[rspec-users] rSpec, Selenium and screenshots

Mark Ryall mark.ryall at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 07:49:15 EDT 2008


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On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 9:27 PM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 6:29 AM, Andrew WC Brown <omen.king at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 6:25 AM, Bart Zonneveld <loop at superinfinite.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hey list,
> > >
> > > I'm currently playing with the selenium acceptance test-thingies, and
> > > I want to build something that saves a screenshot when a test fails.
> > > However, I have no clue whatsoever where to implement this. I'm
> > > thinking it should be along the line of:
> > > - apply a general after_each, in which we
> > > - check whether we were using selenium (no idea how yet), and
> > > - if an error occured, take a screenshot, and save it somewhere
> > >
> > > Any ideas?
> > > thanks a bunch,
> > > bartz
>
> > Doesn't Selenium already do that?
> > Mine takes screenshots on failure.
>
> Selenium does support this but I don't think it's automatic. spec_ui
> (part of rspec-exts at rubyforge) automates this, but it's quite dated
> and doesn't work w/ the current rspec. I know Aslak has something
> working with WATIR and the current RSpec, but has yet to open source
> it.
>
> All this to say that we will be supporting this, likely in an updated
> spec_ui. Just a matter of when.
>
> Cheers,
> David
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