[MacRuby-devel] Xcode Project Template with Testing Baked In

Matt Aimonetti mattaimonetti at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 01:24:31 PDT 2009

hmm for once I don't fully agree with Eloy :)

But, on the long run this should all move to Rucola to provide one piece
> that pulls it all together.

It's a small details but I think we do need a solid testing framework in
XCode too. Not everyone will use Rucola and therefore offering a great test
solution for both tools would be great.

I don't think Eloy was against such thing but I thought it was important to
mention it.

- Matt

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 1:18 AM, Eloy Duran <eloy.de.enige at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Dylan,
>  So, I've been mucking about with MacRuby lately. It's been fun so far.
>> Thanks to all the devs for this great project.
> Welcome!
>  I'm a pretty firm believer in unit testing my Ruby code. I love how Ruby
>> on Rails and similar frameworks nudge you in the right direction by baking
>> in an existing testing infrastructure.
> Great, we agree! :)
>  I've got testing pretty much figured out and was wondering if the team
>> would be open to modifying the basic Xcode project template to add unit
>> testing, with a stub test and test_suite file to get started. This would
>> also involve creating a framework for any objective-c code that the user
>> writes so that it can be included in both the .app and the test files.
> Well, unfortunately atm it's not that easy. Because we currently can't both
> run test::unit or minitest properly. I know the test::unit, which is
> currently in macruby's trunk, works work the greater part, but it's not
> ideal.
> I have been working on this area for a while now, getting a little closer
> every time. This work is part of Rucola, which at some point will merge with
> HotCocoa and will provide a classic layout as you are accustomed to by
> frameworks such as Rails.
> At this point, the test framework which we can fully run is Bacon, which is
> what I'm gonna base the rest of my current work on. However, once we can
> fully run minitest/test::unit we'll support that as well. More importantly
> right now is a working mocking and stubbing lib. My choice is Mocha, but
> MacRuby is not mature enough yet to do all the fancy meta stuff that is
> needed for this.
> So for the time being, I'd say cool let's add it to the project template!
> But, on the long run this should all move to Rucola to provide one piece
> that pulls it all together. If you are interested on working on this, please
> contact me directly. Anyone can do that btw.
> Cheers,
> Eloy
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