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require File.expand_path(File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/edgecase')

class AboutNil < EdgeCase::Koan
  def test_nil_is_an_object
    assert_equal true, nil.is_a?(Object), "Unlike NULL in other languages"
  end

  def test_you_dont_get_null_pointer_errors_when_calling_methods_on_nil
    # What happens when you call a method that doesn't exist. The
    # following begin/rescue/end code block captures the exception and
    # makes some assertions about it.
    begin
      nil.some_method_nil_doesnt_know_about
    rescue Exception => ex
      # What exception has been caught?
      puts ex.class
      assert_equal NoMethodError,ex.class

      # What message was attached to the exception?
      # (HINT: replace __ with part of the error message.)
      assert_match(/doesnt/, ex.message)
    end
  end

  def test_nil_has_a_few_methods_defined_on_it
    assert_equal true, nil.nil?
    assert_equal '', nil.to_s
    assert_equal 'nil', nil.inspect

    # THINK ABOUT IT:
    #
    # Is it better to use
    # obj.nil?
    # or
    # obj == nil
    # Why?
  end

end
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