[rspec-users] RSpec - Testing ActiveRecord addins

Ben Mabey ben at benmabey.com
Fri Jan 30 01:25:18 EST 2009


Pat Nakajima wrote:
> (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
>   

Very slick.  I'll be using this next time. :)

-Ben
> 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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