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php-symfonyUnit testing in PHP Symfony example

Unit testing is a process of testing individual units of code in order to ensure that they are working as expected. In PHP Symfony, unit testing is done using PHPUnit.

Example code


namespace App\Tests;

use PHPUnit\Framework\TestCase;

class ExampleTest extends TestCase
    public function testExample()

Output example

OK (1 test, 1 assertion)

Code explanation

  • namespace App\Tests; - declares the namespace of the test class
  • use PHPUnit\Framework\TestCase; - imports the TestCase class from the PHPUnit framework
  • class ExampleTest extends TestCase - declares the test class which extends the TestCase class
  • public function testExample() - declares the test method
  • $this->assertTrue(true); - asserts that the given expression is true

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