Elabs matchers

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Elabs matchers aims to extend existing rspec matchers from e.g Rspec, Rspec-rails and Capybara with a set of less generic once. This could be things like asserting a table appearing in a certain way or check that an active record instance has been successfully persisted after an update.

Below follows a list of matchers that the gem bundles. To get documentation about each matcher the source code is your bast friend at this point.

Model matchers:

  • record.should allow("Blog post").as(:title)
  • hash.contain_hash({ "baz" => "bar" })
  • array.only_include("bar", "foo")
  • record.should persist(:title, "Blog post")

Model helpers:

  • reload(post)
  • save_and_reload(post)

Acceptance matchers:

  • page.should have_flash_notice("Success")
  • page.should have_flash_alert("Error")
  • page.should have_form_errors_on("Name", "Can't be blank")
  • page.should have_header("Elabs")
  • page.should have_image("Logo")
  • page.should have_fields("Author" => "Adam", "Year" => "2011")
  • page.should have_table_row("Posts", "Title" => "First", :year => "2012")
  • page.should have_attribute("Status", "Pending")

Acceptance helpers:

  • select_year_and_month("2010", "March", :from => "Birth date")

Common helpers:

  • select_year_and_month("2010", "March", :from => "Birth date")
  • normalize_keys({ "First name" => "Adam" })
  • fixture_file("file.txt")

Setup

add elabs_matchers to your Gemfile:

gem "elabs_matchers", :git => "git://github.com/elabs/elabs_matchers.git"

if you"re using Spork gem you need to tell bundler not to require the files for you:

gem "elabs_matchers", :git => "git://github.com/elabs/elabs_matchers.git", :require => false

then you'll require them inside your spork prefork block:

Spork.prefork do
  ...
  require "elabs_matchers"
  ...
end

Development

See devlopment.rb

Contributors

So far the code base is a joined effort by everyone at Elabs.

License:

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2012 Elabs AB

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