I’ve written before about using haml_coffee_assets to add Haml Coffee templates into your Rails asset pipeline. And how to test these templates using jasmine-headless-webkit.
I’ve watched and/or helped developers try to get these tools working together in their apps but it’s been a little bumpy. Thankfully, the process just got easier.
Earlier this month jasmine-headless-webkit added support for registering custom template engines. It’s now possible to plug in a templating engine like Haml Coffee - no fork required.
That said, there’s still a little bit of leg work required to get the “ideal” setup going with jasmine-headless-webkit and haml_coffee_assets. For that purpose I created headless_hamlc - a template app that shows both technologies playing together nicely.
Check out headless_hamlc on Github. Clone it, bundle it, and fire it up:
git clone git://github.com/dzello/headless_hamlc.git
The headless_hamlc README has more information, and the commit log shows you how the pieces came together.
Here’s an exerpt from the README about what’s in the app:
- A simple page to show you Ruby Haml and Haml Coffee rendering side by side
- Specs passing when running jasmine-headless-webkit
- Specs passing when mounted to
/specsin the browser
- Shared haml_coffee_assets (HCA) configuration by browser specs/actual app and JHW runs
- The jasmine-headless-webkit spec_helper.rb that does the heavy integration lifting
A huge thanks to @johnbintz for creating jasmine-headless-webkit and @netzpirat for creating haml_coffee_assets!
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