Everyday Rails Testing with RSpec book updates for August 2018

A new version of my book, featuring a migration to system specs and a couple of major errata fixes, is ready for download from Leanpub! (August 22, 2018)

My recent appearances on Ruby podcasts

In case you missed it, I've guested on a couple of podcasts in 2018. (July 18, 2018)

Simple shortcuts to get more out of Bundler

Ruby's dependency manager, Bundler, includes lots of features to help make life as a developer a little easier. Here are a few of my favorites, and the shortcuts I've written to make them even simpler to use. (June 11, 2018)

Status report: Everyday Rails Testing with RSpec updates for spring 2018

A progress report on the latest round of updates to my Rails testing book. (April 21, 2018)

Rails test coverage: Measuring what matters with SimpleCov

Many developers strive for 100% test coverage in their Rails applications, but what does that mean? And does it matter? Here's how I use the wonderful SimpleCov to help guide my testing. (March 23, 2018)

Upgrading to RSpec 3.7.2 and system specs

Support for Rails 5.1 system testing is now available to RSpec fans like you and me. Here's how I moved my book's feature specs to system specs. (January 08, 2018)

A general guide to upgrading Ruby in your Rails applications

It's the middle of December, which means a new version of Ruby will be released in just a few days. Even if you don't plan on upgrading your Rails applications to the latest version on day one, it's never a bad time to begin planning your next upgrade. (December 18, 2017)

Replacing RSpec controller tests, part 3: Removing business logic from controllers

Do you need yet another reason to move code out of controllers and into service (or whatever you want to call them) objects? How about better, forward-thinking testability? (November 20, 2017)

2017 edition of Everyday Rails Testing with RSpec is content-complete!

The final chapter of my Rails testing book is now available for download. Here's what's new, and what's coming next. (October 19, 2017)

Testing with RSpec book updated for 2017

I've released the first seven chapters (plus one) of an all new edition of my popular introduction to RSpec for Rails. Here's what's new, and what to expect next. (June 20, 2017)