Day 42.5 – TDD with Gems

Let’s talk about gems! What is a gem? Well, a gem is basically just a nicely packaged collection of code that can be easily plugged right into a Rails project to gain some functionality. Gems are great! Let’s look at some examples… Continue reading


Day 42 – Finally Finished TDD

It feels good to be finally out of the TDD section. TDD is a huge thing in Rails, and I think the reasons for that are in part due to the availability of awesome Gems like RSpec, Capybara, and Factory Girl. This post will be a recap of the few non-TDD related happenings at the Dojo over the past week up to day 42 Continue reading