PHP Meetup December 7, 2017 – TDD / BDD with Codeception

Topic: TDD / BDD with Codeception

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What is TDD/ BDD?

  • Devops methodology for creating quality software

  • automated tests – Software that tests other software

  • make the test first

  • short cycles, single responsibility, loosely coupled

  • Red, green, re-factor!

TDD becomes sensible…

  • When you don’t know what to do

  • When the project becomes complex

  • When there are bugs

  • When you are performing code rescue

  • When multiple people with varying skill levels are invovled

  • When you care about costs and efficiency

Testing vesus Development

  • Vocabulary is wrong

BDD should statements

  • itShouldDoSomethingUseful(){}

  • itShouldHaveSomeKindOfProperty(){}

Codeception toolkit

  • PHPunit

  • Behat

  • Webdriver

  • Selenium

  • PhantomJS

  • WP-Codeception

  • DB interfaces

  • Framework interfaces

Codception architecture

  • YML files

  • PSR-4 namespaces

  • Suites, groups, environments, grid

One Reply to “PHP Meetup December 7, 2017 – TDD / BDD with Codeception”

  1. Hi John,

    I saw your presentation on BDD at tonight’s PHP Meetup. I learned some interesting and useful things…

    I appreciate you taking the time to prepare and deliver an interesting Presentation…


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