Tag Archives: database

Configuring database_cleaner with Rails, RSpec, Capybara, and Selenium

How I avoid finding myself in database bizarro world while testing Rails apps. Continue reading

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New maintainer needed for NullDB

NullDB, for those who don’t know, is a null backend for ActiveRecord. Unlike RSpec’s stub_object, rather than raise an exception on DB access, will NullDB DB interactions simply become no-ops. This is handy for things like testing after_save hooks in … Continue reading

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NullDB for DataMapper

The first Ruby library I ever released, and still the one I get the most emails about, is NullDB. NullDB is an ActiveRecord database adapter which simply turns every database operation into a no-op. It is useful for speeding up … Continue reading

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