Overview for testing

Using SQLite with Kahlan in PHP

I've been using Kahlan for testing a bit recently, I really like the describe-it style. I had a project where I needed to write an SQLite implementation of a repository and I wanted to use Kahlan to test the implementation, here's how I did it.

Cigar: Smoke testing in PHP

Inspired by something I saw a friend write in Go, I've written a small smoke testing tool in PHP.

Transformers in Behat

Transformers can provide a lot of helpful utility in Behat, reducing the work required to get what you need within your step definitions.

Page objects in Behat

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.

Testing PHP PSR-7 Middleware

Lots of Middleware is being written for PHP, most of it compatible with PSR-7 messages - here's how I've been testing some middleware I've written for apps in Slim.

Anonymous classes in PHP 7 are fantastic for tests

I recently found myself writing some integration tests (or whatever you'd like to call them, people will argue about terminology for hours) for an app. Anonymous classes made testing the real implementation of my interface really easy, here's how.