04 May '13, 4am

Vipe, a Vim command pipe via @pivotallabs

Vipe, a Vim command pipe via @pivotallabs

When I’m doing outside-in TDD (and that is basically whenever I’m coding) I often process things as a stack. I write an acceptance level test, run it. It fails (hopefully), so I write a lower level test, let’s say, a controller test. It fails. I might need go further and write a model unit test. When I finish the inner TDD loop (say, unit on a model) I want to “pop the stack” and run the controller one, having that done, I want to run the acceptance test again. Often times the inner part of the loop takes long enough that you might forget what exactly what you were doing before, lose track of the files you had and ask your pair “what was the feature again?”. This is a general problem and I think every editor can have a tool to solve this. I couldn’t find it for the editors I use on a daily basis (Vim, Sublime Text or RubyMine, depending on who I’m pairing with). So I got s...

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