As an outspoken and opinionated guy, David Heinemeier Hansson (a.k.a. DHH), creator of Rails, is no stranger to a little bit of controversy. He frequently sets off interesting debates on Twitter from his @dhh account. The latest is, perhaps, the most involved yet and has been rattling on for a couple of hours today.
So what’s the beef? RSpec and Cucumber versus.. Test::Unit. It’s no secret that DHH is a happy Test::Unit (and fixtures) user. Last October he tweeted:
But here’s what kicked off today’s debate:
Naturally, this brought a plethora of heckles, support, snark, and questions from DHH’s followers, including:
More specifically, though, DHH noted that this gist comparing some Test::Unit tests to RSpec triggered his statements. Read More