[rspec-users] Prepare for newbie-ness
martin.streicher at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 09:01:34 EDT 2008
I find the debugger helpful to step through the underlying Rails code
when I am perplexed about the (errant) operation of something. The
underworld is full of wonderful secrets. Plus, I do make mistakes and
misinterpret and the debugger lets me take a look around. I try to
avoid making bad smells; the debugger is like Harvey Keitel's
character in Pulp Fiction.
What about my other questions? Directions on how to write tests when a
model has_many or belongs_to? When to mock? Pointers to examples would
be the cheap and easy answer -- is there an open source application
with rspec tests?
On Sep 16, 2008, at 3:41 PM, rspec-users-request at rubyforge.org wrote:
>> require 'ruby-debug'
>> at the point in my code where I want to break into the debugger. Then
>> running the specs via most any means (including autotest, but not
>> spec_server) will start up the debugger at that point. Frankly,
>> though, I'll
>> often just stick in some p statements to show some data. Actually,
>> I use
>> this little function:
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