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Testing with VCR
Episode #291Oct 17, 201139 comments

Testing with VCR

If you ever need to test an application which communicates with an external API, VCR is the way to go. Here I show a workflow in RSpec, how to use with capybara-mechanize, how to add sanitization filtering, and more. (13 minutes)
Thinking Sphinx
Episode #120Jul 28, 2008101 comments

Thinking Sphinx

If you need a full text search engine, Thinking Sphinx is a great solution. See why in this episode. (12 minutes)
will_paginate
Episode #51Jun 29, 200788 comments

will_paginate

In edge rails (soon to be Rails 2.0), the built-in pagination has been moved into a plugin: classic_pagination. I recommend jumping over to the will_paginate plugin as shown in this episode. (6 minutes)