Unit Testing our Symfony Form

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Whilst not entirely specific to our API, testing Symfony forms is something most people seem to skip over in the real world. Whether that's right or wrong is a matter for your own project and personal opinion, but how to actually carry out a Symfony form test in Codeception isn't immediately obvious.

We will copy / paste the unit test example from the Symfony cookbook article on Unit Testing Forms and then make it fit our project. That's quite easy. There are a few little tweaks to make this work with Codeception, but the bigger question is how valuable is this unit test in terms of functionality of your project?


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Episodes in this series

# Title Duration
1 GETting Started 17:06
2 GETting Refactored 15:39
3 GET Handled, thin Controllers and fun with Services 17:49
4 Automatic Route Generation 11:32
5 GETting a Collection 12:53
6 POSTing 101 11:06
7 Acceptance Testing our POST Method 05:40
8 Unit Testing our Symfony Form 22:55
9 Implementing and Testing the Form Handler 03:01
10 POST Form Handler Implementation 11:12
11 PUT Introduction 07:34
12 PUT Implementation 15:25
13 Pragmatic PATCH 15:17
14 DELETE'ing Things 03:30