Created: 2011-07-09 00:26
Updated: 2019-02-26 13:50

RSpec Package for Sublime Text 2/3

No longer actively maintained

If anyone is willing to keep improving this package, please file an issue


RSpec is a BDD (Behavior-Driven Development) testing framework for Ruby. This package adds support to Sublime Text 2 and 3 for specifying and testing Ruby applications with RSpec. It contains extra syntax highlighting and many snippets.


Recommended: install via Package Control.

Alternative (especially if you want to develop the package further): Clone (your fork of) the repository into your Sublime Text Packages directory.


  • RSpec.tmLanguage: syntax rules made specially for RSpec
    • RSpec plugin automatically uses RSpec language syntax when you are in a RSpec file
  • RSpec.sublime-build: executing unit tests for the active module via the Sublime Text Build command
    • it chooses RSpec as the build command automatically when RSpec syntax is applied to the file
  • Command to create a new module and the spec for the module at the same time
  • Command to go to the corresponding spec / source file (shortcut: ctrl/command + .)
  • Large amount of RSpec snippets
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