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Episode #59 - March 16, 2010

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Happening, MacRuby and XCode, Spree, and On Cloud are covered on this episode of Ruby5. Also, we talk a bit about Good Touch, custom Shoulda macros, and remind you of the end of the call for proposals for RailsConf 2010.

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  • Red Dirt Ruby
  • Spree
  • MacRuby and XCode
  • Happening
  • Shoulda Macros
  • Good Touch
  • On Cloud
  • RailsConf CFP
  • Ruby5

Custom Shoulda Macros Jump to Story

The macros which shoulda (maintained by Thoughtbot) provide are nearly irreplaceable for simple and efficient testing. But, did you ever look to see how easy it is to create your own macros? With five or ten minutes of effort, you may end up saving yourself hours down the road and Przemysław "Szeryf" Kowalczyk wrote up a quick tutorial on some of the basics. It's worth a look if custom macros are new to you.

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