Project Euler – Problem 3

This is the third post in my Project Euler series (if series is the right word). The second problem is here. Problem 3 The prime factors of 13195 are 5, 7, 13 and 29. What is the largest prime factor of the number 600851475143 ? This problem seemed rather daunting to me at first. Upon first reading it, I…

Capybara Cucumber/RSpec Setup

When we first started evaluation what to use for automation at work, we started off with this idea of using Cucumber. In a previous post I briefly talked about Cucumber and it’s Gerkin syntax. This syntax can be nice for some, and can be just another layer of maintenance for others. Rather than discuses the pros…

Gemfile.lock and the .gitignore

I don’t know about other people, but when it comes to source control systems, I don’t like putting everything in my repository. That’s why tools like Nuget exist, so we don’t have to waste space in the repository for 3rd party stuff. In svn, putting tons of crap into your repo isn’t that big of…