Integration Testing with RSpec's Story Runner

David Chelimsky (DRW Trading)
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Location: Portland Ballroom 252
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RSpec’s new Story Runner supports integration testing in the form of
executable user stories and scenarios. The RailsStory extension wraps rails
IntegrationTest, providing access to all the goodies you get from Rails. Plus,
it gives you much more granular control of individual steps in each scenario.

In this 45 minute talk, David Chelimsky (lead developer of RSpec) will demonstrate his approach to
writing for the RSpec Story Runner and address several related issues
including:

  • plain text stories vs pure Ruby (when is which appropriate?)
  • extending the RailsStory with custom helpers
  • testing forms using webrat within the Story Runner
  • finding a balance of domain and UI scenarios
  • duplication between stories/scenarios and model/view/controller/helper examples
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David Chelimsky

DRW Trading

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