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Continuous Integration for Symfony apps, the modern stack: quality checks, private Composer, headless browser testing…

At, we built great e-commerce platforms and high-performance web applications with quality and agility in mind. Most of our applications share the same technical stack: the PHP language with the Symfony framework and Doctrine for back applications front applications developed with CoffeeScript or JavaScript, AngularJS and … Continue reading →

Faster Functional Tests

Functional tests Functional tests are one of the tests that provide the most benefit and pay themselves off earlier than other types of tests. The Symfony documentation defines the functional test as so: Functional tests check the integration of the different layers of an application (from the routing to the views). They are no different from unit tests as far as PHPUnit is concerned, but they have a very specific workflow: Make a request; Test the response; Click on a link or submit a form; [...]

Symfony 2.5: Decorated services, i.e. replace a service, keep a reference

When I found out on Github that Symfony 2.5 added a new […]

Symfony 2.5: Validate E-Mail against RFC rules

When I found out on Github that Symfony 2.5 improved em […]

Deploying a Symfony2 app using Doctrine and PostgreSQL to Heroku

Symfony2 Angular TodoMVC What is Heroku Heroku is a platform to quickly and easily deploy your applications to. They abstract much of the sysadmin-type work away so the developer only has to stay at the application-level. If you get everything configured correctly you can end up with a single button click deployment. The free-tier is more than enough to get started and be able to get a sample Symfony2 application up and running with a database backend. Getting Symfony2 on Heroku First follow [...]

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