[rspec-users] testing against a live environment

Matt Wynne matt at mattwynne.net
Tue Apr 27 06:02:21 EDT 2010

On 27 Apr 2010, at 10:36, Martin DeMello wrote:

> I have a series of tests I want to automate, which involve running
> shell scripts in a "live" environment (i.e. nothing mocked or
> stubbed), and then verifying the state of the system. I thought that,
> even though it doesn't fit the classic definition of "testing", RSpec
> would still be a handy way to organise the tests. Is it likely to be
> useful, or am I going against the grain enough that I'd run into
> problems?

Should be fine, though you might find cucumber/aruba a nice  
combination for this too.

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