PHPUnit Starter
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PHPUnit Starter

Learn the 20% of PHPUnit You'll Be Using 80% of the Time

About the Book

PHPUnit has many features and its documentation describes them all. Since you'll need just a small subset of them on a daily basis and will probably not even use some rarely needed features, just reading the documentation to learn PHPUnit is hard.

This book introduces the parts of PHPUnit you'll be using most of the time and makes it easy to start using PHPUnit on your projects right away.

About the Author

Elnur Abdurrakhimov
Elnur Abdurrakhimov

Elnur Abdurrakhimov is a Web developer with a decade of experience. His main areas of focus are architecture, maintainable code design, high quality code, and test automation.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Why Automate Tests
    • Types of Tests
    • Who Is This Book For
    • How You Should Read This Book
    • Sample Project
  • Installation
    • Installing Composer
    • Configuring the Project and Installing PHPUnit
  • The First Test
    • Writing the Test
    • Making the Test Pass
  • Forcing Proper Implementation
    • Triangulation
    • Making the Test Pass Again
  • Reducing Duplication
    • Extracting a Method
    • Extracting Data
    • Data Providers
  • Handling Error Conditions
    • Unhappy Path
    • Failing Properly
    • PHPUnit’s Expected Exception Support

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