[rspec-users] fixtures in stories

Ingo Weiss ingo at ingoweiss.com
Tue Jan 15 10:23:49 EST 2008

Thanks, Chris!

This is how I create most of my data for stories. However, I have one  
case (globalize languages/countries) where loading the data from  
fixtures seems to make more sense. Also, I would like to load them in  
one place, globally for all stories, as you can do in spec_helper, in  
order to not have to include a 'Given language ...' in all of my  
stories. Is that possible?


On Jan 15, 2008, at 4:07 PM, Chris Parsons wrote:

> Hi Ingo,
> On 15 Jan 2008, at 14:55, Ingo Weiss wrote:
>> how/where do I load fixtures in stories?
> Try loading your data up manually using 'Given' blocks:
> (my_story.txt)
> Given a user called Bob
> And a user called Charlie
> and:
> (steps.rb)
> Given "a user called $name" do |name|
>    User.create! :name => name
> end
> Hope this helps
> Chris
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