If you are looking to step up your RSpec knowledge, I definitely recommend “Effective Testing with RSpec 3” by Myron Marston and Ian Dees. In this post I’ll sum up my main takeaways from the book, covering the motivations for testing, what makes for a good test, and describing the main types of specs you should focus on.
In November 2018 I had the pleasure of visiting sunny Los Angeles to attend RubyConf, my first-ever tech conference. I’ll tell you about my experience of going as an Opportunity Scholar, some tips on how to get the most out of your experience, and why I think everyone should attend at least one tech conference.
Creating your own Jekyll theme gem is awesome for several reasons:
• Jekyll is an open-source platform where you can learn from others, and your own creation may inspire the next person to take the torch and create something great of their own.
• You will learn a ton in the process, including how to publish a gem.
• You can customize and make your theme exactly how you’d like it to be.