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Testingmania #2: Testing Fat Laravel Controllers - Pt. 1
Many new products launching out there don't embrace a TDD approach. It's the norm that code is pushed to production for months until the MVP is ready or launch is due. That's when the Project Managers decide, it is time, for testing.
Testingmania #1: Unit Testing Laravel Models
Some might consider Laravel model testing to be a gruesome task, especially when there's plenty of them in the codebase, and most of them are covered by other unit or feature tests. However, to get to that sweet 100% (or so) coverage, these tests need to be carried out.