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Never sleep() using Capybara!
# Have you ever had to sleep() in Capybara-WebKit to wait for AJAX and/or CSS animations?
describe 'Modal' do
should 'display login errors' do
visit root_path
click_link 'My HomeMarks'
within '#login_area' do
fill_in 'email', with: 'will@not.work'
fill_in 'password', with: 'test'
click_button 'Login'
end
# DO NOT sleep(1) HERE!
assert_modal_visible
page.find(modal_wrapper_id).text.must_match %r{login failed.*use the forgot password}i
end
end
# Avoid it by using Capybara's #wait_until method. My modal visible/hidden helpers
# do just that. The #wait_until uses the default timeout value.
def modal_wrapper
page.find '#hmarks_modal_sheet_wrap'
end
def assert_modal_visible
wait_until { modal_wrapper.visible? }
rescue Capybara::TimeoutError
flunk 'Expected modal to be visible.'
end
def assert_modal_hidden
wait_until { !modal_wrapper.visible? }
rescue Capybara::TimeoutError
flunk 'Expected modal to be hidden.'
end
# Examples of waiting for a page loading to show and hide in jQuery Mobile.
def wait_for_loading
wait_until { page.find('html')[:class].include?('ui-loading') }
rescue Capybara::TimeoutError
flunk "Failed at waiting for loading to appear."
end
def wait_for_loaded
wait_until { !page.find('html')[:class].include?('ui-loading') }
rescue Capybara::TimeoutError
flunk "Failed at waiting for loading to complete."
end
def wait_for_page_load
wait_for_loading && wait_for_loaded
end
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