This gem provides custom cucumber formatters which append a test run timestamp to each scenario name as it is generated. a
Timestamped::HtmlFormatter are supplied already, but you can use the
AddsTimestamp module to dynamically add timestamping to pretty much any Cucumber formatter.
My CI system is set up to record a screen capture movie of each test run. I use these timestamps to easily find a specific scenario's behaviour as recorded in the movie.
Install the gem with gem install timestamped-scenarios and then simply ask cucumber to use the custom formatters with --format 'Timestamped::HtmlFormatter' --format 'Timestamped::PrettyFormatter'
You can also configure cucumber to use the formatters in your rake cucumber task, or by using a cucumber.yml config file. Check out the cucumber.yml file in the example directory to see how this is done.
You can create additional Formatter subclasses as required by using the
Many thanks to Caleb Clausen for his metaprogramming wizardry, which cleaned up my implementation of