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Load Testing with JMeter

Episode #184 4-21-2019 pro

Load Testing is an important aspect of due diligence when hosting a production application. It can also help uncover infrastructure requirements and server costs.

Continuous Integration with Travis CI

Episode #105 11-12-2017 pro

Using Continuous Integration, you can perform tasks and run your tests automatically whenever you commit your code. Travis CI offers free Continuous Integration for open source projects.

Speeding Up Tests

Episode #104 11-5-2017 free

Slow tests can slow down your development process. Using parallel_tests, you can speed up your test suite by multiple threads and running the tests in groups.

Sample Data with Factory Bot and Faker

Episode #103 10-29-2017 free

Factory Bot is a fixtures replacement which can generate the needed records directly in the tests. Faker can be used to create fake data for these records.

Feature Testing with Capybara

Episode #102 10-22-2017 free

Create Acceptance Tests or Feature Tests to extend your automated tests with browser testing. It can help tests some areas that cannot be reached with other types of tests.

Testing with RSpec

Episode #101 10-15-2017 free

Using RSpec, learn how to create tests for your application and view your coverage.

Basic Testing Introduction in Rails

Episode #100 10-8-2017 free

Using the Rails 5.1.X defaults, we have a look at what is configured and explore the different types of tests; using the provided MiniTest and Capybara.

Mail Previews and Templates

Episode #58 12-11-2016 free

Using ActionMailer::Preview preview email samples without sending them. Using Zurb's Foundation for Emails, learn how to use email templates with the Ink framework.