This was interesting to watch.. was there audio? I didn't hear any. I think it would be more informative to see a presentation of what you currently have.
Also since there are other existing frameworks such as Cucumber that allow you to use DSL to define the tests, I think before taking the step to release this to opensource (presuming of course that the people who paid you to do the work in the first place are OK with that) you might want to consider asking yourself a few questions. 1) what unique benefits or capabilities does my framework offer that the others do not? and vice versa (you'll get a lot of questiosn about that, might as well figure out the answers now) 2) In terms of future improvements, do many of the things I'd like to add to my framework exist in other frameworks already? (e.g. would you be spending a lot of time developing your own version of stuff that already exists elsewhere?) 3) Would I be better off to join with an existing effort and help enhance it (perhaps using some of my existing code) to provide the capabilities I need within that tool? >From the perspective of an outside user, having more choices of framworks is good, until I have to choose between two frameworks where each one has 'some' of the things I want, and none of them have 'all' of the things I want. That's when I find myself wishing that the developers of those things had worked together instead of apart. On Apr 9, 10:44 am, "Ruf, Wadud" <wadud....@capgemini.com> wrote: > Thanks Brett, > > Looking at the video again it is quite dated, I need to get some up to date > material on there. The main principle is simplicity over power. Once I have > better material to upload I will post a link. > > Wadud > > ________________________________ > > From: email@example.com on behalf of Bret Pettichord > Sent: Thu 09/04/2009 16:49 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: [wtr-general] Re: WATiR DSL I have been using > > Thanks for sharing your work. I found it to be very interesting. > > Bret > > > > > > > > Ruf, Wadud wrote: > > Hi > > > Over the last few months I have been using WATiR to test a web > > application we have been developing. As a noob to both Ruby and WATiR > > (myself and the rest of the project team), I have to say we have found > > WATiR to have a very shallow learning curve. > > > To aide non-developers, and to increase our productivity I created an > > internal domain specific language on top of WATiR, I call it WSL > > (WATiR Scripting Language). This has proved to be a very positive step > > increasing our productivity and lowering the barrier to using it. > > > I have a short screencast of an internal demo I gave on how I arrived > > at WSL, and how to use it. This is from the perpective of a complete > > novice to Ruby/WATiR available here -http://xqoob.com<http://xqoob.com/> > . The demo is a > > few months old and WSL has evolved a bit more since then. > > > I would like the WATiR community's feedback on this, as I would like > > to open-source this, and would make the move sooner rather than later > > if there is sufficient interest! > > > Thanks > > > Wadud > > > PS. The video may take a few seconds/minutes to start playing > > depending on your connection speed. > > -- > Bret Pettichord > CTO, WatirCraft LLC,www.watircraft.com > Lead Developer, Watir,www.watir.com > Blog,www.io.com/~wazmo/blog > Twitter,www.twitter.com/bpettichord > > Watir Training: Portland/Beaverton April 16-17www.watircraft.com/training > > Capgemini is a trading name used by the Capgemini Group of > companies which includes Capgemini UK plc, a company registered in > England and Wales (number 943935) whose registered office is at No. > 1 Forge End, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6DB > </PRE><p style="font-family:arial;color:grey" style="font-size:13px">This > message contains information that may be privileged or confidential and is > the property of the Capgemini Group. It is intended only for the person to > whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are not > authorized to read, print, retain, copy, disseminate, distribute, or use this > message or any part thereof. If you receive this message in error, please > notify the sender immediately and delete all copies of this > message.</p><PRE>- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text - --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Watir General" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com Before posting, please read the following guidelines: http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/Support To unsubscribe from this group, send email to watir-general-unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/watir-general -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---