[rspec-users] RSpec newbie

David Paschich dpassage at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 06:18:53 UTC 2012

Plow through the other chapters. They cover the basics of BDD using Rspec, 
as would apply to any project written in Ruby. The later chapters talk 
about the specific application to Rails, but you'll need the background 
from the earlier chapters to make best use of it.

On Friday, November 23, 2012 7:26:09 PM UTC-8, Perry Smith wrote:
> I've never really done BDD or TDD.  I've done various tests but not really 
> allowing the tests to direct the development 
> I've read various books and I bought the RSpec book and was reading it -- 
> up to chapter 4. 
> Today while torquing with a toy Rails project, a small change mushroomed 
> into a major revamp due to new ideas I've picked up from DCI, Objects on 
> Rails, and other sources.  I don't really have the tests like I should to 
> verify my changes work so this seemed like a good opportunity to really do 
> the revamp using BDD with RSpec and Cucumber.  The toy Rails project is 
> specifically intended to teach me new things. 
> My question is: would it work for me to just jump up to chapter 19 where 
> the RSpec book starts talking about Rails?  Or would it be better (less 
> frustration, etc) if I plowed through the other chapters? 
> Any other hints or suggestions would be welcomed as well. 
> Thank you, 
> Perry Smith 
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