[rspec-users] Sharing: dont_repeat_yourself plugin custom RSpec matcher

Ashley Moran ashley.moran at patchspace.co.uk
Tue Apr 29 15:36:28 EDT 2008


On 29 Apr 2008, at 18:25, 21croissants wrote:

> I wrote a Rails plugin which uses simian to look for duplicates  
> lines in your
> code and reports in html format, Textmate or Netbeans.
>
> I wrote it using RSpec and I have included a RSpec custom matcher:
> it { rails_application.
> with_threshold_of_duplicate_lines(4).
>  should be_DRY }
>
> If you use Autotest, your specs will fail the next time you do a nasty
> copy-paste !!!
>
> More details in http://21croissants.blogspot.com/2008/03/dry.html
>
> Feedback and patches (with specs!) welcome ;-)

Sounds good!  Any reason why you wrote it as a Rails plugin though?   
This could be used for any ruby project... except mine of course, I  
never copy and paste, honest :o)

Ashley

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