Articles tagged as “ruby”

The perils of writing request specs using concurrent-ruby under the JVM

When I write an API, though I'm not a hard core TDD practitioner, I do like writing specs - especially requests specs that test the whole stack.

Adding them into an API is fast and yields quite good results compared to an app with an UI where you have to use chrome-cli or phantomjs just to get near of that level but ...

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Programming archaeology: PHP's dollar sigil

I started out with Java as my professional language and before I discovered Ruby, PHP was my main programming language of choice for new projects. This was probably six to seven years ago or more. I had some pretty good times with CodeIgniter [0] and various libraries like HHMVC [1].

In any case, I digress - even ba ...

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Using RVM for quite some time? You should clean it up a bit

I can't even remember the last time I ran rvm implode, I'd reckon I've been using RVM for about three years.

Sure: I always update it via rvm get stable but I never really clean up old Rubys or gems, I only run bundle clean --force in each repository from time to time since I don't always use bundle exec.

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