[rspec-users] ANN: RSpec 0.9.0 beta-1 available for download.

Scott Taylor mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com
Thu Apr 5 17:31:26 EDT 2007


When are you going to convert trunk to 0.9?  Do you more-or-less have  
a time frame? (I understand these things are set in stone).

In the mean time, should I be patching against trunk, or is there a  
convenient way to patch against 0.9 right now?

Best,

Scott



On Apr 4, 2007, at 12:33 PM, aslak hellesoy wrote:

> We'd like to get some feedback on RSpec 0.9 before we start pushing
> out releases via Rubyforge's gem server and update the website. We
> have therefore made the first beta of 0.9 available - both prepackaged
> and tagged in subversion (see below).
>
> RSpec 0.9 introduces a new API for expectations, which essentially
> means that your underscores go away (there has been other discussions
> on the lists about this). In addition to this, you can say describe/it
> instead of context/specify. We believe this will lead to even more
> readable - and well-written specs. (context/specify will still be
> supported for a while).
>
> == Translator ==
> In order to ease the transition from 0.8 to 0.9, we have included a
> tool to translate your 0.8 style specs to 0.9 style. After installing
> the 0.9 gem, you should run:
>
> spec_translator path_to_my_spec_dir path_to_my_translated_spec_dir
>
> (or alternatively, if you have your code under version control and can
> do a revert if things go wrong:)
>
> spec_translator path_to_my_spec_dir path_to_my_spec_dir
>
> (This will translate your specs in-place)
>
> == Where to get it ==
>
> RSpec core is available here:
>
> * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/rspec-0.9.0.gem
> * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/rspec-0.9.0.tgz
> * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/rspec-0.9.0.zip
> * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/RSpec-0.9.0.tmbundle.tgz
>
> == Rails users ==
> For those of you who want to install 0.9 beta as plugins, the svn  
> URLs are:
> * svn://rubyforge.org/var/svn/rspec/tags/REL_0_9_0_BETA_1/rspec
> * svn://rubyforge.org/var/svn/rspec/tags/REL_0_9_0_BETA_1/ 
> rspec_on_rails
>
> (Don't forget to do do a "script generate rspec" to update your  
> local files)
>
> Cheers,
> Aslak
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