching approach that is gaining widespread adoption. Sarah Allen talks about how she teaches Ruby and Rails through a test-first approach. She demonstrates test-first teaching and

Code Metrics with Metric Fu

Maintainability of your code can be measured in many different ways. Jake Scruggs has combined several of the tools that measure you code into one Ruby Gem: metric_fu. Video producer

Using Rake to Build, Run Unit Tests and Create Documentation

This screencast demonstrates how to use Rake to build .NET solution, run unit tests and build documentation. Rake with Ruby is a perfect combination which will eliminate Nant and MSBuild hell.

How TDD/BDD Miss the Point: Introducing EDD

Ruby’s testing culture goes way back, and has been a force for making many Ruby projects a showcase for solid, maintainable code. That said, within a business an exclusive focus on TDD and BDD can easily miss