[rspec-users] Cucumber + Webrat + Selenium + ActionMailer
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Thu Feb 19 05:25:27 EST 2009
Thanks guys, very interesting points.
As a good collegue of mine says, its all about trade offs :)
I agree with changing your production code to make it more testable,
definitely, especially early on in the development process, once your
site is up and running it would have to be done with extra care,
we don't wanna be sending hundreds of emails accidentally, and I must
confess I can unfortunately relate, even though it was a team effort to
achieve it :) Thus I'm happy you mentioned Duncan Beevers blog post,
Steve, cheers. I'll definitely recommend it as a precaution tool to the
For my particular situation ARMailer sounds just like what we need to
get the build passing again, and will certainly shot out a couple of
emails from the staging server to make sure emails are actually being
>"Er... Selenium? Are you automating the browser to check your
>Gmail or something...?"
Well this might sound like a crazy idea... but I admit that I've
discussed this before with my team, and concluded that, without
including speed limit constraints, it was the most thorough way of
testing our signup and confirmation system :)
Thanks again for all your help!
P.S. I'll follow up with a confirmation post just to let the people know
how it worked out for us with ARMailer.
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