[rspec-users] RSpec - Testing ActiveRecord addins

Pat Nakajima patnakajima at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 01:06:42 EST 2009


(Sorry if this is double-posted, I was having trouble with joining the
list)

If you want an easy way to test ActiveRecord extensions, check out
acts_as_fu: http://github.com/nakajima/acts_as_fu. It makes generating
ActiveRecord models dead simple.

Pat

On Jan 29, 10:18 pm, Ben Mabey <b... at benmabey.com> wrote:
> James Byrne wrote:
> > Ben Mabey wrote:
>
> >> You can then use the dummy AR classes in your specs with an in-memory
> >> DB.
>
> >> I hope that helps,
>
> >> Ben
>
> > Oh, yes. very much. Especially this example.
>
> >> def setup_db
> >>   ActiveRecord::Schema.define(:version => 1) do
>
> > Have you, or anyone reading this, had any experience with the nulldb gem
> > as an alternative to in memory sqlite3?
>
> I used nulldb on my last project and I had a lot of success with it.  
> Using nulldb comes with tradeoffs though and in this case I would just
> use sqlite.  Unless the project and spec suite is large disconnecting
> the DB may not be worth the effort.
>
> -Ben
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