Everyday Rails

Articles tagged developer-experience

Notes from migrating from Minitest to RSpec, with help from GitHub Copilot

Artificial intelligence hasn't replaced us yet, but how does it handle the boring parts of our jobs? (March 13, 2024)

Why I’ve started using justfiles in my Rails apps

Boost your developer experience with consistent command line interfaces. Here's how. (February 24, 2024)

Using devcontainers in GitHub Actions CI workflows

It's simpler than ever to wire CI pipelines, thanks to devcontainers. Here's how I run Rails test suites these days in GitHub workflows. (January 14, 2024)

A few things I've learned to simplify working in dev containers

I'm still learning as I go, but here are some tidbits I've learned so far about using dev containers for most of my software projects these days. (September 05, 2023)

Test with confidence!

If you liked my series on practical advice for adding reliable tests to your Rails apps, check out the expanded ebook version. Lots of additional, exclusive content and a complete sample Rails application.


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