Minimalist user stories for test/unit
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Storyteller

Minimalist user stories for test/unit

Examples

require "test/unit"
require "rubygems"
require "context"
require "storyteller"

class MyAcceptanceTest < Test::Unit::TestCase
  include Test::Storyteller
  
  story <<-EOS
    As a developer
    I want to have user stories on test/unit that look pretty
    So that I can have nice acceptance tests
  EOS
  
  scenario "So simple it's awesome" do
    # ...
  end
  
  scenario "OMG I'm so ruling the world with this" do
    # ...
  end
end

And when run that produces:

$ ruby my_acceptance_test.rb
Loaded suite my_acceptance_test
Started

As a developer
I want to have user stories on test/unit that look pretty
So that I can have nice acceptance tests
..

Finished in 0.000178 seconds.

2 tests, 0 assertions, 0 failures, 0 errors

If you have multiple classes that include Test::Storyteller (or that inherit from a common base class that includes it), then each story will get printed in turn, with the scenarios run below it.

And best of all: in full beautiful color (cause what's the point if it ain't pretty?)

Installing

sudo gem sources add http://gems.github.com
sudo gem install foca-storyteller

OMG why not use Cucumber?

I like Cucumber and use it, but it's just a whole new layer of complexity when you don't have business people checking and reviewing your user stories. Simple requirements need simple solutions.

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2009 Nicolás Sanguinetti contacto@nicolassanguinetti.info

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.