Using the RSpec Around Hooks

RSpec gives you multiple hooks to facilitate setup and tear-down of your specs. Using an around hook gives you the ability to DRY up your spec_helper.
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Comparing googlemock to Mocha

Compares unit testing with mock objects in googlemock to RSpec/Mocha, highlighting the differences for someone used to higher-level languages like Ruby.

RSpec Backtrace Filtering

Recently I ran into some trouble with the way I was trying to use the Mongoid gem. Eventually I realized that RSpec was filtering out parts of my backtrace.