[rspec-users] RSpec-2.0.0 is released!

Lailson Bandeira lailsonbm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 08:41:52 EDT 2010

David's level of productive output really does boggle my mind. The
Ruby community is extremely lucky to have him. [2] =D

Great job, David!

On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 6:06 PM, Dan North <dan at dannorth.net> wrote:

> What Aslak said. A lot.
> Good job indeed.
> Cheers,
> Dan
> On 11 October 2010 16:14, aslak hellesoy <aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ## RSpec-2.0.0 has been released!
>> David, I'm so impressed how you have managed to manage a half-rewrite,
>> updating the RSpec book (which now soon goes to print) and coordinating
>> everything with Rails and the 80+ contributors. The upgrade process has been
>> extremely simple for me taken into account all of the great changes that
>> have gone into the release.
>> The end result is shining, and the Cucumber-based Relish docs are
>> absolutely stunning - thanks especially to Justin, Myron and Matt.
>> Good job!
>> Aslak
>>> This marks the end of a year-long effort that improves RSpec in a number
>>> of ways, including modularity, cleaner code, and much better integration
>>> with Rails-3 than was possible before (see
>>> http://blog.davidchelimsky.net/2010/01/25/rspec-20-in-the-works/).
>>> ### Docs, with a little bit of relish
>>> In addition to the documentation available at all the places (see
>>> http://blog.davidchelimsky.net/2010/07/01/rspec-2-documentation/), we've
>>> also got all of the Cucumber features posted to Justin Ko's new Cucumber
>>> presentation app, relish.
>>>  http://relishapp.com/rspec
>>> We'll also have the RDoc up on http://rdoc.info in a day or so.
>>> ### Thanks!
>>> Big thanks to 80+ contributors who submitted patches for RSpec-2.0.0,
>>> including [1]:
>>> Aan, Adam Walters, Akira Matsuda, Alex Crichton, Anderson Dias, Andre
>>> Arko, Andreas Neuhaus, Ashley Moran, Ben Armston, Ben Rady, Brasten Sager,
>>> Brian J Reath, Carlhuda, Chad Humphries, Charles Lowell, Chris Redinger,
>>> Chuck Remes, Corey Ehmke, Corey Haines, Dan Peterson, Dave Newman, David
>>> Genord II, David S. Kang, Ethan Gunderson, Gonçalo Silva, Greg Sterndale,
>>> Hans de Graaff, Iain Hecker, Jacques Crocker, Jean-Daniel Guyot, Jeff
>>> Ramnani, Jim Breen, Johan Kiviniemi, Josep Mª Bach, Josh Graham, Joshua
>>> Nichols, Kabari Hendrick, Kristian M, Lailson B, Len Smith, Leonardo Bessa,
>>> Les Hill, Luis Lavena, Marcin Kulik, Markus Schirp, Matt Remsik, Matt Yoho,
>>> Matthew Todd, Michael Niessner, Mike Gehard, Myron Marston, Nate Jackson,
>>> Neeraj Singh, Nestor Ovroy, Nick Ang, Nicolas Braem, Paul Rosania, Phil
>>> Smith, Postmodern, Prasad, Rob Sanheim, Roman Chernyatchik, Ryan Bigg, Ryan
>>> Briones, Sam Pohlenz, Scott Taylor, Shin-ichiro OGAWA, Thibaud
>>> Guillaume-Gentil, Tim Connor, Tim Harper, Tom Stuart, Vít Ondruch, Wincent
>>> Colaiuta, aslakhellesoy, eira, garren smith, grosser, hasimo, justinko, rup,
>>> speedmax, wycats
>>> Extra special thanks go to:
>>> * Chad Humphries for contributing his Micronaut gem which is the basis
>>> for rspec-core-2
>>> * Yehuda Katz, Carl Lerche, and José Valim, for their assistance with
>>> getting rspec-rails-2 to take advantage of new APIs in Rails-3, and for
>>> shepherding patches to Rails that made it far simpler for testing extensions
>>> like rspec-rails to hook into Rails' testing infrastructure. Their work here
>>> has significantly reduced the risk that Rails point-releases will break
>>> rspec-rails.
>>> * Myron Marston for a wealth of thoughtful contributions including
>>> Cucumber features that we can all learn from
>>> * Justin Ko for his direct contributions to rspec, and for relish (
>>> http://relishapp.com/), which makes executable documentation act more
>>> like documentation.
>>> ### What's next?
>>> #### rspec-rails-2 for rails-2
>>> There are a couple of projects floating around that support rspec-2 and
>>> rails-2. I haven't had the chance to review any of these myself, but my hope
>>> is that we'll have be an official rspec-2 for rails-2 gem in the coming
>>> months.
>>> #### rspec-1 maintenance
>>> rspec-1 will continue to get maintenance releases, but these will be
>>> restricted, primarily, to bug fixes. Any new features will go into rspec-2,
>>> and will likely not be back-ported.
>>> [1] Contributor names were generated from the git commit logs.
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