[rspec-users] How To Mock A Chain (specifically ActionMailerModel.method.deliver)

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Thu Nov 25 07:22:21 EST 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Jack Kinsella <jack.kinsella at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> In Rails 3 you deliver a mail message with the
> ActionMailerModel.method.deliver syntax (e.g.
> Notifier.welcome_message.deliver). How do you test that this method is
> called in Rspec. I'm looking for an equivalent to "stub_chain" which
> has expectations. I'm testing that messages are sent on certain events
> in the object life cycle (e.g. that an email is sent when an Award is
> created).
> I know it's possible to abstract welcome_message.deliver into a single
> method call, but this seems overly inconvenient for such a simple
> case.
> Anyone any ideas on how to solve this problem?

See this thread:


> Kind Regards,
> Jack Kinsella

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