Hotwired Modals

Car in a claw machine

We can use Hotwire — specifically, Stimulus and Turbo — to create some modals that present a nice, dynamic user experience. And they can do this while staying in a mutli-page app structure that Rails is so good at. First off, we need to know that, with Turbo, you can load a page with a…

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Validating Views with Capybara Queries

When you write a system test (or, as we prefer, a system spec) with Ruby on Rails, you’re exercising the whole stack from the point of view of the user. So, naturally, you have to do things like make sure that certain elements are on the page and work as you expect when you click…

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