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Published On Dec. 22nd 2015

Testing Laravel: A Testing Database Connection

Episode 5 Run Time 3:23

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So far, we've used our main local database for testing. But that's not ideal. Let's instead create a new database specifically for PHPUnit. In the process, we'll also need to create a new connection type so that we can trigger our migrations, as needed.