Volker Dusch is a Software Developer born in Germany and currently working near Zurich, Switzerland. He started programming with PHP in the early PHP 4 days and has around 9 years of experience with the language. Having worked on big home grown legacy applications and with new ‘modern’ projects he is interested in keeping code maintainable so that it can be adapted fast and easily to new requirements. His current interests lie in the Clean Code movement, Test Driven Development, Agile Software Development and shipping what ‘business’ really needs to succeed. In his spare time he contributes to PHPUnit, jenkins-php.org and some other smaller projects while enjoying chess, poker, gaming and watching esports. You can find him on twitter http://twitter.com/__edorian , github https://github.com/edorian, and Stackoverflow http://stackoverflow.com/users/285578/edorian
The State of PHPUnit
This talk will walk you through the latest developments in PHPUnit showing off new features, changes and giving an outlook into its future. Talking not only about all the shiny new feature to improve your tests but also giving an overview of currently recommended practices regarding PHPUnits usage. Giving suggestions for test and test suite organization for unit- integration- and front end testing, creating meaningful code coverage and CI integration this talk aims to provide an overview over the current State and Ecosystem of PHPUnit and its related components, plug-ins and other “test” realated projects. By finishing up with an discussion of what is planned for future development and what features you would like to see in PHPUnit the talks also aims to showcase current solutions and strategies in regards to unit testing PHP and show these can evolve in the future.