July 2011

Rails 3.1 Hackfest this Saturday

By Zach Moazeni

There’s a Rails Hackfest this weekend and we are opening our doors to Rails devs who want to participate.

Speaking and Teaching at Lonestar Ruby Conf

By Zach Moazeni

I’m going to be speaking and teaching at Lonestar RubyConf this year. Look us up if you’re attending.

The Search for Speedier Javascript Scenarios

By Brian Ryckbost

Try out capybara-webkit for faster javascript scenarios.

Test Your API with Cucumber and json_spec

By Steve Richert

At Collective Idea, we do a lot of work with RESTful JSON APIs. They can be a joy to build but a pain to test. We’re currently working on a project that’s all API all the time, so we developed some reusable Cucumber steps for testing. Now, we’ve abstracted all that goodness out into its own gem… json_spec.