Ruby on Rails Friday, July 14, 2017

So ... where can I find current documentation on assert_select?

Is assert_select an Rspec facility or a wrapper around some other facility I need to learn?

If it isn't apparent, Fred, thank you.


On Friday, July 14, 2017 at 5:15:04 AM UTC-6, Frederick Cheung wrote:

On Friday, July 14, 2017 at 9:58:56 AM UTC+1, Ralph Shnelvar wrote:
So is it deprecated?  What's it replaced by?  Where can I find documentation? 

apidock things things are deprecated when they move - it doesn't know it was extracted into the rails-dom-testing gem 

I find
no mention of assert_select in

The rails specific assertions aren't part of rspec-rails (you can still use them because rspec-rails wraps the rails testing facilities). ALthough rspec doesn't really care what assertion library you use, I've more commonly seen people use the capybara rspec matches in such cases (expect(rendered).to have_css('tr>td', count: 2, ...)

I find assert_select defined in ~/.rbenv/versions/2.4.1/lib/ruby/gems/2.4.0/gems/rails-dom-testing-2.0.3/lib/rails/dom/testing/assertions/selector_assertions.rb .

What am I not understanding?

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