[rspec-users] Need help mocking this out
has.sox at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 05:44:06 EST 2007
Assuming that there is a call like this in your controller
@articles = current_user.articles
One way to do this is to stub out the controller.current_user to return a
mock object of the current_user
Then put an expectation on the current user that it's articles method gets
called. (return a mocked collection of articles)
Then check that @articles is set to the returned mocked collection of
articles from current_user.articles
Ok So one way you might write this could be (This is untested...)
it "should scope the articles to the currrent_user" do
user = mock_model(User)
articles = [mock_model(Article)]
assigns[:articles].should == articles
Like I said though, that's not tested itself. If that's not exactly
right... it's along the right track of an option that can work.
On Dec 3, 2007 9:07 PM, Stefan Magnus Landrø <stefan.landro at gmail.com>
> Typically, I'd write a method in your user model that returns the user's
> class User do
> def find_articles_for_user
> Article.find(:all, :conditions => ['userid = ?', id)
> Then you'd use a mock in your controller spec, and make sure you test that
> your method is being called.
> On the other hand, the user model should be tested directly against the
> 2007/12/3, Fischer, Daniel <daniel at helpmebuyacar.org>:
> > Let's say you're using the restful_authentication plugin.
> > You have a model called articles. On the index action of the
> > articlescontroller you simply want to spec out that it'll scope the results
> > to the ownership of the current_user.
> > It should NOT include any articles other than the articles that user
> > owns.
> > How would you properly spec this out?
> > Thanks for the help!
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