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PHPUnit: Unit Testing with a Bite!

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What you'll be learning

// composer.json
{
    "require": {
        "php": ">=8.1.0",
        "ext-ctype": "*",
        "ext-iconv": "*",
        "symfony/asset": "6.1.*", // v6.1.0
        "symfony/console": "6.1.*", // v6.1.4
        "symfony/dotenv": "6.1.*", // v6.1.0
        "symfony/flex": "^2", // v2.2.3
        "symfony/framework-bundle": "6.1.*", // v6.1.4
        "symfony/http-client": "6.1.*", // v6.1.4
        "symfony/runtime": "6.1.*", // v6.1.3
        "symfony/twig-bundle": "6.1.*", // v6.1.1
        "symfony/yaml": "6.1.*" // v6.1.4
    },
    "require-dev": {
        "phpunit/phpunit": "^9.5", // 9.5.23
        "symfony/browser-kit": "6.1.*", // v6.1.3
        "symfony/css-selector": "6.1.*", // v6.1.3
        "symfony/phpunit-bridge": "^6.1" // v6.1.3
    }
}

Wait, someone built ANOTHER dinosaur park with ZERO tests!?!? I've seen this movie before and it's up to us: to add a rich set of tests before the dinos come for us...

But seriously: testing is great. It's not only a tool for preventing bugs, it's also a development philosophy that can help you write code that's more focused on what you actually want to build.

In this tutorial, we'll get you to super-hero status of unit testing, including:

  • Basic unit testing
  • Test-Driven-Development: how to do it, when to do it!
  • Using data providers to run tests over and over again with different input
  • Mocking and test doubles! Creating mocks in PHPUnit
  • The PHPUnit executable and configuration
  • Testing for exceptions

What about "integration" and "functional" testing? Stay tuned for the next tutorials in this series!


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Thank you for this awesome course! I thought testing was scary, but as I follow the tutorials and finish it, I guess now the dinosaurs are scarier than writing tests

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Haha, thanks for the great feedback, we are happy that you learned to not touch hungry Dino ;)

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When is the course scheduled to continue?

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Sorry but can't share any details yet. Keep watching updates!

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Evgeny Avatar

Great job, guys!

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Thanks for your feedback, stay tuned more interesting courses are coming!

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