Run Laravel test suite on GitHub Actions with laravel-docker
This article has been published a while ago.
Some information might be out of date, as I don't always update older articles.
As I'm using GitHub Actions more and more in my daily workflow (pun intended), this post is covering how you can use the Docker Image in Actions.
First create a new workflow file under
.github/workflows/test.yml. Add the following code in your workflow file.
name: tests on: push jobs: phpunit: runs-on: ubuntu-latest container: # Need older releases? Switch out the tag (7.3) to 7.2 or 7.1 image: lorisleiva/laravel-docker:7.3 steps: - uses: actions/checkout@v1 with: fetch-depth: 1 - name: Composer dependencies run: composer install --no-ansi --no-interaction --no-scripts --no-suggest --no-progress --prefer-dist - name: Prepare Laravel Application run: | cp .env.example .env php artisan key:generate - name: Run Testsuite run: vendor/bin/phpunit tests/
The workflow file is straightforward and easy to understand.
- We specify that the workflow should run on a Linux machine by setting
- We tell Actions, to run the
- The steps are pretty standard, but here's the quick summary
- Clone the projects code from GitHub
- Install composer-dependencies
- Prepare the Laravel Application by creating the
.envand setting the application key
- Run your testsuite with