Advance your Skills as a PHP Developer: Testing and Debugging
Ensure your code will work upon release by performing testing and debugging. Learn how to implement the test-driven development process into your PHP development cycle. Practice using PHPUnit for unit testing. Discover advanced debugging techniques you can use to find, resolve, and prevent defects.
Practice using the PHPUnit testing framework.
Implement a test-driven development process.
Perform debugging to find, prevent, and resolve defects.
Programming Foundations: Test-Driven Development with Simon Allardice
Create more reliable, maintainable software by using test-driven development.
1h 50m • COURSE
PHP: Test-Driven Development with PHPUnit with Justin Yost
Develop better software with fewer bugs with test-driven development and PHPUnit. Learn how to write unit tests in PHP using this popular tool and methodology.
1h 54m • COURSE
Advanced PHP: Debugging Techniques with Jon Peck
Demonstrates how to leverage PHP's built-in tools, as well as the Xdebug and Firebug extensions and FirePHP library to improve the quality of your code and reduce troubleshooting overhead.
1h 29m • COURSE
You'll learn advanced PHP development skills with these experts
Simon Allardice is a software developer and writer. He has programmed nuclear reactors and music drivers.
Simon Allardice is a software developer, lynda.com senior author, trainer, and writer with 25 years spent programming and consulting for corporations throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has programmed everything from safety routines for nuclear reactors to music drivers for computer games. Simon's been a trainer for many years and has spoken at multiple conferences, user groups, and code camps. He has authored, contributed, and edited several books on advanced web development.
Justin Yost is a web developer and programmer with a bachelor's degree in computer science.
A graduate of Texas Tech University, Justin relishes programming and learning more about anything and everything. He is a web developer at Loadsys Consulting, a web development, maintenance, and training firm specializing in CakePHP, Ember.js, and Ruby on Rails. When not working, Justin occasionally gives talks at the local PHP Meetup. In his free time, Justin enjoys backpacking and reading science fiction books.
Jon Peck is a software architect, engineer, consultant, and trainer.
Specializing in large media properties, his clients have included publications such as Entertainment Weekly and Successful Farming. He's passionate about open-source software, including code and project contributions within the Node.js and Drupal communities. His presentations at open-source conferences across North America have included topics such as site and code quality auditing, performance optimization, and architectural best practices. Jon can be found on the internet as fluxsauce.
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