#1314 ✓resolved
Andreas Simon

assertContentType throws NPE when response has not (yet) a content type

Reported by Andreas Simon | December 14th, 2011 @ 12:26 PM | in 1.2.5 (closed)

When test-driving the implementation for a controller action you might start with an empty action method. Thus, no response is rendered and contentType is null. FunctionalTest.assertContentType throws a NullPointerException. This does not communicate the root cause for the failure and makes later debugging hard.

Framework version: e8f7bdf0
Platform you're using: Ubuntu 11.10

Reproduction steps:
import static play.test.FunctionalTest.*;

import org.junit.Test;

import play.mvc.Http.Response;

public class ContentTypeAssertionTest {

public void shouldNotThrowNullPointerException() {
    Response responseWithoutContentType = new Response();

    assertContentType("text/html", responseWithoutContentType);



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