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Episode #127

November 16, 2010

More interviews with Charles Nutter, Glenn Vanderburg, and David Chelimsky from RubyConf X, as well as Fuubar, minitest/benchmark, and Sucker are all on this episode o...

Stories

minitest and minitest/benchmark by seattlerb

At RubyConf, Ruby Hero Aaron Patterson mentioned his use of minitest/benchmark in the development of Arel 2. This library gives you test assertions to make sure your code performs as expected, and maintains that performance over the development of the project. For example, Aaron uses it in Arel to make sure that the library provides linear performance time as more and more complicated queries are generated. Pretty, darn, neat.

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