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Why didn't we use TodoList.create in the create spec instead of writing create_todo_list ?


1 Answer

Seth Reece
Seth Reece
32,867 Points

Hi Chris,

Capybara is designed for feature specs. Essentially it creates a test that acts as a user using a website. By creating a method that clicks something and fills in some stuff emulates the actions a user would do. You could simply do this yourself, but you would not be able to show in code that you did in fact test it.