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

Jack Kinsella jack.kinsella at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 11:52:56 EST 2010


Cheers, very insightful. I liked your point about ease of testing
having an inherent value.

On Nov 25, 12:22 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Jack Kinsella <jack.kinse... 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:http://groups.google.com/group/rspec/browse_thread/thread/6b8394836d2...
>
> Cheers,
> David
>
>
>
> > Kind Regards,
>
> > Jack Kinsella
>
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