[rspec-users] NameError when passing a URL helper to a method
nick at deadorange.com
Fri Dec 5 13:06:00 EST 2008
On 2008-12-04, at 19:56, Pat Maddox wrote:
> Nick Hoffman <nick at deadorange.com> writes:
>> On 2008-12-04, at 17:43, Nick Hoffman wrote:
>>> The only solution that I can think of is to do this:
>>> before :each do
>>> @account_url = account_url
>>> it_should_redirect_to 'the account page', @account_url
>> Actually, that suggestion above of mine doesn't work. It fails with:
>> You have a nil object when you didn't expect it!
>> The error occurred while evaluating nil.rewrite
>> (eval):17:in `account_url'
>> I thought of it while writing that last email, but didn't test it
>> before hitting send.
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> It's the same as
> class Foo
> @class_instance_variable = "blah"
> def foo
> puts @class_instance_variable
> Foo.foo will print nothing, because @class_instance_variable is nil in
> the object instance.
> Anyway, I thought of an even cleaner way to do things than using a
> block, assuming you only care about calling one method:
> def do_something(helper_name)
Hi Pat. That's a great suggestion. Here's what I ended up doing:
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