[rspec-users] Testing controller plugin
phillipkoebbe at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 10:58:31 EST 2010
Matt Wynne wrote:
> Yeah, you need to convince RSpec that the describe blocks you're using
> are describing an ExampleGroup that's about a Rails Controller, then
> it will mix in the right methods for you. I think you can do something
> describe MySpecialTestController, :type => :controller do
> That's the general idea. I think someone else on the list will be able
> to help more than me with the specifics.
> As for a plug-in, I don't know any off-hand... try a few popular ones
> out on github and look for a spec directory in the root I guess.
Thanks, again, Matt for taking the time to respond. I was kind of
surprised by how many plugins use test::unit. I did finally find
subdomain_fu  and was able to get something working. However, this
approach tests the controller in a project and requires rspec-rails to
be installed for the project. I would really like to be able to test
this independent of a project. So if anyone knows how to test a
controller plugin with RSpec independent of a project, I'd really
appreciate some pointers.
Here's what I have right now:
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