[rspec-users] RSpec sundry questions
aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 17:29:54 EDT 2008
On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 11:05 PM, Greg Hauptmann
<greg.hauptmann.ruby at gmail.com> wrote:
> Q1 - Can I assume that the core testing framework (e.g. rails unit
> testing versus RSpec) is a kind of separate issue to whether you using
> mocking or not? i.e. you could use Mocha with either the rails unit
> test framework or Rspec? Or is there something in Rspec that
> integrates moreso with mocking?
I'm not sure I understand the question. Mocha can be used with Rails,
RSpec, Test::Unit, plain Ruby libraries... The same is true about
RSpec's built-in mocking library.
The only mocking-specific thing about RSpec is that it ships with
mocking built-in. But if you're happier with Test::Unit style tests,
TU+mocha will technically do the same (more or less).
> Q2 - Anyone know where the "build" method that Ryan used in his Rails
> cast? Was this a mocha method? (I couldn't see it in the api).
> Reference: http://railscasts.com/episodes/81-fixtures-in-rails-2-0
Where is the "build" method in this screencast? (I didn't check the sound).
> Q3 - Lastly......I want to jump into RSpec or Rails unit
> testing....I'm thinking RSpec....has RSpec got more people using it
> than other testing frameworks now? i.e. for Rails developers?
The only survey I know about is this:
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