[rspec-users] "Tricks" for testing after_create callback???

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 10:07:10 EST 2007


On Dec 13, 2007 8:59 AM, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/13/07, Daniel Tenner <daniel.ruby at tenner.org> wrote:
> > Then I definitely think there's little point in specifying what
> > "deliver_secret_santa" is called with. The chances that you'll get
> > that wrong are extremely small, and even if you do it will be picked
> > up instantly by your integration tests, and be very easy to fix.
> >
> > What's much more likely to break is SantasMailbox - so focus the
> > time, the effort, and the lines of code on speccing that quite
> > thoroughly, so you know it can take every likely Message that you
> > might throw at it.
> >
> > (/opinion)
>
> Well IMHO, I think that it's important to spec both.  Even though the
> callback is simple, it's a crucial design point, and I'm not unknown
> to break such assumptions as code progresses.
>
>
> It shouldn't be so hard to do either,  I just can't figure out now,
> why rspec seems to be calling the create in my spec twice.

This is a bit scary :(

Rick - would you mind sticking this information, a bit filtered, into
the tracker?

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