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When defining methods in specs, you can super into previous definitions

When you def methods in RSpec tests, you can use super to call a method definition that was created in a surrounding describe/context block.


describe User do def build_user(attributes = {}) end describe '#my_method' do it 'does something' do # ... end context 'when the user has an e-mail address' do def build_user(attributes = {}) super({ email: '' }.merge(attributes)) end it 'does something special' do # ... end end end end

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Arne Hartherz
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9 days ago
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