[rspec-users] Having a problem with new webrat matchers in cucumber 2

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 12:39:25 EDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 10:52 AM, James Byrne <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> James Byrne wrote:
>> Aslak Hellesøy wrote:
>>> We switched to using response.should contain(text) a while back. This is
>>> just a wrapper around Rails' assert_contain, the preferred (I think) way
>>> to check for text on a page.
> I am thinking that you are right.  This particular feature was written
> back when I was first starting out with cucumber, features and steps and
> BDD.  I have since taken to checking for specific css ids relating to
> messages and notices in steps rather than looking for the text itself.
> I likely will refactor this step to do the same.
> I think, if it is not already on the wiki, that cucumber users might be
> encouraged to put any local additions to support/env.rb into a separate
> file like support/local_env.rb.  Running script/generate cucumber to
> upgrade an existing project leaves those with customized env.rb files
> with two equally unappealing alternatives; keep the old and forgo the
> new or replace it entirely.

James - I think this is a good idea. Would you kindly post a ticket to



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