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TDD

2014
June
Mocks aren't stubs: mockist & classic testing

With the famed “TDD is dead” debate around the Rails community largely coming to an end, I found myself referencing Martin Fowler’s article, Mocks Aren’t Stubs a good deal, trying to make sense of it in terms of how I write tests and code.

Running Mocha tests with ES6/AMD modules

In one of my personal projects (Chordmeister), I’ve been trying to upgrade the code to be written in ES6 modules and transpile down to AMD modules with Square’s very excellent es6-module-transpiler project.

2012
April
Speeding up Rspec/Cucumber feedback times without sacrificing coverage

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