[rspec-users] [ANN] The RSpec Book is now in beta

Nick Hoffman nick at deadorange.com
Thu Jan 29 10:55:31 EST 2009

On 29/01/2009, at 10:36 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> I’m pleased to announce the beta release of the Pragmatic  
> Bookshelf’s The RSpec Book: Behaviour Driven Development with RSpec,  
> Cucumber and Friends!
> It’s been a long time coming, and there’s still a lot of work to do  
> to get to print. The beta release has 9 of the 22 chapters we have  
> planned. Most of what remains is almost done, but not quite ready to  
> release yet. As with all of the Pragmatic beta books, we’ll do  
> regular updates every few weeks as we wrap up the remaining chapters  
> and incorporate your feedback. And please do provide feedback. We  
> want this book to serve you well!
> There are six authors involved: Dave Astels, Zach Dennis, Aslak  
> Hellesoy, Bryan Helmkamp, Dan North, and me. I'm honored to be in  
> such good company here, with the guys who brought us BDD, to the  
> developers and maintainers of RSpec, Cucumber and Webrat.
> You can read more (and buy the book!) at http://www.pragprog.com/titles/achbd/the-rspec-book
> On behalf of all the authors, I'd like to extend a special thank you  
> to all of you who have contributed to the software and the  
> conversation around RSpec, Cucumber, and BDD in general. RSpec would  
> be nothing without the community that has evolved around it, so  
> thank you, thank you, thank you.
> Again, THANK YOU!
> David Chelimsky

Congrats David, Dave, Zach, Aslak, Bryan and Dan! We've all really  
been looking forward to this. Expect lots of feedback, support, and  


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