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Episode #324

November 20, 2012

Crowd-funded door locks, cloud-hosted spreadsheets, fast key-value storage, faster tests, and lots of concurrency on this episode of Ruby5.


Faster Testing with RSpec Tags

Clemens Helm has a blog post on using RSpec tags to categorize your tests by speed. He broke his tests into one group that’s fast enough to run with each refactoring on his dev box, and a second, slower group that’s run only by the continuous integration server. With RSpec tags, he was able to pick which group runs at any given time.

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Episode #323

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