Testing Time & Web Requests

Submitted by Christoph Olszowka 2011-08-01 14:28:45 UTC
Source:  http://railscasts.com/episodes/276-testing-time-web-requests

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Timecop

A gem providing "time travel" and "time freezing" capabilities, making it dead simple to test time-dependent code. It provides a unified method to mock Time.now, Date.today, and DateTime.now in a single call.

Rubygem timecop

Total Downloads
10625794
Releases
39
Current Version
0.8.1
Released
2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2009-03-07 05:00:00 UTC

Github travisjeffery/timecop

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2056
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124
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Last commit
2016-04-08 19:48:29 UTC

Fakeweb

FakeWeb is a helper for faking web requests in Ruby. It works at a global level, without modifying code or writing extensive stubs.

Rubygem fakeweb

Total Downloads
2055483
Releases
14
Current Version
1.3.0
Released
2010-08-22 07:00:00 UTC
First Release
2009-03-11 07:00:00 UTC
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1049

Github chrisk/fakeweb

Watchers
982
Forks
109
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2016-03-03 20:42:38 UTC
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18
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VCR

Record your test suite's HTTP interactions and replay them during future test runs for fast, deterministic, accurate tests.

Rubygem vcr

Total Downloads
5473252
Releases
63
Current Version
3.0.3
Released
2016-05-22 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2010-02-25 08:00:00 UTC

Github vcr/vcr

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2931
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327
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Last commit
2016-04-28 06:59:05 UTC

Webmock

WebMock allows stubbing HTTP requests and setting expectations on HTTP requests.

Rubygem webmock

Total Downloads
12061002
Releases
99
Current Version
2.1.0
Released
2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2009-11-20 00:00:00 UTC

Github bblimke/webmock

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2148
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311
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Last commit
2016-05-02 20:56:15 UTC
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