18 Sep 2018

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Assertions and assertion libraries

18 Sep 2018 6:55am GMT

14 Sep 2018

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Don't use mocking libraries

Don't use mocking libraries

Submitted by Larry on 14 September 2018 - 7:25pm

I am all for testing. Whether you always write unit tests in advance as Test Driven Development (TDD) advocates call for, write them after, write them alongside, a little of each, I don't care. Tests are your friend. You want tests, and specifically you want good tests.

There's a lot of opinions on what constitutes a "good" test, of course, and much is subjective to the type of code you're working on. However, since the release of PHP 7 I've found that while writing tests... I am never using a mocking library. In fact, I'm going to go as far and say that

14 Sep 2018 11:25pm GMT

13 Sep 2018

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PHP 7.3.0RC1 Released

The PHP team is glad to announce the release of the next PHP 7.3.0 pre-release, PHP 7.3.0RC1. The rough outline of the PHP 7.3 release cycle is specified in the PHP Wiki. For source downloads of PHP 7.3.0RC1 please visit the download page. Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/. Please carefully test this version and report any issues found in the bug reporting system. THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION! For more information on the new features and other changes, you can read the NEWS file, or the UPGRADING file for a complete list of upgrading notes. Internal changes are listed in the UPGRADING.INTERNALS file. These files can also be found in the release archive. The next release would be RC2, planned for September 27th. The signatures for the release can be found in the manifest or on the QA site. Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

13 Sep 2018 12:00am GMT

PHP 7.1.22 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.22. This is a security release. One security bug has been fixed in this release. All PHP 7.1 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.For source downloads of PHP 7.1.22 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

13 Sep 2018 12:00am GMT

PHP 5.6.38 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.38. This is a security release. One security bug has been fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.For source downloads of PHP 5.6.38 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

13 Sep 2018 12:00am GMT

11 Sep 2018

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300 Multiple Choices

11 Sep 2018 1:00pm GMT

Final classes by default, why?

11 Sep 2018 7:05am GMT

07 Sep 2018

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react/cache in use

07 Sep 2018 12:00am GMT

06 Sep 2018

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Curveball - a TypeScript micro-framework

06 Sep 2018 2:00pm GMT