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reset environment before each phpunit test executes

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17 Sep, 2015 09:00 AM

i wrote some tests using phpunit and each one ended with success after i run it, but when i tried running all of the tests together i got a failure. the problem was that each of my test classes had this method:

public function testGetDbh_dbhIsNull()
    $fixture = new testedClass();

    $app = new Slim();
    $DB = $this->getMockBuilder('DB')
    $app->db = $DB;

    $this->assertEquals($fixture->getDbh(), 'connection');
as you can see i call getDbh in the last line and this function looks like this:

 function getDbh() {
    if ($this->dbh === null){
      $this->dbh = Slim::getInstance()->db->getConnection();
    return $this->dbh;
and the failure i get is this:

1) userssTest::testGetDbh_dbhIsNull
Failed asserting that 'connection' matches expected null.
2) classesTest::testGetDbh_dbhIsNull
Failed asserting that 'connection' matches expected null.
the failure appears for each class except for the first one.

i thought about using setUp or tearDown to destroy the Slim instance after each test ends/new test starts but i dont know whats the right way to do it...any help please?

  1. 1 Posted by John on 27 Sep, 2015 12:22 PM

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    I haven't done this before, but there's a setting in PHPUnit where you can specify a bootstrap file to execute code before running all tests.

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