[rspec-users] Side Effects in Stories
cwdinfo at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 13:54:42 EDT 2007
On Oct 18, 2007, at 6:09 AM, Daniel N wrote:
> On 9/11/07, s.ross <cwdinfo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a story where the user resets the password [hey, this story
> thing really rocks!]. It is expected that the password will change
> and that the user will be redirected to a login screen. A side effect
> is that the user will receive email with his/her new password.
> Where I'm stuck is in ascertaining whether mail was generated.
> Any thoughts on how this might be accomplished?
> Story: Reset the Password
> As a registered user
> I want to be able to reset the password and have it emailed to me
> And then I want to log in
> Scenario: Reset password for an account
> Given A valid account is given: joe at schmoe.com
> When Resetting password for joe at schmoe.com
> Then Password state should change in database joe at schmoe.com
> And Registered user should be redirected to login screen
> And Email should be sent to the registered user
> And the new password should work :)
> Hi s.ross
> I know this was a while ago that you asked this question, but did
> you end up coming up with a solution?
Nope, and embarrassingly, I took a different direction without
preserving any traces of what I had been doing (can you say "frequent
checkins?"). Ooops. Everything but verifying that the email was sent
was running, but I never figured out how to verify that.
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