Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.
Use namespaced functions to replace native functions - github.com/rezen/proxyz
3 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 25 Jul 2021
Modern tools for PHP developers
9 projects | dev.to | 24 Jan 2022
Other tools worth mentioning include Codeception and behat. Both use phpUnit underneath, but have different approaches to writing tests.
When Symfony Http Kernel is a Too Big Hammer to Use
4 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 3 Jan 2022
An example of a big CLI project using this with great success is Behat: https://github.com/behat/behat
10 Of The Best PHP Testing Frameworks For 2021
4 projects | dev.to | 17 Feb 2021
Step 3: If you don’t have a Composer, you can easily set up the framework by downloading the latest version of behat.phar.
What are some alternatives?
Codeception - Full-stack testing PHP framework
PHPSpec - SpecBDD Framework for PHP
ParaTest - :computer: Parallel testing for PHPUnit
php-webdriver - PHP client for Selenium/WebDriver protocol. Previously facebook/php-webdriver
Kahlan - :heavy_check_mark: PHP Test Framework for Freedom, Truth, and Justice
Atoum - The modern, simple and intuitive PHP unit testing framework.
PHPUnit - The PHP Unit Testing framework.
Prophecy - Highly opinionated mocking framework for PHP 5.3+
Peridot - Event driven BDD test framework for PHP
Mockery - Mockery is a simple yet flexible PHP mock object framework for use in unit testing with PHPUnit, PHPSpec or any other testing framework. Its core goal is to offer a test double framework with a succinct API capable of clearly defining all possible object operations and interactions using a human readable Domain Specific Language (DSL).
PHPT - The PHP Interpreter