Steve Polito is a full stack web developer in the Boston Area

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How to encrypt files with Ruby and Active Support

Password managers aren't the only way to store and share sensitive information. Learn how to create a simple CLI for encrypting files.

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How to click links in Rails Mailers when writing tests

When writing an integration or system test in Rails, have you ever needed to click a link in an email? This is especially important for testing links with a unique token or that expire, such as password reset emails. Simply checking that the link exists is not sufficient, since the page it leads to is ephemeral.

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Your flaky tests might be time dependent

Time dependent tests are difficult to diagnose, and the symptoms don’t present themselves until it’s too late. This article will help you determine if your test suite is time dependent.

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