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Re: [ruby-81] Pros + cons of various testing frameworks...

From: Shannon -jj B.
Sent on: Monday, August 24, 2009 5:00 AM
On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 9:37 AM, Jon Seidel<[address removed]> wrote:
> I'm in the process of upgrading my site and I want to also improve my
> testing.? Right now I just have the basic, built-in Rails testing, but would
> like something better...
> I saw Webrat at GoGaRuCo and was very impressed, and I've also heard a great
> deal about Cucumber and RSpec.
>
> I'd appreciate comments about your experience/recommend­ations for a testing
> platform and the tradeoffs involved. FWIW, I'm doing all my development on
> Linux now
> (Kubuntu Hardy/8.04) using Aptana Studio, subversion 1.6,?Rails 2.3.2,
> Active Scaffold, Capistrano 2.1.0, MySQL, and Passenger.

I'm using Cucumber on top of RSpec and Webrat.  I'm also using
factory_girl.  I blogged about it here:
http://jjinux.blo...­.
 I recommend buying "The RSpec Book".

Happy Hacking!
-jj

-- 
In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things
with great love. -- Mother Teresa
http://jjinux.blo...­

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