- Using ‘require’ explicitly interferes with class reloading in Rails
Frederick Cheung discusses this in more detail here. This might be related to the Selenium + class reloading issues some pivots have experienced in recent weeks. The alternative is to rely on Rails automagic loading or ‘require_dependency’.
- acts_as_fu makes writing database independent tests for models is easier
Props to pivot Pat Nakajima for creating acts_as_fu.