Better RSpec Specs

February 17, 2015 0

Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) is an Agile software development process where behavioural specifications are expressed in a specific language that can be validated by a automated testing tool. RSpec is an open source a BDD tool for Ruby programmers. The Better Specs web site aims to collect the best practices about BDD with RSpec.

Make Testing Fun with Test Reporters

November 6, 2013 0

Slow tests got you down? As Ruby developers, you might watch a lot of tests run in a given day. So why not make it more fun? This talk takes a light-hearted approach to introducing you to an array of test reporters including MiniTest’s Pride, Fuubar, and Nyan Cat Formatter. In addition, it shows how easy it is to make your very own test reporter for both Rspec or Minitest so you can have a more enjoyable testing experience.

The RSpec Toolbox

July 24, 2013 0

RSpec is an open source testing tool for the Ruby programming language. Born under the banner of Behavior-Driven Development (BDD), it is designed to make Test-Driven Development a productive and enjoyable experience. RSpec aims to help you focus on the design and documentation aspects of the testing process.

Acceptance Testing and BDD with RSpec and Capybara

July 1, 2013 0

Behavior-Driven Development (BDD9 and Acceptance Testing are heavily intertwined and in many aspects are one and the same. Both focus on starting at the outer layers of your application by concentrating on what matter to users; behavior.

RSpec – Behavior-Driven Development for Ruby

February 27, 2012 0

RSpec is an open source Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) ruby package that lets you build a specification alongside your software. BDD is an approach to software development that combines Test-Driven Development (TDD), Domain Driven Design and Acceptance Test-Driven Planning. RSpec helps you do the TDD part of that equation, focusing on the documentation and design aspects of TDD.

Behavior-Driven Development for Ruby on Rails

November 7, 2011 1

Behavior-driven development (BDD) is similar to test-driven development (TDD), but the tests for BDD are written in an easier-to-understand language so that developers and clients alike can clearly understand what is being tested. In this article based on chapter 2 of Rails 3 in Action, the authors discuss two tools for BDD: RSpec and Cucumber.