Automated testing in web applications

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In production environments one of the basics is to make sure that applications are working properly every time we add new features or make fixes in current code base, this can be achieved using automated testing procedures. There are various software testing suites and of one of them is codeception. The codeception can be installed locally inside your project or globally in your development machine, the can be achieved easily using a package manager like composer. In case of local installation in command line we type the following and only for the global case we ...

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Working with webhooks in development

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When we develop complex applications, often we want to integrate third party web services such as payment gateways, sms apis and other. Some of them send messages (webhooks) back to our web application in future time, for example to update the status of a record. During development when we work in our local development machine it's difficult to interact with incoming requests from such services. One solution to simplify this task is to use an online http tunnel services such gronk which is one of the ways to expose our virtual host on public internet.

After we download install ngrok ...

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Go Programming Language and how to install in Linux

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The Go is a programming language was created by Google it's similar to C and not an object oriented language, so a certain degree of simplicity exists . One of the advantages is a compiled type language which makes it faster than interpreted languages like Python. Also supports concurrent programming in language level through Go routines. This feature makes it very useful in networking and system level applications and also very popular in building microservices.

Let's install Go in our linux distribution, first we go to the official website https://golang.org for ...

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