Pickles comes with a Powershell commandlet that let's you run Pickles from within Visual Studio 2010 and the package manager console. The commandlet is called "Pickle-Features".
Getting the commandlet
Installing the commandlet is easy via Pickles on NuGet.Org with the command:
Using the Pickle-Features
Using the commandlet is equally easy by simply go:
If you then hit tab you get intellisense for the different parameters of the command.
Listed below are the parameters that you can use with Pickle-Features (in version 0.3.0.0):
- FeatureDirectory (Required) - the directory containing the .feature files you want to pickle
- OutputDirectory (Required) - the directory where you want the output
- SystemUnderTestName (Optional) - the name of the system the features are testing. This will appear in the documentation
- SystemUnderTestVersion (Optional) - the version of the system the features are testing. This will appear in the documentation
- Language (Optional) - the language used in the feature-files.
- TestResultsFile (Optional) - the result of a test run using the features. Used to show which test are failing etc.
Example - materialistic usage
Pickle-Features -FeatureDirectory .\Features -OutputDirectory .\Html
Example - full usage
Pickle-Features -FeatureDirectory .\Features -OutputDirectory .\Html -SystemUnderTestName ThePickler -SystemUnderTestVersion 22.214.171.1244 -Language sv -TestResultsFile .\TestResults\TestResult20111215.xml