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Visualizing PHPUnit Tests

In an article on the Hackster.io site explains in detail how he made a nice visualization of unit test results. Pretty cool what you can do with a raspberry pi, some LEDS and a couple of scripts.

I wanted to create a desktop gadget to visualize the progress of unit tests run via PHPUnit.I’ve named this project PHPUnicorn (by combining “PHPUnit” with “Unicorn pHAT”).


Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band. He loves waffles and butterflies.