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N + 1: When More Queries Is a Good Thing

Parth Modi explains how he discovered that fixing the N + 1 Query Problem isn't always about reducing the number of queries. Sometimes,...
Parth Modi, 2 days ago
00:17:01
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Feature Tests with RSpec: Simulate User Behavior and Test Your Ruby App

Feature (or integration) tests are probably the most interesting type of all. In these tests, you are simulating users' behavior and...
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Feb 09
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Video Uploads with Rails and Ziggeo

Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, 5 days ago
00:18:48
Ruby

Setting Up Automated Testing with RSpec

Automated testing is really widespread these days and of course Ruby has its own set of tools. One of these is RSpec, an insanely popular...
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Nov 12
08:52
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Local Variable Scope in Ruby and How to Get Around It

Any serious Ruby developer has to understand what the scope is and how relates to variables. However, did you know that local variables...
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Oct 13
Ruby

The Conventions of Contributing to Open Source

Glenn Goodrich, Nov 24
00:11:50
Ruby

Discovering the Differences Between Blocks, Procs and Lambdas

Ruby developers love blocks and use them every day, however in many cases the blocks are executing immediately. What if you'd like to...
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 23
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Talk with the Experts: Glenn Goodrich

This is a recap of our recent AMA with Glenn Goodrich, our Ruby channel editor and author behind Rails: Novice to Ninja on SitePoint. 
Jeff Smith, Nov 23
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