I just released two Rails plugins that should make testing a little easier for some of you.
* The test_helpers plugin makes it easy to DRY up your test cases by
moving shared code into modules. It includes the handy dandy
"test_helper" class method to make requiring and including a snap.
* The abstract_testcases plugin makes it easy to create abstract
testcases that don't complain about tests not being defined. If you'd
rather not go the module route, this is the plugin for you.
Installation is just like any other Rails plugin:
% script/plugin source http://wiseheartdesign.com/svn/plugins/
% script/plugin install test_helpers
% script/plugin install abstract_testcases
Comments and feedback are welcome.