Phillip Gawlowski wrote:
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> Sam Rudd wrote:
> | I'm looking into ruby-debug, thanks. I'll keep the debug window 
> open, but
> | once I get good enough at Ruby to make decent programs, I'll test as 
> I go
> | using the built in tests.
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> You should use TDD from the start. It is a good habit to get into, and
> it helps thinking about what you want to do, too.
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> I used to work without tests, and quickly learned my lesson. Now, if I
> change something in my code base, errors get caught before I embarrass
> myself in public. :P
>
> I think that a debugger, for a languages like Ruby, is not really
> useful. YMMV, though.
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> Phillip Gawlowski
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I appreciate your point of view, Phillip. I was excited to work with 
ruby-debug, and I'm moving rapidly on to look at ZenTest and especially 
at rspec. I'm predicting to myself that I'm going to end up with the 
point of view you've just expressed. We'll see.

t.



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