[rspec-users] [rspec] looking for a simple refresher

Andrew WC Brown omen.king at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 20:03:15 EDT 2007


thats pretty much what I thought, I'll give it a push around and e-mail back
the results

On 8/17/07, rupert <rupert_apsc at rupespad.com> wrote:
>
> Not entirely sure how to go about mocking the association, but it's going
> to be something along these lines (totally untested!)....
>
> describe TicketsController, "handling POST /tickets" do
>   before do
>     @ticket = mock_model(Ticket, :save => true)
>
>     @user_tickets_association = mock("accociation")
>     @user_tickets_association.stub!(:build).and_return(@ticket)
>
>     @user = mock_model(User)
>     @user.stub!(:tickets).and_return(@user_tickets_association)
>
>     @ticket_params = {}
>   end
>   def do_post
>     post :create, :ticket => @params, :user_id => "user_id"
>   end
>
>   it "should find the user" do
>     User.should_receive(:find).with("user_id").and_return(@user)
>     do_post
>   end
>   it "should assign the user for the view" do
>     do_post
>     assigns[:user].should equal(@user)
>   end
>   it "should build a new ticket on the user" do
>
> @user_tickets_association.should_receive(:build).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
>     do_post
>   end
>   it "should assign the ticket for the view" do
>     do_post
>     assigns[:ticket].should equal(@ticket)
>   end
>   it "should save the new ticket" do
>     @ticket.should_receive(:save).with().and_return(true)
>     do_post
>   end
>
>   it "should save the new ticket" do
>     @ticket.should_receive(:save).with().and_return(true)
>     do_post
>   end
>
>   it "should redirect to the ticket path if successful" do
>     do_post
>     response.should redirect_to('/tickets')
>   end
>
>   it "should render the new page if create fails" do
>     @ticket.stub!(:save).and_return(false)
>     do_post
>     response.should render_template('new')
>   end
> end
>
>
>
> On 18 Aug 2007, at 00:36, Andrew WC Brown wrote:
>
> That makes a-lot of sense. That 'new' word threw me off.
>
> My create method is slightly more complex and I'm not sure how to spec it.
>
>   def create
>     @user = User.find(params[:user_id])
>     @ticket = @ user.tickets.build(params[:ticket])
>     if @ticket.save
>       redirect_to tickets_path
>     else
>       render new_usr_ticket_path(params[:user_id])
>     end
>   end
>
>
> Would I need two mock_models?
>
> On 8/17/07, rupert <rupert_apsc at rupespad.com> wrote:
> >
> > what's in the create method of the controller?? you've only given the
> > contents of the new method - and without knowing what you want it to do it's
> > hard to know what will work.
> > Assuming it's the normal
> >
> > def create
> >  @ticket = Ticket.new(params(:ticket])
> >   if @ticket.save
> >    ....etc etc
> > end
> >
> > then something like the following should work:
> >
> > describe TicketsController, "handling POST /tickets" do
> >   before do
> >     @ticket = mock_model(Ticket, :save => true)
> >     Ticket.stub!(:new).and_return(@ticket)
> >     @params = {}
> >   end
> >
> >   def do_post
> >     post :create, :ticket => @params
> >   end
> >
> >   it "should create a new ticket" do
> >     ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
> >     do_post
> >   end
> >
> >   it "should assign the ticket for the view" do
> >     do_post
> >     assigns[:ticket].should equal(@ticket)
> >   end
> >
> >   it "should save the new ticket" do
> >     @ticket.should_receive(:save).with().and_return(true)
> >     do_post
> >   end
> > end
> >
> > On 18 Aug 2007, at 00:11, Andrew WC Brown wrote:
> >
> > I replaced:
> >
> > @ticket.should_receive (:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
> >
> > with
> >
> > Ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
> >
> > Similar Error
> >
> > 1)
> > Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in 'TicketsController handling POST
> > /tickets should create a new ticket'
> > Mock 'Class' expected :new with ({}) once, but received it 0 times
> > ./spec/controllers/tickets_controller_spec.rb:16:
> >
> > If I omit @params = {} then I get the error as following
> >
> > 1)
> > Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in 'TicketsController handling POST
> > /tickets should create a new ticket'
> > Mock 'Class' expected :new with (any args) once, but received it 0 times
> > ./spec/controllers/tickets_controller_spec.rb:16:
> >
> > So its not receiving the new method at all even though I clearly called
> > it.
> > Could it be possible that the issue is with the actual Ticket model
> > itself?
> >
> > On 8/17/07, David Chelimsky < dchelimsky at gmail.com > wrote:
> > >
> > > On 8/17/07, Andrew WC Brown < omen.king at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > I've been off the rspec for a few months and I'm trying to get back
> > > on it.
> > > >
> > > > 1)
> > > >  Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in 'TicketsController
> > > > handling POST /tickets should create a new ticket'
> > > >  Mock 'Ticket_1001' expected :new with ({}) once, but received it 0
> > > times
> > > >  ./spec/controllers/tickets_controller_spec.rb:16:
> > > >  script/spec:4:
> > > >
> > > > class TicketsController < ApplicationController
> > > >
> > > >   def new
> > > >     Ticket.new
> > > >   end
> > > >
> > > > end
> > > >
> > > > describe TicketsController, "handling POST /tickets" do
> > > >
> > > >   before do
> > > >     @ticket = mock_model(Ticket, :to_param => '1', :save => true)
> > > >     Ticket.stub!(:new).and_return(@ticket)
> > > >     @params = {}
> > > >   end
> > > >
> > > >   def do_post
> > > >     post :create, :ticket => @params
> > > >   end
> > > >
> > > >   it "should create a new ticket" do
> > > >
> > > > @ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
> > >
> > > This is telling the ticket object to expect new, but it's the Ticket
> > > class that will receive it:
> > >
> > > Ticket.should_receive(:new).with(@params).and_return(@ticket)
> > >
> > > That should do it.
> > >
> > > >     do_post
> > > >   end
> > > >
> > > > end
> > > >
> > > > Would someone provide with an explanation what I have to do to make
> > > this
> > > > spec pass?
> > > > Peepcode hasn't released their screen cast on rspecing controllers
> > > yet ='(
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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