News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Mark Story's Blog:
CakePHP and PHPUnit
May 18, 2010 @ 12:51:28

According to this new post from Mark Story (and this article on The Bakery) the CakePHP project has moved away from simpletest as their testing tool of choice and has picked up PHPUnit.

In the recent bakery article concerning the ongoing development of CakePHP 2.0. The already underway migration from SimpleTest to PHPUnit was introduced. I wanted to go into some of the reasons and motivations for that decision as well as explain some of the long term benefits.

He lists some of their thoughts behind making the move including the fact that SimpleTest isn't E_STRICT compliant and that the integration of PHPUnit into some of the popular continuous integration and deployment tools makes it an obvious front-runner. Of course, there'll be a bit of pain as the transition is made, but the new tool will give much more insight into the CakePHP codebase. Most of the tests will translate relatively easily, though.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
cakephp phpunit simpletest unittest framework


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Matt Curry's Blog: Check Out These Upgrades I Made To The CakePHP DebugKit

PHP in Action: The one-line web framework

International PHP Magazine: Poll: Which One of the Following Makes CodeIgniter the Best Framework?

Markus Wolff's Blog: Extending Zend_Controller_Action

Phil Sturgeon's Blog: CloudIgniter: Easy hosting for CodeIgniter


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


library php7 framework podcast opinion voicesoftheelephpant example laravel install release xdebug api unittest interview series language laravel5 introduction community extension

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework