Forum: Ruby on Rails Fixtures wishlist

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Bec38d63650c8912b6ba9b557fb953b9?d=identicon&s=25 Roger Pack (rogerdpack)
on 2007-04-18 01:51
I'm sure this has been mentioned on the group before, but...here's my
fixtures wish-list

1) per "test" fixtures
2) within the fixtures be able to run some arbitrary Ruby code (like a
function at the bottom of the yaml code that is run after loading up the
fixtures--that would be nice).
3) "cross-linking" among fixtures ala
CoolEntry:
 id: 3
 user: User(:bob)

ahh that would be so nice.
Any thots?
-Roger
981b75f949c81efad3bc4b3c4ea88332?d=identicon&s=25 Scott Becker (Guest)
on 2007-04-18 02:08
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For #1: You could try the Fixture Sets plugin, although I haven't needed
this personally. One set is enough to worry about, but to each his own:
http://thatswhatimtalkingabout.org/news/2006/8/31/...

For #2: Fixtures are evaluated with ERB. Just put some ruby between <%
%>
and it will execute.

For #3: Try the Fixture References plugin:
http://wiki.pluginaweek.org/Fixture_references

Also if you want to dump your existing database tables to yaml fixtures,
try
the AR Fixtures plugin -
http://agilewebdevelopment.com/plugins/ar_fixtures

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