Tag: laravel

Test if a command was scheduled in Laravel 8

Testing if the command was actually scheduled might be a controversial question. Should we test if the scheduler is working and running tasks on time? Obviously no, it provided via framework and we can even see that the tests are present and integrate together. But there is a par…

Dispatching jobs via commands in Laravel 8

What I've found myself usually doing when working with Queues in Laravel is a need to run jobs manually. Especially the jobs that have no arguments, usually some maintenance tasks like pruning excess logs generating a suggestions for user. These kind of jobs are a great candidate…

Using keys with reduce in Laravel

There are some quite important functions that are being very commonly used to transform data, even across languages, that modern approaches to solving problems greatly prefer. Many things in theory could fit such definition, but right now I am talking about map, reduce or even fi…

Convenient relationship factories in Laravel 8

One of the changes in Laravel 8 was the overhaul of the model factories which led to factories being namespaced. Seeders are also affected in the same way, but this is a different topic for now. Now I did not paid enough attention to grasp why such change was introduced or even n…

A basic InertiaJS test macro

I've made a macro for the Illuminate\Testing\TestResponse class that I put into the TestCase.php file which is a part of pingcrm-svelte. I currently use this short macro in basically all HTTP tests for Inertia related endpoints in Laravel, so unless I am doing something wrong, it…