An Alternative Perspective on Acceptance Testing

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In this video we look at how we can use Acceptance testing on any website. It doesn't even have to be one we control.

So you might be thinking we can only use Acceptance tests against - for example - our development server, or our staging server. Or God forbid, our prod server.

But no, we can actually run Acceptance tests against anything. In this example we look for text on the BBC home page.

Remember, an Acceptance test is very similar to a human being sat at a computer running through an ordered list of steps / procedures to recreate situations that you want to happen, don't want to happen, or never want to happen again :)

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# Title Duration
1 Installing Codeception in Your Symfony 2 Project 04:20
2 Bootstrapping Codeception 03:29
3 Codeception's Folder Structure 06:42
4 Generating Tests 06:28
5 How to Run Codeception Tests 02:43
6 Our First Acceptance Test 08:00
7 An Alternative Perspective on Acceptance Testing 04:33
8 Acceptance Testing Symfony Forms 08:22
9 Acceptance Testing and Javascript (Part 1 of 2) 07:31
10 Acceptance Testing and Javascript (Part 2 of 2) 08:05
11 An Introduction to Unit Testing in Codeception 04:24
12 Unit Testing a Symfony Service 11:59
13 Integration with Symfony 2 06:27
14 Databases and Unit Tests 14:21
15 Real World Unit Testing - Database Clean Up Issues 06:15
16 Fast PHP Unit Testing with SQLite Database 10:19
17 Mocking the Entity Manager 20:22
18 Codeception Selenium Setup 06:08
19 How to Setup XDebug with PHPStorm 07:36
20 Step Objects and Page Objects 09:35
21 Fizz Buzz Kata 24:43
22 Code Coverage Reports 10:10
23 Running Acceptance Tests Faster With Phantom JS 01:30
24 Mobile Browser Tests 01:18