Month: October 2010

Managing Branches with Git

I’m trying something new and using the YouTube player. Let me know if you see any differences. In this video, I demonstrate how to create, merge, and delete local and remote branches in Git. Git is a Source Control Management system written by Linus Torvalds for managing development on the Linux operating system. Download (29.3…

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TMTC 38 – BDD and TDD: Integration and Unit Tests

In this podcast episode, I discuss writing unit tests vs integration tests and why you need both. Here's the link to Ben Mabey's talk on Cucumber. You can also find out more about Cucumber in the Screencasts and at cukes.info Download this Episode

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TMTC 37 – Peter Cooper

This week's interview with Peter Cooper was terrific! He talked a lot about entrepreurship and social media. A few sites that he has set up are: Ruby Inside Ruby Weekly Coder.io Rails Inside Ruby Flow You can also find out more about him by going to peterc.org and twitter.com/peterc Download this episode

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OAuth with the Twitter Gem

Twitter just turned off Basic Auth and is forcing application developer to use OAuth. Here is a demonstration of how to add Twitter OAuth to your Ruby on Rails Application. Download 90.9 MB Download (iPod & iPhone) 45.6 MB

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TMTC 35 – Joe Ferris from Thoughtbot

Joe is one of the talented developers at Thoughtbot in Boston, MA. Joe is a maintainer for the shoulda gem. Here's a video on how to use shoulda. Some of the gems we talked about are: Factory Girl Shoulda Suspenders Clearance Paperclip Rspec Trout Effigy Thoughtbot is responsible for HopToad. Joe also mentioned that Thoughtbot uses Pivotal Tracker and most developers use…

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