[rspec-devel] plans for cucumber

Yehuda Katz wycats at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 19:47:33 EDT 2008


Seems a lot simpler than what I'd want to add. I'd want to add some story
templates (or whatever they're called) to make it easy to do common tasks.
-- Yehuda

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 2:54 PM, aslak hellesoy <aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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