[rspec-devel] integration testing/rspec/rbehave

Matt Aimonetti mattaimonetti at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 04:10:23 EDT 2007


Any news? Anyone knows if Dan is back?

-Matt

On 7/24/07, Obie Fernandez <obiefernandez at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Has there been any further progress on this front? Hi Dan! Are you
> back from holiday?
>
> Cheers,
> Obie
>
> On 6/27/07, Dan North <dan at tastapod.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the mention David.
> >
> > I'm very excited about the idea of rspec+rbehave becoming a killer stack
> > for integration/acceptance testing and full "outside-in" BDD.
> >
> > Having said that, I don't know nearly enough about rails or the
> > rails/rspec integration points. I've lurked on this list for some time
> > now, and I have noticed that a lot of the issues in the tracker are
> > about rails integration. I would really appreciate any help from the
> > people on this list to help bring that richness of integration into
> rbehave.
> >
> > To reiterate what David said, please feel free to contact me directly or
> > join the rbehave-devel list if you are interested in helping out. I'm
> > away until mid-July, but I'll be in touch then. In the meantime please
> > feel free to gem install rbehave and take it for a spin.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Dan
> >
> >
> > David Chelimsky wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Dan North has released rbehave:
> > > http://dannorth.net/2007/06/introducing-rbehave,
> > > http://rubyforge.org/projects/rbehave/. He used rspec to describe it,
> > > and it actually uses rspec's expectation library to express the
> > > details. The idea is that while rspec excels at expressing object
> > > behaviour, rbehave is targeted at story level behaviour. By using
> > > rspec expectations for both there's very little context shifting for
> > > developers who use both tools on the same project. The only real
> > > difference is in how object-specific examples are structured in rspec
> > > vs stories and scenarios in rbehave.
> > >
> > > With that context, there is one big thing missing from our BDD/Rails
> > > toolset, and that is pure ruby rails integration testing. I'd like to
> > > propose that we focus on getting that support into rbehave. If any of
> > > you are interested in contributing to this effort, please join the
> > > rbehave-devel list (http://rubyforge.org/mail/?group_id=1475) and let
> > > Dan know.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > David
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