That actually makes a lot of sense for storing data. I misunderstood what I was reading, it sounded like people were driving their run-time behavior out of excel.
I guess on that note its pretty safe to assume most people kind of "Hard-Code" their test procedure into the logic of the program and then use excel files to just provide data? On Jun 8, 11:58 am, Loft_Tester <aaronr...@gmail.com> wrote: > In our tests we just read data from these excel spreadsheets then we > use that data to drive our testcases. There is file out there called > xls.rb, that reads from an excel spreadsheet. we use this library to > do all of our reading. > > On Jun 8, 12:59 pm, Charley Baker <charley.ba...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > If you're looking at an Excel driven framework, then I'd suggest taking a > > look at Rasta:http://rubyforge.org/projects/rasta/ I've not used it, but > > it's certainly best of class for working with Excel and Watir. > > > Charley Baker > > blog:http://blog.charleybaker.org/ > > Lead Developer, Watir,http://wtr.rubyforge.org > > QA Architect, Gap Inc Direct > > > On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Juston <justondav...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Hey, > > > I'm a Java/C++ programmer and a Ruby noob and I'm getting ready > > > to build a testing application that would use Watir to test a set of > > > web applications. As there are about 6 applications with similar > > > interfaces but different behavior I'd like to recycle as much code as > > > possible. The system I have designed winds up reading from a file and > > > creating a set of objects that represent use cases which, when > > > executed, go through the motions of clicking, setting and so on. I've > > > noticed there are a few posts here and there that discuss reading test > > > instructions from excel and that caught my eye. The questions I have > > > are what is in these excel files, is it some sort of domain language > > > or it is code that is run at runtime? Is there a tutorial? --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ 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 -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---