…world-class speakers as (rails and ruby core), David Chelimsky ( The book author, RSpec core member), ( ), ( Practical in author) or Yukihiro Matz (the Ruby language creator), among others.
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Each one of the 4 selected speakers …
After several years at the helm, David Chelimsky is handing over the reins toand for and rspec-rails respectively. Thanks for all your hard work, .
Upgrading to 4: A Forthcoming Book (in Beta)
Andy Lindeman of the RSpec core team is working on a new book designed to bring you up to speed with Rails 4. It's in beta so you can support him now, if you like.
Thank you to David Chelimsky for RSpec, a beautiful and powerful testing library.
Thank you to Bill Joy, Bram Moolenaar, and Tim Pope for making and improving Vim, our beloved text editor.
Thank you to the many Postgres committers for a rock-solid and always-improving database.
…reporting isn't clobbered by examples that modifywithout properly restoring it. ( David Chelimsky)
share_as is no longer needed. shared_context and/or:: SharedContext provide better mechanisms ( Sam Phippen).
Deprecate RSpec.configuration with a block (use).
Colorize diffs if the --color option is configured. ( Alex Coplan)
Include backtraces in unexpected …
When David Chelimsky was visiting São Paulo in last April, we invited him to go out for some coffee, beers and brazilian appetizers. We had a great time and we talked about different topics like, programming languages, authoring books and, as expected, about testing.
One of the topics in our testing discussion was the current confusion in rspec-rails request specs when using Capybara. There is an open issue for this in rspec-rails' issues tracker and discussing it personally …
…Behaviour Drivenwith , , and Friends ( David Chelimsky)
The: for and Developers ( and Aslak Hellesoy)
Other good stuff:
Test Driven Development: By Example ( Kent Beck)
: A Handbook of Agile ( )
Working Effectively withCode ( Michael Feathers)
except DHH is using it (if you believe the hoopla). RSpec has faced accusations of being less than speedy in the past, but it seems 2.8 has had a performance firework shoved up its tailpipe:is a BDD-focused testing tool that's particularly popular in the Rails world where everyone
David Chelimsky, the creator of RSpec, also notes that in RSpec 2.8:
Support nested resource in view spec generator ( David Chelimsky)
Define primary_key on class generated by mock model(" WithAString") ( David Chelimsky)
One of the natural questions that arises from this line of thinking is: When am I no longer an early-stage startup? The implication being that at some point, you know enough about your market fit and product requirements that you can transition into what I've been calling high-ceremony development practices.
Here's some RSpec code I found on the RSpec book by David Chelimsky: describe Stack do before(:each) do @ stack = Stack.new @stack.push :item end describe "#peek" do it "should return the top element" do @stack.peek.should == :item end it "should not remove the top element" do @stack.peek @stack.size.should == 1 end end describe "#pop" do it "should return the top element" do @stack.pop.should == :item end it "should remove the top …