rspec-expectations is used to set expectations in executable examples.
describe Account do it "has a balance of zero when first created" do Account.new.balance.should eq(Money.new(0)) end end
should and should_not
should_not to every object. Each of
these can accept a matcher and, in most cases, an optional custom failure
message (see customized
A Matcher is any object that responds to the following methods:
These methods are also part of the matcher protocol, but are optional:
does_not_match?(actual) failure_message_for_should_not description
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