[rspec-users] Stubbing out required associated models

Courtenay court3nay at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 12:46:51 EST 2007


of course, you do both. you need to unit test in isolation, as well as
integration test the stack.


On Nov 15, 2007 5:44 AM, Matthew Lins <mlins at webinforem.com> wrote:
> But, that should be okay, since my intent is not to test the associated
> models. I have a separate spec file for those models.
>
>
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> On 11/14/07 3:27 PM, "Scott Taylor" <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
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> >
> > On Nov 14, 2007, at 4:08 PM, sinclair bain wrote:
> >
> >> Matthew,
> >>
> >> If your intent is to test the behaviour of your model(s), then yes
> >> mocking and
> >> stubbing are  a good [_the_] way to go.
> >
> > Except, of course, that you are no longer really validating the
> > associated models - only your mocks.
> >
> > Scott
> >
> >
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