[rspec-users] [Rails] specifying that a layout yields?
zach.dennis at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 09:56:46 EDT 2009
On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 9:33 PM, Brandt Kurowski
<brandtkurowski at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently had a bug in a layout due to the layout not calling "yield"
> to display the actual content. I wanted to write a spec to describe
> what was missing, but it wasn't obvious how, so I just fixed the
> problem first and doubled back to spec it later.
> Anyway, the most succinct thing I was able to come up with was the
> # http://gist.github.com/87246
> describe "/layouts/application" do
> it "should show the content" do
> class << template
> attr_accessor :did_render_content
> template.did_render_content = false
> render :inline => "<% self.did_render_content = true
> %>", :layout => 'application'
> template.did_render_content.should be_true
> But I'm not quite satisfied with this, as it's not as clear and
> expressive as specs usually are. I thought I'd write a custom matcher
> for it, but it's not obvious to me what I'd even want the spec to look
> Any ideas?
There's no need for a custom matcher. You just utilize the :layout
option that render has. e.g. the follow example ensures the layout
renders the content it is given (via a yield block):
describe "layouts/application.html.erb" do
it "should render the context given" do
render :text => "foobar", :layout => "layouts/application.html.erb"
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