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Sidney Eubanks
Sidney Eubanks
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Why does he put the should-matchers gem inside of the test group?

Can you put that gem anywhere? or should gems be put in specific places? I am mostly asking for future use. Like if I see a gem on Git that I want to use, if I were to install it that way (instead of in the terminal) what is the general rule of thumb for where to put the gem in the gem file? Thanks

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From what I have read, the common approach is to alphabetize your gems relative to the group that gem is in.

Sorry, I forgot about the title question. The shuld-matchers gem is placed in the test group because it is only being used while testing and not for development or production.