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Rake Tasks Flashcards

A flashcard app to test your knowledge of Rake tasks.

Outputs:

    Q: What rake task does the following: Run tests quickly by merging all types and not resetting db?
    A: test:all
    Correct
    Do you want to continue? (Y/N): y

    Q: What rake task does the following: Load the seed data from db/seeds.rb?
    A: db:seed
    Correct
    Do you want to continue? (Y/N): y

    Q: What rake task does the following: Run tests quickly by merging all types and not resetting db?
    A: db:test
    Incorrect. The answer is: test:all
    Do you want to continue? (Y/N): n

Read about the humble beginnings of Rake in Rational.doc. For a good introduction to Rake, head to Jason Seifer’s blog.

    "I never intended to write this code. I‘m not convinced it is useful, and I‘m not convinced anyone would even be interested in it."
    -  Jim Weirich