[rspec-users] a custom progress bar formatter

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 18:09:13 EST 2008

"nicholas a. evans" <nick at ekenosen.net> writes:

> I've always been a little bit bemused by the default ruby test/unit and
> rspec output.  Basically, what I want is a progress bar and that any
> errors and warnings be displayed immediately. I also want warnings to be
> printed for slow specs. When using color, I want the entire progress bar
> printed in green if everything is good, yellow if there has been a
> warning, and red if there has been an error.
> And then I remembered that rspec makes it super easy to write your own
> custom formatter.  So I did.  :-)
> http://ekenosen.net/nick/devblog/2008/12/better-progress-bar-for-rspec/
> Let me know what you think.  Is this useful to anyone?  Any ideas for
> improvements?

Cool idea!


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