Logger – simple, yet powerful Rails debugging tool

I don’t know about You, but logs are for me most powerful debugging tool. Placing many logger.debug or logger.info can quickly provide info what is happening inside Rails application. This approach is especially useful when something wrong is happening and trigger is unknown. Placing many logging directives can provide data for analysis what could be […]

Testing binary downloads with Webrat

I’m using Webrat to keep some sanity when approaching maintenance of new application. Customers often come to me with legacy code, which somehow is not covered by tests. In such case integration tests are way to go, since they provide most bang of Yours bucks – each written test could cover many parts of application. […]