Hi! I’m an engineer, author, and coach
living in Ontario.

Erin Paget

I learn, I do, and then I teach

Well, hello there! I'm Erin, a programmer, author, and coach living in Ontario. (You may know me by a different first name, but I've been answering to “Erin” since 2017.)

One of my favourite things to do—whether the activity is programming, cooking, board games, or race walking—is to immerse myself in a skill and then share what I've learned.

For something technical like software testing, this means writing books such as Effective Testing With RSpec 3. For physical skills like race walking, it means coaching teams of athletes.

Want to know more? Check out my CV!


“It’s an essential resource for Rubyists looking to learn RSpec, or for those who use it every day. I’ve already started using it regularly as a resource.”
—Noel Rappin on the “RSpec 3” book
“Definitely a book I would recommend to others wanting to expand their programming horizons.”
—Matthew Wild on the “Seven More Languages” book
“We hired a trainer... Erin Dees, and she comes to work every Monday during lunchtime... she’s a really good coach and very good at [race] walking.... She’s been training us and getting us better and better all the time.”