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Jason Fleetwood-Boldt

<h1>CUCUMBER FIRST STEPS</h1> Much of the online documentation for Cucumber dives right in. Here are some pointers for those very first cucumber steps for absolute newbies. I also recommend Ryan Bates's RailsCast for a good introduction. Step 1. Install & configure your gems: sudo gem install rspec...

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when running tests, I'm getting an error: undefined method `use_transactional_fixtures=` for Test::Unit::testCase:Class (NoMethodError) This happens if you generated your tests before Rails 2.3 go to test/test_helper.rb and change: class Test::Unit::testCase to: class ActiveSupport::TestCase ...

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First, isntall MySQL package installer from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.1.html#downloads DON'T DOWNLOAD THE 64-BIT VERSION!!! You must download the 32-bit version even if you have a 64-bit machine. Then I was able to run this. Note: it is important to give the gem installer the -with-mysql-config flag, and point it to the...

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Some handy information about working with those less-than-percent sign things that appear in Emulated Ruby, or .rhtml files. examplewhat it does evaluate/execute ruby code evaluate & return to buffer (result will be included in output) strip whitespace before tag strip whitespace after tag ...

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Some great shortcuts for script generation. I always try to start by building scaffold for any new entity, then remove the scaffold as needed, leaving only the pieces of the scaffold which I need. to generate a new model: script/generate scaffold Person age:integer first:string last:string some_list_id:integer * This...

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Passenger is a great thing because it makes Rails apps able to be deployed on Apache. The installation is pretty painless, but there are a few gotchas you may want to know about. Start here: http://www.modrails.com/install.html sudo gem install passenger The installation will prompt you to add this...

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Setup the working copy of the repository svn checkout First navigate to the root of your working copy. svn status This will list any files you've added, deleted or modified. svn add for any files you are adding to the...

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