[rspec-users] Cucumber - Adding a step definition
aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 09:37:43 EDT 2009
Den 14. mars. 2009 kl. 13.59 skrev Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net>:
> On 13 Mar 2009, at 21:47, aslak hellesoy wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 10:28 PM, Tim Hart <THart at picagroup.com>
>> Quick question about Cucumber/Gherkin.
>> I'm considering adding 'With' as a step definition to support
>> scenarios like:
>> Given a policy
>> With a PCF practice state
>> And a secondary risk
>> I'm fairly new to ruby - but I can't quite get this one figured
>> out. I've tried adding
>> Cucumber.alias_steps (['With'])
>> To my features/support/env.rb file, but when I run cucumber, I
>> still get a Syntax error. It looks like my 'with' never gets added
>> to the original list.
>> Unfortunately, this only aliases the ruby methods (this will let
>> you call With /some step/ do..end in a step definition ruby file.
>> In order to make the plain text parser recognise other words, a
>> change is needed in languages.yml.
>> If you add a feature request in Lighthouse I'll see if I can add it.
> I'm not sure if I like this - dependency between steps seems like a
> dodgy road to go down.
> When you're in a step definition, how would you know what object the
> 'With' was referring to?
Good question Matt. Let's clarify this first. Maybe there is a better
way to express this with the current language.
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