Sebastian Bergmann holds a degree in Computer Science and is a pioneer in the field of quality assurance in PHP projects. His test framework PHPUnit is a de-facto standard. He is actively involved in the development of PHP and a creator of various development tools. Sebastian is an internationally sought-after expert. As an author he shares his long-standing experience in books and articles. He is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world.
As a Co-Founder and Principal Consultant with thePHP.cc, Sebastian offers consulting, training, and coaching services to help enterprises improve the quality assurance process for their PHP-based software projects.
In his free time, Sebastian likes to hack on Open Source software and to take photographs, preferably whilst travelling the world.
PHP Tester’s Toolbox
Various testing tools exist to test the different aspects and layers of PHP applications. There is PHPUnit for Unit Testing (and Test-Driven Development), Behat and PHPSpec for Acceptance Testing (and Behaviour-Driven Development), Selenium for System Testing, and a plethora of tools for testing non-functional aspects such as performance and security.
His presentation provides an overview of the goals of each of these tools and shows the first steps to using them in your daily routine.