[rspec-devel] plans for cucumber

Yehuda Katz wycats at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 17:14:25 EDT 2008


I'm also really excited about cucumber/merb combos and might be looking into
adding some support for common stories. I'd love to take a look at anything
you do first so I could potentially integrate it :)
-- Yehuda

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 8:37 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 10:32 AM, Matthijs Langenberg
> <mlangenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > David,
> >
> > I haven't used the story runner on a project yet, but I'm planning to
> > use Cucumber on a Merb project (if actually possible).
>
> Anything's possible, though you'll have to provide some of your own
> magic. Cucumber is already wired to deal w/ rolling back AR
> transactions between each scenario, but that's only for AR.
>
> > I'm really excited about Cucumber I'll toy around with in the next days.
>
> Let us know how it works.
>
> Thanks,
> David
>
> >
> >
> > - Matthijs
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 3:52 PM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> Hey all,
> >>
> >> Let's make this official. We're planning to replace the RSpec Story
> >> Runner with Cucumber. The rspec-1.1.5 release will still include the
> >> Story Runner (several fixes since the last release). So if you're not
> >> already using stories and you want to start, start with cucumber
> >> (http://github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber).
> >>
> >> For those of you already using stories, we're going to take steps to
> >> make this as simple as possible.
> >>
> >> 1. We're going to do one more release with things as they are
> >> currently structured (with Story Runner as part of the gem/plugin).
> >> 2. Aslak has posted the current migration path at
> >>
> http://github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber/wikis/migration-from-rspec-stories
> >> and we'll work to make it simpler if we can.
> >> 3. Story Runner will be released as a separate gem/plugin that you are
> >> free to use, however we're not putting any additional development
> >> effort into it once cucumber is released. It will be up on github and
> >> anyone who wishes to use/maintain it is free to do so.
> >>
> >> Feel free to respond with questions/concerns (praise is welcome too!).
> >> We're really excited about Cucumber and all the benefits it brings
> >> (see http://blog.davidchelimsky.net/2008/9/22/cucumber), and we want
> >> to make the transition as easy as we can for the pioneers among you
> >> who are already using stories.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> David
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