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Effective Testing with RSpec 3 by Myron Marston, Ian Dees

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We hope this book is useful to a wide range of developers, from people who are just getting started with RSpec to those who have written thousands of tests with it. That said, we have made a few assumptions in order to keep the book from getting too bogged down with introductory material.

First, we assume you’re familiar with Ruby. You don’t need to be an expert. We stick to the basics of classes, methods, and blocks for the most part. We will be directing you to install several Ruby gems, so it’ll be useful to be familiar with that process as well. If you’re new to Ruby, we recommend you first learn the language a bit using resources like Zed Shaw’s Learn Ruby the Hard Way eBook or the Ruby tutorials at exercism.io.[3][4]

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