[rspec-users] View Testing: Action with parameters

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 18:13:14 EDT 2008


On Jun 21, 2008, at 5:03 PM, Britt Mileshosky wrote:

> I'm looking for the solution to testing for the correct format of a  
> form action with extra parameters in the url in my view tests.
> I'm probably overlooking something simple, but I cannot figure out  
> why this is not working.  Should i event be testing for this
> in my view test, or should this be a controller-with-integrated- 
> views specific test?
>
> Thanks for the help on my first question to this list!
>
>
> Test code abbreviated  
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> @person = mock_model(Person)
> assigns[:person] = @person
>
> response.should have_tag("form[action=?][method=post]",  
> categorizations_path(:person => @person) do
>
>
> View code abbreviated  
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> <% form_for :categorization, :url => {:person => @person} do |f| %>
>
>
> Example should assert  
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> should find form[action='/categorizations?person=1002'] 
> [method='post'] where 1002 is the autogenerated id of @person.

A view example is the right place for this.

What's the failure message you're getting?
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