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Tag Archives: 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
I am very pleased to announce that Myron Marston has taken over as maintainer of the NullDB project. The official home for NullDB is now: http://github.com/nulldb/nulldb Since I began the maintainer handover process a few weeks ago Myron has done … Continue reading
I love Open Source. NullDB, a weekend hack that I barely touched after its first version, continues to attract periodic forks and patches. For a long time I’ve been meaning to sit down and roll in all the contributions that … Continue reading