[rspec-users] Spec-ing private method
matt at mattwynne.net
Thu May 16 21:57:51 UTC 2013
On 16 May 2013, at 04:22, Andrey S. <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Yes, I know, that testing private methods it's not a good idea (and I
> read this thread - http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/197346 - and some
> But how can I test the following code?
> I use xmpp4r. In my public method #listen I start receive jabber
> messages like so:
> def listen
> @client.add_message_callback do |m|
> def do_things_with_message(m)
> #add_message_callback - runs block, when message come
> So, testing #listen method it's difficult and it more testing xmpp4r
> than my #do_things_with_message
> How to do all right and test #do_things_with_message? :)
What does do_things_with_message do? How would I tell, from the outside of this class, that it has been invoked, and whether it has behaved as expected?
Is there a collaborator on this class that it will send a message to?
Is there some state that it will set on this class that I can read?
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