Feature Test vs Unit Test And Adding Replies To Threads

Feature Test vs Unit Test And Adding Replies To Threads

We’re moving along nicely with our test driven development of the forum. In this tutorial we will start tackling the concept of adding replies to threads. We’ll continue with developing the test case first, thinking out the pseudo code, and then adding the actual code to the application to make it all work. We’ll also take a loot at the concept of Feature Tests vs Unit Tests.…

How To Create A Feature Test In Laravel

How To Create A Feature Test In Laravel

Since we are doing test driven development, we need to actually create tests for features before we even build them. In this tutorial, that is exactly what we will do. The first thing, or feature, that our forum project will have is that a user can view threads. We can navigate to the tests folder and rename the boilerplate ExampleTest.php to ThreadsTest.php. Before we do that however, we will need to set up our testing environment, so that will be the first step.…

Building A Forum With Laracasts

Building A Forum With Laracasts

We’re going to get back to working with Laravel now. We had a break for a minute exploring some WordPress topics and other such adventures, and now we are refreshed and ready to get back to some test driven development using the very latest and greatest versions of Laravel, Vue, and more. Laracasts.com has a fantastic series of building a forum using Laravel. We will attempt to follow along and see if we can get this working on our own machine.…

How To Send Email To New Users

How To Send Email To New Users

Almost every modern web application has the ability to send email to users at various points in time. In fact, some might say that some of these companies have downright abused the idea of sending user email notifications and send them at every possible instance. We’re not going to look at how to do that here. It might be nice however to be able to send a Welcome Email to new users that sign up for your web application.…