A kata is defined as an exercise in programming which helps hone your skills through practice and repetition. Authoring katas is done in blogs but you can't really test yourself. This gem provides a DSL to author the kata and administer it as a test providing feedback for evaluation. It also provides basic github repo setup so that you can chart solution progress over time.
The inspiration for this gem came from my friend Nick Hengeveld
It is up on rubygems.org so add it to your project bundle:
or do it the old fashioned way and install the gem manually:
gem install kata
NAME kata - Ruby kata management SYNOPSIS kata [COMMAND] [ARGS] DESCRIPTION The kata gem allows one to manage their personal development in the practice of writing code through repitition. PRIMARY COMMANDS kata setup [--no-repo] [--language=option] file Setup a github repo for the kata development session. --no-repo - Add the directory tree and files to the current repo if possible --language=option - Define the programming language for the directory tree that is built file - Path to the code kata source file for the practice session kata take file Start a kata development session kata version Current installed version number kata help This usage message
The Wiki has all of the documentation necessary for getting you started.
- kata(string, &block)
- context(string, &block)
- requirement(string, &block)
Wes Bailey (Exposing Gotchas)
Copyright (c) 2011-2012 Wes Bailey
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