[rspec-users] Caboosers drop RSpec

Ben Mabey ben at benmabey.com
Tue Nov 4 16:30:18 EST 2008


Pat Maddox wrote:
> Fernando Perez <lists at ruby-forum.com> writes:
>
>   
>> As a starter, can someone tell me if the specs defined in 
>> restful_authentication are clever? Can I learn from them?
>>
>> Because right now I find them overwhelming, complicated, over-testing, 
>> etc.
>>     
>
> I don't even use restful_auth, precisely because I thought the specs
> sucked.  I remember checking it out, running the specs and stories and
> there were like 400 specs and 60 stories or something.  It was like wtf
> isn't this thing just doing authentication?
>
> I've been working on giternal [1] a bit lately, which has specs and
> cucumber features.  It's not the greatest thing in the world, but it's a
> lot more accessible than restful_auth I think.  It's also been pretty
> interesting to me, sometimes if I'm having trouble writing a story, I
> try a lower-level example and it's trivial, and vice-versa.
>
> Pat
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I believe Pat meant to add this reference at the bottom of his email: :)

[1] http://github.com/pat-maddox/giternal/tree/master



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