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Posted on 15. December 2022

How to test GraphQL with Codeception in PHP

GraphQL is a query language for APIs. It was developed by Facebook and is often used as an alternative to REST APIs - but you can define the specific data you want to retrieve from the API. But how to test GraphQL with Codeception in PHP?

Spoiler: You do not need an extension.
Posted on 10. September 2022

Do you test for sufficient randomness?

Some years ago, I have used an existing random string generator for generating random unique strings. From one day to another, there were a lot of timeouts in the application.
It turned out that the random string generator was not as random as I thought.
Do you run automated tests against a random string generator if it can provide for sufficient randomness?
Posted on 2. September 2022

Open current folder in PhpStorm from command line

Do you work a lot with the shell and PhpStorm on macOS? You can easily open the current folder in PhpStorm or in any other IntelliJ product with a shortcut direct out of the console by adding an alias!
Posted on 20. May 2022

Shell keyboard shortcuts you will love

The shell, used precisely, is a very powerful tooling for every Software Engineer. There are a lot of keyboard shortcuts which make it possible to navigate, modify and by this complete the current job in a much faster way. Here you can find a list of my favorite shortcuts.
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