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Why I don't enjoy RSpec all that much

One of the reasons I prefer testing with Minitest is the dissatisfaction with my everyday RSpec work. Here are things I don’t like about typical RSpec test suites and how to fix them.

gem-compare's new contributors

gem-compare v1.2.0, new contributors, and 200+ GitHub starts.

Migrating Rails cookies to the new JSON serializer

How to move from Marshal to the new Rails 7 default JSON serializer.

Understanding ViewComponent concepts by building a button

The ViewComponent library from GitHub is becoming a popular answer to building design systems in server-rendered Rails applications. Let’s understand the basics by creating a fancy component button.

A hybrid development Docker Compose setup for Rails

Lots of developers choose between dockerizing their development setup or leaving it as is. There is also a viable hybrid approach in combining Docker Compose with native processes.

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