The default web steps provided by cucumber provide a way to check the content of a text field :
the "..." field should contain "...", but how to check if the date selected by default in a form is correct ?
To describe some of the features of the coming PigeBox web interface, we needed something like :
the "..." datetime should contain "17:00:00".
Even if webrat doesn’t provide the builtin method to “read” a Rails datetime select, this piece of code adds the method selected_datetime to webrate scope.
With this small webrat extension, the following step becomes possible :
CruiseControl.rb packages have been updated today. They are based on the 1.4.0 sources released on June. The Debian packages are for stable (using lenny-backports dist) and unstable on Tryphon Debian Repository.
If needed, see how to install CruiseControl.rb on debian or ubuntu.
The Debian packages for Phusion Passenger 2.2.4 are available on the debian tryphon repository. This time, I have been a little faster than John and his ubuntu packages.
But : these packages don’t include nginx support and the documentation is, for the moment, skipped.
librack-ruby1.8 under lenny seems very old (Mauro confirms the problem in his comment). I’m trying to backport a fresher release.
Debian packages for Phusion Passenger 2.1.3 is now available for lenny/stable, testing and unstable on i386 and amd64 on Tryphon debian repository.
These Passenger debian packages are (again) a backport of Brightbox ubuntu package. Thanks to John Leach.
Phusion Passenger 2.1.2 is now available for debian lenny/stable, testing and unstable on i386 and amd64 on Tryphon debian repository.
These Passenger debian packages are a backport of Brightbox ubuntu package maintained by John Leach.
Rails provides great tools to manage the application environment. Using gems instead of freezed librairies is usefull in many cases (when you’re using GitHub for example ). But it can become quickly painful too.
A specific situation makes the “all-in-gems” policy very painful : making a continuous integration server with a several rails projects. Adding a project, changing a config.gem, each time you need to make the required gem installs in a ssh session
rails_setup provides a simple solution.
You’re a new developer on a rails project ? Retrieve the project sources and make ./script/rails_setup. It will install :
- the rails gem (and “active” dependencies) (in the version required by the project)
- the gems configured in the application,
- the gems required by the database adapter (to be improved)
If you’re using a continuous integration tool (like CruiseControl.rb), build yours projects with ./scripts/rake_with_rails_setup (which runs rails_setup before rake). With the provided sudo support, your CruiseControl.rb daemon user will install required gems for you.
rails_setup is a very simple rails plugin which provides a small set of scripts and rake tasks :
./script/plugin install git://github.com/albanpeignier/rails_setup.git
More details in the rails_setup README file.
CruiseControl.rb is a continuous integration tool. It runs a build process when modifications are detected in a project. Java developers know CruiseControl (often discussed in this blog). CruiseControl.rb is very practical for projects built with rake, especially rails projects.
For example, CruiseControl.rb can:
- follow several branches of your project,
- run tests or specs in a clean environment,
- notify our team when something goes wrong (by email, twitter, jabber, irc, campfire, …),
- deploy with capistrano our development stage when specs are verified,
This CruiseControl.rb debian package is based on CruiseControl.rb github branch of ThoughtWorks.
The debian backport of ubuntu package provided by Brightbox is available for
Phusion Passenger 2.06.
See the welcome page of Tryphon Debian repository to modify your sources.list.
The debian packages of Phusion Passenger 2.0.5 are available since this night on debian.tryphon.org.
Like the 2.0.4 ones, they are based Brightbox ubuntu packages released few hours before.
Patchs, on runtime dependency with apache2 mpm worker, have been merged.
The Debian packages for Phusion Passenger 2.0.4 are available on the debian tryphon repository.
It’s a small backport from ubuntu packages provided by Brightbox.
The installation instruction are almost the same but use the debian tryphon repository instead of brightbox one …
Phusion Passenger™ debian packages are available for etch, lenny and sid on i386 and amd64.
Update: The etch/stable packages are now available.