[rspec-users] How much test data to use in specs

Nick Hoffman nick at deadorange.com
Mon Aug 25 14:50:11 EDT 2008


On 2008-08-25, at 13:29, Zach Dennis wrote:
> I might do something like the following...
>
> describe Property, "email validations" do
>
>  ["1invalid.email at example.com", "can't start with a digit",
>    "invalid.email2 at example.com", "can't end with a digit"
>  ].in_groups_of(2) do |email, description|
>    it description do
>      prop =  Property.new :email => email
>      prop.should_not be_valid
>      prop.should have(1).error_on(:email)
>    end
>  end
> end
>
>
> --  
> Zach Dennis
> http://www.continuousthinking.com
> http://www.mutuallyhuman.com

Hi Zach. That's a great way of iterating over test data. Do you have  
any suggestions for how much test data to use?

Cheers,
Nick


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