[rspec-users] [OT] Object Mother vs Test Data Builder (was Jay Fields' blog on developer testing)

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 22:45:34 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 8:05 PM, Nick Hoffman <nick at deadorange.com> wrote:
> On 07/02/2009, at 1:16 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 9:59 AM, Nick Hoffman <nick at deadorange.com> wrote:
>>> When writing Cucumber stories and features for controllers, should you
>>> cover
>>> every edge case? For example, should you write stories that feed bad or
>>> missing data to your controllers, or should that be left to RSpec?
>> Depends on the team and who can read what and who cares about what.
>> In most cases, Cucumber is a significantly better
>> developer/stakeholder collaboration tool than RSpec is. If your
>> stakeholders trust you to cover the edge cases, then they don't need
>> to be in cucumber, but they certainly can be.
>> David
> Makes sense. Thanks for the clarification.
> By the way, what on Earth is IASTDH? A few Google searches later, I'm still
> none the wiser.

I made it up. I was about to write HTH, but I was sure it did not
help, hence IASTDH - inconsistent though - IA for I am, but D for
didn't, so it should either be ISTDH or IASTDNH.


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