[rspec-devel] plans for cucumber

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 17:54:01 EDT 2008


On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Yehuda Katz <wycats at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>

That's great! I'd add be happy to have some Merb glue in the Cucumber
codebase - similar to what's there for Rails:
http://github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber/tree/master/lib/cucumber/rails

Aslak

> 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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