A RSpec spec generator for the basic CRUD controller.
This gem adds a generator to your app to generate a spec that will test most of the cases for CRUD controllers.
I have tried it with Rails 3 and Rspec 2 and it works perfectly. Hopfully later on I'll have some time to test other versions of Rails and Rspec.
Include it on your Gemfile:
And install it
Other versions of Rails
I still haven't tried other versions of Rails, if you do and it works, please let me know.
Once it's on your Gemfile, you'll have a new Rails generator rails generate crudspec:spec
If for example, you have a ProductsController, you'd generate your spec by running:
rails generate crudspec:spec products_controller
This will generate spec/controllers/products_controller_spec.rb.
The spec will not be perfect, but it will give you a good head start.
A controller that would work out of the box would look something like:
class ProductsController < ApplicationController def index @products = Product.all end def new @product = Product.new end def create @product = Product.new(params[:product]) if @product.save flash[:notice] = "Product was successfully created." redirect_to product_url(@product) else render :action => :new end end def edit @product = Product.find(params[:id]) end def update @product = Product.find(params[:id]) if @product.update_attributes(params[:product]) flash[:notice] = "Product was successfully updated." redirect_to product_path(@product) else render :action => :edit end end def destroy @product = Product.find(params[:id]) @product.delete flash[:notice] = "Product was successfully destroyed." redirect_to :products end end
If you are not using all the CRUD actions in your controller, you can specify the one(s) you need. For example:
rails generate crudspec:spec products_controller index show
This will only create the specs for the index and show actions. Additionally, when you specify the new and edit actions, the specs for create and update will be generated as well.
If you're using devise to authenticate your users, you can easily add that to the spec by using the devise option.
For example, if your Devise model is User, you can call the generator like this:
rails generate crudspec:spec products_controller --devise=user
And this will add the following lines to the spec:
include Devise::TestHelpers before(:each) do @user = users(:one) # Replace with whatever mock Factory sign_in @user end
- 0.2.0 Create specs for specific actions
- Option to create a test for Ruby::Test
- Option to create a cucumber feature
- Option to generate Specs that work out of the box with gems like inherited_resources, resource_controller
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