[rspec-users] Caboosers drop RSpec

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 16:49:30 EST 2008


Ben Mabey <ben at benmabey.com> writes:

> 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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