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Running your rails app without a browser

I still get to switch over to rails 1.1. Mind you, I have been running around with my hair on fire doing more mundane things like preparing my tax return.
In building upon that article on integration testing by Jamis, I ran accross an article from Mike Clark is describing in great details how to run your Rails App, without a browser.
And this is just what the doctor ordered for fairly complex test scenarii. Just imagine the possibility of automating full scripts that go across multiple controllers, exercise how your models related to each other…
Plus that app object has got to be useful while debugging!