[rspec-users] Stubs and Object Constructor

andyl akleak at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 00:38:20 EDT 2011

OK - I got this working using mocha and the 'any_instance' method.  

A gist with working examples is here: https://gist.github.com/879029

It looks like rspec mocks had an 'any_instance' method, but it was removed 
because it promoted 'bad practice'.

I'm curious to understand how 'any_instance' promotes bad practice.  I found 
it useful in my situation, to stub out slow network code that crushed my 
test performance.

- Andy  
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