August 2011

Double Clicking in Capybara

By Brian Ryckbost

Need to define a capybara step for double clicking an element? Here’s what we came up with.

Calendar About Nothing Invades My Shell

By Brian Ryckbost

A quick introduction to a weekend project: Inspired by my terminal outputting the last login date, shows the date of your last open source contribution as tracked by Calendar About Nothing.

Test Multiple Rubies by Combining Bundler and RVM

By Zach Moazeni

I have read several opinions that are either pro-Bundler or pro-RVM, but despite the current debate they do not have to be mutually exclusive.

Leading the Open Source Ruby Community

By Brian Ryckbost

A look into leadership and how it ties in to the open source community. It’s more than superiority; it is social influence and deeply impacts how we communicate and work on projects.

Simultaneous Capybara Sessions in Cucumber

By Steve Richert

There’s something very satisfying about watching your Cucumber test suite run (and pass), especially when the tests are running in your browser. I can’t help but think, “Man, I’m glad I don’t have to do all of this myself.” That’s especially true when your testing requires multiple sessions. The old me would fire up a couple different browsers and get to work. But that was the old me.

Command Line Feedback from RVM and Git

By Zach Moazeni

If you’re like me, most of your day is working in Git and RVM. I am frequently typing `git branch` to remember what branch I’m on, and `rvm gemdir` to remember what ruby version and gemset I’m using. With all those wasted cycles, there has to be a better way. And there is.