[rspec-users] Before and After blocks for individual feature files?

Ben Mabey ben at benmabey.com
Fri May 1 11:44:33 EDT 2009

Korny Sietsma wrote:
> Celerity is very cool - when it works.  It didn't work with out messy
> combination of javascript libraries, alas.  (Dojo 0.4-ish for legacy
> bits, GWT for new bits) - apparently it will work with either of these
> frameworks, but for us, with both, it died mysteriously (and we gave
> up trying to fix it due to limited time)
> - Korny

Yeah, I have had similar experiences with Celerity.  To be fair, it is 
not Celerity's shortcoming but rather it is HTMLUnit's and Rhino's for 
not being able to support all the JS frameworks yet.  If you don't have 
a legacy system though I think Celerity is the way to go for JS testing.


> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Ben Lovell <benjamin.lovell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net> wrote:
>>> Have you looked at celerity? I'm not sure if webrat has an adapter for it
>>> yet, but it's a 'headless' browser which drives a lot faster than selenium.
>>> Some people on this list are getting a lot of joy out of it.
>> +1 to celerity. You need to jump through some hoops with JRuby/Java but it
>> cut the time it takes to run my features by 3-4 times almost.
>> Ben
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