Your code are my tests!

Michelangelo van Dam (25.Apr.2014 at 14:00, 50 min)
Talk at Lone Star PHP 2014 (English - US)

Rating: 3 of 5

After years of promoting PHPUnit I still hear it's hard to get started with unit testing. So instead of showing nice step-by-step examples on how to use PHPUnit, we're going to take examples straight from github and start writing tests for them where I explain the issue, how we test it and how we finally got things tested. So I take on the challenge to start writing tests for PHP projects that already have unit tests in place (like major frameworks) and projects that not even started with unit testing.

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Rating: 4 of 5

25.Apr.2014 at 14:44 by Anonymous


Rating: 2 of 5

25.Apr.2014 at 14:45 by Seth Thornberry (22 comments)

Talk moved a little slowly. Good information was provided but I felt like there could have been more examples covered.

Rating: 2 of 5

25.Apr.2014 at 14:46 by Anonymous


Rating: 3 of 5

25.Apr.2014 at 21:29 by Eugene Morgan (23 comments)

I thought the code coverage examples were good -- showing how as more code is tested, the coverage reflects it, and how some code can be removed that is never reached.

I think if I were just getting started with unit testing, this talk would be one I could refer back to for help. I also think it would be good to add a few more examples.

Rating: 3 of 5

26.Apr.2014 at 00:27 by Jeremy Lindblom (55 comments)

This is an important and useful topic, and I could tell that the attendees found value in the presentation. The pacing was a little off: too slow in some parts, too fast in others. I liked the jokes you included, which were definitely refreshing and helped pull people back in, but I also would have liked to see more animation/excitement from you throughout the presentation to better keep people following along.

Rating: 4 of 5

26.Apr.2014 at 09:00 by James Kersbergen (12 comments)

Enjoyed this talk, showing us that you can start unit testing even with code you are unfamiliar with is something I have alway thought was missing.

Rating: 3 of 5

26.Apr.2014 at 15:21 by Marion McCaffrey (23 comments)

I was intrigued with the idea of writing tests for unfamiliar code. He showed that writing tests should not be feared as much as it is. I agree with the other comments on having more examples.

Rating: 4 of 5

28.Apr.2014 at 17:00 by Jessica Mauerhan (16 comments)


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