[rspec-users] catching errors, rspec basics

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 20:03:21 EST 2008


On Jan 29, 2008 6:55 PM, Andrew WC Brown <omen.king at gmail.com> wrote:
> try it, does the same thing ='(

Shouldn't be the exact same thing. What's the whole error?

Also - what version of rspec? If trunk, do you have the latest (3268)?

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> On Jan 29, 2008 7:49 PM, Shane Mingins <smingins at elctech.com> wrote:
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> > Are you looking for something like this
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> > lambda { @audience.stats = 'Market Goblin' }.should raise_error
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> > On 30/01/2008, at 1:48 PM, Andrew WC Brown wrote:
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> > Trying to spec the following but don't know if I'm using the right
> matcher.
> > How do I spec? Plz, sugar on tops.
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> >
> > Audience.stats
> > - should have a stats of 80 when passed a flux of 10
> > - should return an error when passed a string (ERROR - 1)
> >
> >
> > 1)
> > TypeError in 'Audience.stats should return an error when passed a string'
> > String can't be coerced into Fixnum
> > ./audience.rb:11:in `*'
> > ./audience.rb:11:in `stats='
> > ./audience_spec.rb:29:
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> > Finished in 0.006333 seconds
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> > 2 examples, 1 failure
> > monsterbox:spec andrew_wc_brown$
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> > class Audience
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> >   attr_accessor :stats
> >
> >   def initialize(name = nil,value = nil)
> >     @name ||= 'all'
> >     @value ||= value
> >   end
> >
> >   def stats=(flux)
> >     @stats = @value * flux / 0.025
> >   end
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> >
> >   def market_share
> >     "The Market share is for #{@name} at a high of #{@stats}"
> >   end
> >
> > end
> >
> >
> > describe "Audience.stats" do
> >
> > before :all do
> >   @audience = Audience.new(nil,20)
> > end
> >
> >   it  "should have a stats of 80 when passed a flux of 10" do
> >     @audience.stats = 10
> >     @audience.stats.should == 8000
> >   end
> >
> >   it "should return an error when passed a string" do
> >     @audience.stats = 'Market Goblin'
> >     @audience.stats.should raise_error
> >   end
> > end
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