Tag Archives: jruby

Using RSpec Mocks outside of tests

When I started mocking objects using RSpec Mocks, I never thought I’d end up using them outside of actual unit testing. But this week, while working on a new internal gem to build out how we register documents, I found … Continue reading

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How Etsy Helped us Deploy

A Checkered Past When our company was founded – long before the advent of GitHub or other cloud-based social coding hubs – we used to deploy our new code to the website by copying files over the network. And in … Continue reading

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Running Padrino Tests on JRuby

This one tripped me up, and I thought others might run into it. If you are trying to run a set of specs under Padrino, you usually run: But this was blowing up for me with the following error: You … Continue reading

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Running Torquebox as a Windows Service

If you are planning on running Torquebox – the JRuby application server – as a Windows service then let me save you a bit of searching. The thing to remember is that Torquebox 2.x is – under the bonnet – … Continue reading

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A Different Direction – Why we’re choosing Ruby

Past, Present and Future Over the past few months, I’ve been thinking hard about what the future of development in fusioneer.com will look like. Since I was promoted to head up the development team over five years ago, we have … Continue reading

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Running Rails 3 on JRuby in Windows

I read an excellent post today, that resonated with me. My day job involves me using ColdFusion (CF), a interpreted language on the JVM. Say what you will about CF as a language, but the decision they made at version … Continue reading

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