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Re: [XP] [OT] TDD with Ruby on Rails

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  • David H
    ... You can reverse the process as well. That should be shown in the chapter when you start from the beginning. There are various other articles as well, as I
    Message 1 of 31 , Sep 5, 2006
      George Dinwiddie wrote:

      >
      >
      > David H wrote:
      > > George Dinwiddie wrote:
      > >
      > >>
      > >> Keith Nicholas wrote:
      > >> > if you want a nice agile expereince creating web apps, Ruby on
      > Rails is
      > >> > the way to go.
      > >>
      > >> Do you TDD the web layer of RoR? Some of us at Agile Maryland tried
      > >> doing that, and found it difficult. To be sure, we were learning Ruby
      > >> at the same time, and we were also familiar enough with writing web apps
      > >> that some of the Rails magic caught us by surprise. I got the
      > >> impression, though, that the Rails way was to start with a database
      > >> schema and generate a CRUD app--then perhaps test drive more
      > >> functionality on top of that. We were trying to test drive from ground
      > >> zero, and didn't get off to a very good start.
      > >>
      > >
      > > I take it you have seen this and simialr articles?
      > >
      > > http://manuals.rubyonrails.com/read/chapter/64
      > <http://manuals.rubyonrails.com/read/chapter/64>
      >
      > Yes, but that looks Test After, to me, rather than TDD.
      >

      You can reverse the process as well. That should be shown in the chapter
      when you start from the beginning. There are various other articles as
      well, as I posted later on.

      -d
    • David H
      ... You can reverse the process as well. That should be shown in the chapter when you start from the beginning. There are various other articles as well, as I
      Message 31 of 31 , Sep 5, 2006
        George Dinwiddie wrote:

        >
        >
        > David H wrote:
        > > George Dinwiddie wrote:
        > >
        > >>
        > >> Keith Nicholas wrote:
        > >> > if you want a nice agile expereince creating web apps, Ruby on
        > Rails is
        > >> > the way to go.
        > >>
        > >> Do you TDD the web layer of RoR? Some of us at Agile Maryland tried
        > >> doing that, and found it difficult. To be sure, we were learning Ruby
        > >> at the same time, and we were also familiar enough with writing web apps
        > >> that some of the Rails magic caught us by surprise. I got the
        > >> impression, though, that the Rails way was to start with a database
        > >> schema and generate a CRUD app--then perhaps test drive more
        > >> functionality on top of that. We were trying to test drive from ground
        > >> zero, and didn't get off to a very good start.
        > >>
        > >
        > > I take it you have seen this and simialr articles?
        > >
        > > http://manuals.rubyonrails.com/read/chapter/64
        > <http://manuals.rubyonrails.com/read/chapter/64>
        >
        > Yes, but that looks Test After, to me, rather than TDD.
        >

        You can reverse the process as well. That should be shown in the chapter
        when you start from the beginning. There are various other articles as
        well, as I posted later on.

        -d
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