Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Running an initial test, part of Learning Laravel 4 (2014).
Ready to roll out some testing equipment?…In this lesson I'll show you an example of a basic test,…what to expect when the test succeeds,…and what to expect when it fails.…Plus, we'll create a custom version step-by-step.…Sound like a plan?…Let's get started.…Laravel includes an example test…in the default installation,…which you can find in the app test folder.…You'll note that there are two files in this folder,…the sample test is the one named ExampleTest.…
The other file, TestCase,…defines a class which can be used…as the basis for your own custom test.…Let's open ExampleTest dot php…to look at an actual test.…The first thing you'll notice…is that the defined class extends TestCase…which is the class defined in the other file…in this folder.…Also, the name of the defined class here,…ExampleTest, matches the file name,…a common best practice.…
The simple function testBasicExample…does two things, well, actually three.…First, not shown, it assumes the default state…and doesn't specify any particular conditions…as the given,…
- Installing Laravel
- Handling testing
- Establishing an HTML view
- Connecting to a database
- Enabling version control
- Setting up-and-running unit tests
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Laravel
2. Creating Initial Laravel Pages
3. Displaying Laravel Code
4. Creating a Laravel Application
5. Testing Your Laravel Code
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