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Episode #183 - June 14, 2011

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If only someone could Manage these Candidates. You know, give 'em the ole' TorqueBox right in the Kazoo. Knock 'em off their Fixtures. Give 'em the Works! That's my Opinio, anyway. It's Ruby5.

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Most Rails developers have moved past traditional fixtures in favor of factories. But, when used incorrectly, continuously generating these factory objects can significantly slow down your tests. So, Fixturized by Jacek Szarski takes a novel approach to the issue and creates fixture files out of your utilized factories. Best of both worlds! Maybe. You'll want to check it out.

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