Intro to Testing With Rails: The Test Database and Fixtures

# in fixtures/authors.yml
rowling:
name: J. K. Rowling
age: 55
# in fixtures/books.yml
harry:
title: Harry Potter
author: rowling
# in models/book_test.rbtest "fixtures properly save to database" do
assert_not_nil books(:harry),
"book fixture did not save to database"
assert_equal authors(:rowling), books(:harry).author,
"book fixture does not reference author fixture"
end

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