[rspec-users] How to unit test code that connects to the external resources?
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Mon Sep 8 16:23:52 EDT 2008
On Sep 8, 2008, at 12:12 PM, Yi Wen wrote:
> By external resources, I mean, the code start a http connection and
> GET xmls from the url specified. I will definitely not rely my unit
> test on an external url or anything like that. But how do I unit
> test the method? I mean, I can basically mock the Net::HTTP, but
> then the test will pretty much be like the method itself, except all
> the calls will be replaced by stub! or should_receive.
> I made this method as simple as possible. There is no if statements
> or loop in the method, should I just NOT test this one?
> Thanks for any ideas
Show us the code so we can help.
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