[rspec-users] webrat the way to go?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 15:57:50 EDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 2:43 PM, Fernando Perez <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> I'd like to know: in a nutshell what's the difference between Webrat and
> Cucumber?
> I saw that in RSpec 1.1.5, Story Runner will be replaced by Cucumber, so
> isn't learning Cucumber compulsory?

No you didn't. You saw that AFTER RSpec 1.1.5, Story Runner will be
replaced by Cucumber. Please be careful when you spread this sort of

As for the different libraries, you can use Webrat in the context of
Story Runner, Cucumber or Rails integration tests. Read more about
each here:



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