[rspec-users] HTML array problem

itsterry itsterry at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 04:42:58 EST 2009


Aha! That explains it.
Thank you !


On Dec 3, 4:35 pm, Chris Flipse <cfli... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Your first attempt is the correct way to go about it
>    post 'comments/rate', :id=>4, :score=>{4=>10}
>
> However, note that in your controller, the parameters are stringified /
> symbolized.
> params["score"]["4"]  will get you 10, but params["score"][4] will get you
> nil
>
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 8:40 AM, itsterry <itste... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all. Apologies if this is an easy one, but I've spent a while
> > Googling and trying trial-and-error, and can't find the solution.
>
> > I'm trying to spec a controller.
>
> > It accepts an HTML array, then processes items matching the id param.
>
> > So I'm passing (in meta form)
>
> > controller/action/id?thing[thing_id]=value
>
> > The controller looks at the id, finds the ActiveRecord object which
> > matches id, then looks for the thing with a thing_id matching id and
> > processes it
>
> > The real example is a little involved, but a simpler example would be
> > something like
>
> > comments/rate/4?score[4]=10&score[5]=9
>
> > so that comment 4 is rated 10, and comment 5 is untouched
>
> > In my controller spec I've been trying (for the above easy example)
>
> > post 'comments/rate', :id=>4, :score=>{4=>10}
>
> > but my params array doesn't appear to be going through the test
>
> > This doesn't do it:
> > post 'comments/rate', :id=>4, :score[4]=>10
>
> > Nor this:
> > post 'comments/rate', :id=>4, :score['4']=>10
>
> > Nor this:
> > post 'comments/rate', :id=>4, "score[4]".to_sym=>10
>
> > Any ideas? Have I given enough info? Trying to give relevant details
> > without too much extraneous info.
>
> > Thanks in advance for any help!
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