[rspec-users] [Cucumber] The User Story File

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 21:30:16 EST 2008

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 8:53 PM, Josh Knowles <joshknowles at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 9:24 AM, aidy lewis <aidy.lewis at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> The customer is not happy about writing Stories in a text editor.
>> Has anyone else experienced this? Is anyone using a wiki, spreadsheet,
>> or word document and automatically converting to a text file?
> As Aslak mentioned there are lots of tools to come, but I just figured
> I'd throw out there that at weplay we pair with our customers on the
> initial generation of the feature files, once that is done we've given
> them a GitHub account and both the Business Owner and our QA will go
> in and tweak the feature files from within the GitHub web-based
> editor.

Holy crap! I didn't know they had that.

Josh - thanks for pointing this out - this changes a LOT!

Next step ....

Write a post commit hook to fire a message off to your build machine
and have it run all the scenarios and email you the results. Sometimes
everything will just pass. Sometimes you'll know you have new work to

Any takers?

And if you can train the business folk to make changes to their own
branch (or maybe give them all their own forks - might be simpler) ...
man - this opens up a ton of opportunity.

Thanks for bringing this up.


> Obviously we've had to build up a level of trust on both ends, and
> this level of integration didn't come over night, but its nice to see
> commits coming into the project from all members of the team (not just
> developers).
> Josh
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