News About The Epimetrics Group

  • RSpec Request Specs vs Cucumber

    Cucumber has major mind-share these days. Rails 3 in Action and The RSpec Book illustrate how behavior-driven development can be done alternating between integration/acceptance tests and unit tests via Cucumber and Rspec.

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  • Rails 3.1 Dev Setup

    Now that Rails 3.1 is nearing release, we’ve finally decided to migrate from 2.x development into the sunshine of the new Rails 3 world. We’re less embarrassed to be such late adopters than perhaps we should be, since at last year’s Golden Gate Ruby Conference at least half the people we talked with hadn’t yet started to move to Rails 3. But the time finally now seems right.

    References and Resources

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  • New Web Site

    At long last, a break in other more pressing projects has allowed us to update this web site, replacing the older one based on OpenACS with a true “eat your own dog food” Ruby on Rails site.

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