[rspec-users] Which "get" is being used in Controller spec

Matthias Hennemeyer mhennemeyer at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 12 05:03:10 EDT 2008

Hi Mike,

the request methods used in Controller tests are defined in Rails:  
Rspec Rails Stories are basically Rails Integration tests and the  
methods used here are defined in Rails:  


Am 12.06.2008 um 08:40 schrieb Mike Schiller:

> Hi,
> I'm a bit puzzled with "get" in controller specs. When I write,
> it "should render index template" do
>   get :index
>   response.should render_template(:index)
> end
> Which "get" method is being used? I checked RDoc of RSpec and RSpec  
> on Rails, but didn't find "get".
> In Rails RDoc, I found the following "get"s.
> get ActionController::Integration::Session
> get ActiveResource::Connection
> get ActiveResource::CustomMethods
> get ActiveResource::CustomMethods::InstanceMethods
> I'm not sure which one is working. But after playing a while, I  
> noticed "get" doesn't take "path" as a parameter. For example,
> get "users"
> doesn't work. I also need to know about "post" because some code I  
> saw seems to be passing
> parameters like:
> post :create :id => 1
> Mike
> _______________________________________________
> rspec-users mailing list
> rspec-users at rubyforge.org
> http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/rspec-users

More information about the rspec-users mailing list