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Episode #236 - January 10rd, 2012

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Diving under the covers of RSpec 2.8 with a quick look at Minitest, we KnockoutJS wearing our Pumas and run all the way to SpreeConf.

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  • RSpec 2.8
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  • Minitest
  • knockout-rails
  • Puma
  • SpreeConf
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What happened in RSpec 2.8 Jump to Story

Nate did some investigation to figure out why RSpec 2.8 was faster. What he found is that they've reimplemented every built-in matcher which ships with RSpec to use classes, instead of the Matcher DSL.

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