Posted by Matt on Tuesday June 13, 2017
When developing, sometimes you might find yourself repeating things within the same context. I generally try and follow a one, two, many system for a rule on when to stop just adding on to something and refactor / try an approach that makes it easy to scale.
Posted by Matt on Monday May 8, 2017
Transformers can provide a lot of helpful utility in Behat, reducing the work required to get what you need within your step definitions.
Posted by Matt on Friday April 7, 2017
When working with web pages in behat, you can use something such as Mink directly to drive the browser and navigate around the site. But with page objects, you can make things a little more re-usable, here's how.
Posted by Matt on Friday March 31, 2017
It's been a month since I started bullet journalling - it's been good for my motivation, keeping track of what I've got going on, as well as making me mindful of all the things I'm doing.
Posted by Matt on Tuesday March 28, 2017
Recently I've been using Dokku to deploy some of my side-projects, I wanted a simple deployment procedure that didn't rely on complicated build systems, as these were just small apps that I needed to host somewhere easily. I'm using Dokku for that - so here's some instructions for getting Symfony working with it.