[rspec-users] 'And' step definition

James Byrne lists at ruby-forum.com
Sat Dec 6 17:10:14 EST 2008


Mark Wilden wrote:
> Thanks for your replies, David and James. I figured as much, actually, 
> since
> you wouldn't want to have some And steps in your definition file and 
> some
> Given steps.
> 
> I was led astray by "Inside a step_definitions.rb file, steps (which
> strictly speaking should always be called step definitions) refers to 
> the *
> matcher* methods, given exactly the same names (Given, When, Then, or 
> And),
> each provided with a matcher regexp that corresponds to one or more 
> feature
> steps" in James's backgrounder. Maybe I misunderstood it.
> 

That aspect of cucumber, that Given == When == Then, is elaborated later 
in the article but I have added further clarification at that point as 
well.
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