Screencast Guard and Spork Ruby

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  1. jacob said

    In addition to the growl gem, rb-fsevent is also OS X specific. Check out guard's README for instructions on other operating systems: https://github.com/guard/guard

  2. Felipe Espinoza said

    it's a really useful screencast, I didn't knew spork, it's great!

  3. alarmingsword said

    Agreed, it is a really useful screencast. Had no idea spork existed. Thanks!

  4. antsav said

    Alarmingsword, Hartl explained techniques with spork long time ago and Matt, you are a smart guy, don't read text from the screen so obviously. in general - screencast is great, thank you! ;-)

  5. romayne whyte said

    unfortunately spork does not support windows need fork which only work for Mac and Linux

  6. antsav said

    ROM8000, you can use Cygwin in windows. As well I've used spork on windows, much slower than on Mac but works.

  7. Padmanabhan said

    Thanks ...it was much useful to get started with Rspec and with these utilities ...It's really awesome!

  8. Mr. Manage said

    brew install growlnotify resulted in Error: No available formula for growlnotify so I downloaded it and restarted http://growl.info/downloads#generaldownloads

  9. Peter Degen-Portnoy said

    Very nice presentation; chock full of information presented effectively without filler.

  10. Ryan Atallah said

    Very thorough approach to fully optimizing Rails testing environments.

  11. nikita said

    A realy helpful advice. I am new to Rails and was quite dissapointed seeing that my tests are... slow. I almost bought a new computer. That video saved $1000 for me :)

  12. Dmitry Tsoy said

    what's current spork repo url? https://github.com/timcharper/spork - get 404.

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In this intermediate Rails screencast Matt teaches how to use the Guard and Spork libraries to quickly and automatically run your tests in the background as you're developing your Rails app.

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