Testing User Authentication
From the Fixture level
Our hypothetical Rails app: the Foo Club
Let's imagine that Foo Club wants you to build an application to display events. These events are of two types—public and private:
- Public events are visible to anyone visiting our application.
Say someone prospecting, to determine if the Club is a right fit.
- . . .
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Code coverage analysis tools
SimpleCov: how to add it to your tool belt and (the 5) why(s)
Why am I reading this?
Popular software development culture advises us that 100% test coverage of our code is no reason for pride. It's not even a goal to be pursued on high priority. Either taught by our experience already, or we've overheard at least an elder (developer) say say it before: having test that provide complete . . .
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Be careful the environment you choose
for it will shape you
Michael Hartl mentions in his Rails Tutorial that Rails comes equipped with three environments:
Then an aside shows how to run a console, a server and a rake task in an environment different from the implicit
development because, as he confesses
I find it confusing that the console, server, . . .
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Testing asynchronous emails
the Rails 4.2+ way
Disclaimer: These "lab notes" were originally written for and published on Engine Yard's blog back in April.
While putting them together, Noah Slater's patient feedback changed the tone and the flow of this article significantly for the better.
Having said that, let's dig in!. . .