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can someone break this test down for me? thanks

test "a status content should have more than 2 characters" do status = Status.new status.content = "H" assert !status.save assert !status.errors[:content].empty? end

hi, why do we add
assert !status.errors[:content].empty? im a bit confused with this line because arent we testing 2 or more characters and not an empty status?

1 Answer

Brandon Barrette
Brandon Barrette
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The "!" means "not" so here we are asserting that the errors for status are not empty (meaning we have errors). Which we should expect to happen since our status in only 1 character long, the "H" you set it to (in status = Status.new status.content = "H")