[MacRuby-devel] Commercial ready?

Matt Aimonetti mattaimonetti at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 16:04:19 PST 2009

I see, I would suggest you talk with Eloy who's working on his Rucola port
to MacRuby. I'm sure he would love some help.
I will look into RSpec 2.0 alpha asap, but I just got home from RubyConf and
see some time to chill out and catch up with work :)

- Matt

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Giampiero De Ciantis
<gdeciantis at gmail.com>wrote:

> I am not sure, maybe I am doing something wrong, but here is what I have
> tried:
> 1. Use RVM to make MacRuby my default Ruby
> 2. Install the Cucumber gem while MacRuby is my default VM
> 3. Run cucumber on an existing Ruby app that is tested using Cucumber (This
> fails every time I have tried)
> 4. Run RSpec on the same Ruby app (This also fails every time I have tried)
> 5. Add Cucumber features that describe the GUI
> 6. Build out the GUI
> I realize that 5 and 6 would require me to build some kind of other tool
> like webrat (Cocoarat?), but that brings me to my next idea.
> The project I have wanted to start for a while was to build something
> equivalent to Merb or Rails for Cocoa applications. Something that allows
> you to avoid XCode altogether and sets you up with the right frameworks and
> plugins to get a lot done fast. But a framework of this kind can get nasty
> quick if you don't have some kind of testing harness. Further, Ruby is a
> terrible language without testing tools. It gives you way more opportunities
> to screw stuff up if you don't have some kind of safety net.
> I hope that helps you understand where I am coming from. I am a big
> supporter of BDD since, as a product manager, it helps me get the most out
> of the work that me and the team do to build software products. How I got
> here is a story that requires many beers, my treat.
> Cheers,
> -Gp
> On 2009-11-23, at 5:49 PM, Matt Aimonetti wrote:
> > I see, out of curiosity, how would you expect cucumber to work for a
> cocoa app?
> >
> > - Matt
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
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