About Sam Phippen
Sam Phippen is an Engineer at DigitalOcean. He's British, but he lives in New York now. He's known for being Justin Searls at Ruby Conferences as well as his work as a member of the RSpec core team. He describes himself as having a love hate relationship with computers
Sam Phippen has been a guest on 1 episode
Episode 004: In The Testing Weeds With Sam Phippen and Justin Searls
February 22nd, 2017
49 mins 16 secs
rails, ruby, testing
Sam Phippen, Justin Searls, and Noel Rappin spend this episode talking about the value of test-driven development (TDD) as well as its cost. They discuss the kinds of problems that developers are likely to have after they learn TDD and attempt to apply it to a large application. Learn why Rails is both great and terrible for automated testing, and how testing can influence the structure of your code.