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Ruby

Gísli Guðmundsson
Gísli Guðmundsson
2,640 Points

I am trying out create_spec.rb and when I try to run it I get an Failure/Error

rspec spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb .FFF

Failures:

1) Creating todo lists displays an error when the todo list has no description Failure/Error: expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

   expected: 0
        got: 7

   (compared using ==)
 # ./spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:63:in `block (2 levels) in <top (required)>'

2) Creating todo lists displays an error when the todo list has no title Failure/Error: expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

   expected: 0
        got: 7

   (compared using ==)
 # ./spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:24:in `block (2 levels) in <top (required)>'

3) Creating todo lists displays an error when the todo list has title less than 3 characters Failure/Error: expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

   expected: 0
        got: 7

   (compared using ==)
 # ./spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:42:in `block (2 levels) in <top (required)>'

Finished in 0.07668 seconds 4 examples, 3 failures

Failed examples:

rspec ./spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:62 # Creating todo lists displays an error when the todo list has no description rspec ./spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:23 # Creating todo lists displays an error when the todo list has no title rspec ./spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:41 # Creating todo lists displays an error when the todo list has title less than 3 characters

Here is the code for create_spec.rb

require 'spec_helper'

RSpec.configure do |c| c.fail_fast = false c.use_transactional_fixtures = true c.raise_errors_for_deprecations! c.expose_current_running_example_as :example end

RSpec.describe "Creating todo lists" do it "redirects to the todo list index page on success" do visit "/todo_lists" click_link "New Todo list" expect(page).to have_content("New todo_list")

    fill_in "Title", with: "My todo list"
    fill_in "Description", with: "This is what I m doing today."
    click_button "Create Todo list"

    expect(page).to have_content("My todo list")
end

it "displays an error when the todo list has no title" do
    expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

    visit "/todo_lists"
    click_link "New Todo list"
    expect(page).to have_content("New todo_list")

    fill_in "Title", with: "Hi"
    fill_in "Description", with: "This is what I'm doing today."
    click_button "Create Todo list"

    expect(page).to have_content("error")
    expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

    visit "/todo_lists"
    expect(page).to_not have_content("This is what I'm doing today")
end

it "displays an error when the todo list has title less than 3 characters" do
    expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

    visit "/todo_lists"
    click_link "New Todo list"
    expect(page).to have_content("New todo_list")


    fill_in "Title", with: "Hi"
    fill_in "Description", with: "This is what I m doing today."

    click_button "Create Todo list"

    expect(page).to have_content("error")

    expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

    visit "/todo_lists"
    expect(page).to_not have_content("This is what I m doing today.")
end

it "displays an error when the todo list has no description" do
    expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

    visit "/todo_lists"
    click_link "New Todo list"
    expect(page).to have_content("New todo_list")

    fill_in "Title", with: "Grocery List"
    fill_in "Description", with: ""
    click_button "Create Todo list"

    expect(page).to have_content("error")
    expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

    visit "/todo_lists"
    expect(page).to_not have_content("Grocery List")
end

end

Here is the code for todo_list.rb model

class TodoList < ActiveRecord::Base validates :title, presence: true

validates :title, length: { minimum: 3 }
validates :description, presence: true

end

2 Answers

Kang-Kyu Lee
Kang-Kyu Lee
52,045 Points

Seems like

expect(TodoList.count).to eq(0)

at the beginning of each it (example) not working. so it says, The test db is not rolling back after each test (have 7 entities) as it supposed to be. However this is not a problem of code, of database cleaning.

why does this happen? Jason Seifer

Kang-Kyu Lee
Kang-Kyu Lee
52,045 Points
it "displays an error when the todo list has no title"
it "displays an error when the todo list has title less than 3 characters"

these two are the same on your code by the way