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The ability to write unit tests and software testing have become skills that every PHP developer should master.

This book is a practical guide to PHPUnit and unit testing, covering all aspects of writing PHPUnit tests and using them. The book shows why testable code is better code and how to write good tests with the help of simple and easy-to-understand examples.

With this book, you will learn how ...

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PHPUnit Essentials

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Overview

In Detail

The ability to write unit tests and software testing have become skills that every PHP developer should master.

This book is a practical guide to PHPUnit and unit testing, covering all aspects of writing PHPUnit tests and using them. The book shows why testable code is better code and how to write good tests with the help of simple and easy-to-understand examples.

With this book, you will learn how to write, organize, and execute effective tests. Step-by-step techniques of how to write testable code, how to refactor the code, and how to run your tests are shown. You will also learn about advanced testing techniques, including how to test databases, APIs, and legacy code. PHPUnit Essentials is a guide for PHP developers who want to learn or improve their software testing skills. It is a book for developers who begin with testing but is also a good source of information for developers who are already familiar with PHPUnit.

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This book is a practical guide featuring a step-by-step approach that aims to help PHP developers who want to learn or improve their software testing skills. It also takes you through many real-life examples encountered by PHP developers to help you avoid common pitfalls.

Who this book is for

This book is a practical guide featuring a step-by-step approach that aims to help PHP developers who want to learn or improve their software testing skills. It also takes you through many real-life examples encountered by PHP developers to help you avoid common pitfalls.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781783283446
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/27/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Zdenek Machek is an experienced PHP developer who has been working with PHP since 2000. He has introduced software testing and PHPUnit to various companies and used them on various small- and large-scale projects.

Zdenek has also written several articles and blog posts focused on Continuous Integration processes during PHP application development. Currently, Zdenek leads technology standards and values across his current organization, and also handles the analysis, planning, and technical delivery of large-scale, critical, and high performance systems for the organization's most complex projects.

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