Helpers for view-components testing

v2.0.3 2016-06-24 10:51 UTC


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This repository contains utilities for testing PHP packages of ViewComponents family.

1. Overview

1.1. Web Application

Package contains simple ready to use web-application based on Silex for components show-case and acceptance tests.

1.1.1. Installation

If your package needs this web-application, add post-install script to composer.json:

"scripts": {
        "post-install-cmd": [

Post-install script will allow to configure web-application using command-line interface. If you use composer install command with -no-interaction option, default settings will be used.

1.1.2. Extending web-application

Packages that uses view-components/testing helpers can extend this application by adding it's controllers to WEBAPP_CONTROLLERS environmant variable.

Routing will be automatically generated using EasyRouting class.

1.1.3. Running web-application

Package contains serve command that is published to vendor/bin by composer.

Run it from your package folder to start web-server:


On Windows OS it will also open web-application in browser after starting web-server.

1.2. Acceptance tests with PhpUnit

1.2.1. Starting & shutting down web-server during tests

Use vendor/view-components/testing-helpers/bootstrap/tests_bootstrap.php as bootstrap file if you need to implement acceptance tests using PhpUnit.

1.2.2. Abstract acceptance test.

Use ViewComponents\TestingHelpers\Test\Acceptance\AbstractAcceptanceTest as base class for your acceptance tests. It allows to perform http requests using GuzzleHttp package and contains helper methods for assertions.

1.3. Fixtures

Package provides set of fixtures for testing. It consists of data that is seeded to database during installation and same data in form of php array.

2. Installation

Testing Helpers can be installed via composer.

Important: Do not add view-components/testing-helpers to require section of composer.json. It must be added to require-dev section.

3. License

© 2016 Vitalii Stepanenko

Licensed under the MIT License.

Please see License File for more information.