Configure Sidekiq With Rails

Published at November 23, 2020 ·  4 min read

According to their website Sidekiq is an efficient background processing for Ruby. It says Ruby but you can also use it in Rails and it even has a nice web UI where you can see some stats. This blog post will be a brief overview of how to configure Sidekiq in Rails. The very first thing is to add the gem in the Gemfile like this gem 'sidekiq', '~> 6.1.0' and run bundle install...

Minitest Custom Assertions

Published at November 19, 2020 ·  4 min read

Since I discovered the world of testing and TDD I’ve loved the philosophy behind it and the safety net that it brings. My first interaction with testing was with Ruby on Rails specifically with RSpec, but I’ll admit it, understanding and getting used to testing is not easy but RSpec did a very good job at making it easier and in combination with shoulda matchers makes tests wonderfully easy to read....