Articles by Michael Crismali

Michael is a member of DevMynd's software engineering team focusing on mobile apps and web development. He has been with the company since 2013.

React with Standard JS and Snazzy: 2017 Edition

It was only a few months ago I wrote a blog post on how to set up Create React App with Standard JS, but in that short amount of time things have changed. The process is a little different now and, more importantly, the last time around I  forgot to mention that this set up […]

Setting Up RSpec And Capybara In Rails 5 For Testing

There are a lot of great tools for testing Rails apps; RSpec and Capybara are particularly great. While basic integration of these two is fairly straightforward, there are a few gotchas that can lead to some fairly confusing behavior. (If you’re more interested in unit testing the JavaScript in your Rails app, check out this post […]

Create React App and Standard JS

(Note: An new post about setting up linting with Standard JS in your projects can be found here.) Here I’m going to show you how to set up Standard JS in your Create React App. In case you don’t know, Create React App is a fantastic way to get a React web application up and running […]

Setting Up Your Rails 5 App For JavaScript Testing

About 2 years ago I wrote about how to set up your Rails app for JavaScript testing, so I figured it was time for an update. It’s pretty much the same as the previous post, but it assumes you’re using Rails 5 and newer versions of Teaspoon and Magic Lamp. And away we go! Setting […]

Jsonb Accessor 1.0 Beta and 0.4 Beta Releases

Hello all! We’ve just released a 1.0 beta and 0.4 beta versions of our Jsonb Accessor gem. The 0.4 beta version works with ActiveRecord 4.2 and 5.0, although we don’t recommend using it on 5.0 because the shiny new 1.0 beta is here. It only supports ActiveRecord 5.0 and up and I’m proud to say […]