News Feed
Sections




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

NetTuts.com:
How to Write Testable and Maintainable Code in PHP
May 16, 2013 @ 11:53:18

NetTuts.com has a new tutorial posted suggesting a few ways you can make testable and maintainable code in PHP applications.

Frameworks provide a tool for rapid application development, but often accrue technical debt as rapidly as they allow you to create functionality. Technical debt is created when maintainability isn't a purposeful focus of the developer. Future changes and debugging become costly, due to a lack of unit testing and structure. Here's how to begin structuring your code to achieve testability and maintainability - and save you time.

There's a few concepts they cover in the tutorial including DRY (don't repeat yourself), working with dependency injection and actually writing the tests with PHPUnit. They start with a bit of code that needs some work and use the tests to help refactor it into something that can be easily mocked (using Mockery).

0 comments voice your opinion now!
testable maintainable code tutorial bestpractice mock object

Link: http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/php/how-to-write-testable-and-maintainable-code-in-php

blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

DevShed: Paginating Result Sets for a Search Engine Built with MySQL and PHP 5

SitePoint PHP Blog: Ardent: Laravel Models on Steroids

Oracle Technology Network: Installing PHP 5.2 for Oracle on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

Henri Bergius' Blog: Composer Solves The PHP Code-Sharing Problem

Tom Jowitt's Blog: Streamlined PHP Development - Part III


Community Events

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


interview podcast example community release conference extension series introduction performance php7 application library api version opinion framework symfony2 laravel install

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