[rspec-users] a custom progress bar formatter

Zach Dennis zach.dennis at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 20:28:37 EST 2008

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 5:19 PM, nicholas a. evans <nick at ekenosen.net> wrote:
> 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/

Pictures are worth a thousands word, can you post a screenshot on the
blog post?

> Let me know what you think.  Is this useful to anyone?  Any ideas for
> improvements?
> --
> Nick
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Zach Dennis

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