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Contributing to Open Source
Episode #300Nov 21, 201112 comments

Contributing to Open Source

GitHub makes it easier than ever to contribute to open source with pull requests. Here I show how to submit a pull request to the VCR project. (9 minutes)
Spork
Episode #285Sep 26, 201149 comments

Spork

Spork improves the loading time of your test suite by starting up your Rails application once in the background. Use it with Guard for the ultimate combo in fast feedback while doing TDD. (9 minutes)
Testing Time & Web Requests
Episode #276Jul 25, 201129 comments

Testing Time & Web Requests

It can be difficult to test code that deals with the current time or an external web request. Here I show you how to do both using the Timecop and FakeWeb gems. (8 minutes)
How I Test
Episode #275Jul 18, 2011118 comments

How I Test

Here I show how I would add tests to the password reset feature created in the previous episode. I use RSpec, Capybara, Factory Girl, and Guard to make request, model, and mailer specs. (15 minutes)
Guard
Episode #264May 02, 201132 comments

Guard

Guard watches files and runs a command after a file is modified. This allows you to automatically run tests in the background, restart your development server, reload the browser, and more. (8 minutes)
Testing JavaScript with Jasmine
Episode #261Apr 11, 201127 comments

Testing JavaScript with Jasmine

Are you testing your JavaScript? Learn how to add specs using Jasmine. This episode also covers jQuery integration with jasmine-jquery. (15 minutes)
Request Specs and Capybara
Episode #257Mar 14, 201132 comments

Request Specs and Capybara

Request specs in RSpec are a great way to ensure the entire application stack is working properly. Here I also show how to use capybara with integrated JavaScript testing using Selenium. (13 minutes)
Testing Exceptions
Episode #187Nov 09, 200928 comments

Testing Exceptions

Sometimes bad code slips into production and triggers a 500 error. Learn how to be notified of this and resolve it through integration tests. (10 minutes)
Pickle with Cucumber
Episode #186Nov 02, 200931 comments

Pickle with Cucumber

Pickle adds many convenient Cucumber steps for generating models. Also learn about table diffs in this episode. (16 minutes)
Metric Fu
Episode #166Jun 15, 200921 comments

Metric Fu

Metric Fu is a compilation of several tools to help find areas of code that could be improved. In this episode I show you how to setup this tool on the railscasts.com source code. (9 minutes)