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Front-end testing: Mink integration now available in 5.34

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2021-02-04 06:46
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Thanks to some work by MGlaman and KarinG and others, some integration with the Mink/Behat front-end testing framework is now available for you to use to write automated tests. Does it replace regular phpunit? No, you should still write regular tests too. But let's take a look at what it can add.

What are front-end tests? They're tests that automate controlling a browser to fill out fields and click on buttons, as opposed to the usual back-end tests that might check the output of a function.

A few updates to the extension directory

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2020-06-15 10:16
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As part of the ongoing website upgrade, the CiviCRM extension directory has received a few upgrades. More precisely, we changed a few configurations and workflows on the page listing CiviCRM extensions and how new releases (extension updates) are regularly added to that directory.

Starting with the interface changes on the directory, we adjusted the filters to remove some redundancies:

Progress on the civicrm.org Drupal8 upgrade

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2020-04-05 16:25
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Back in September 2019, we had announced a plan to upgrade the content management system (CMS) running the civicrm.org website, as well as plans to make civicrm.org available in many languages. Today I'm happy to announce that we have reached a major milestone: most of the static content, user logins, blogs and many CiviCRM forms are now being served from Drupal8.

Corona Crisis: Use CiviCRM to organise neighbourly help in your community

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2020-03-27 10:39
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We live in challenging times, and we should now help each other more then ever - especially when on lockdown.
 
We created a CiviCRM extension to coordinate help for the vulnerable and most affected members of your neighbourhood, community, town or county. It provides two simple public forms, where people can sign up either to request or offer help. These forms then create CiviCRM contacts with the help requests/offers stored in custom fields.
 

Should I Care About Docker?

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2020-01-29 07:51
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Like all interesting questions, this has three worthwhile answers: yes, no, and maybe. Let's explore them all.

Civicrm Entities: not just for coders

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2019-11-18 09:28
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In 1992, there was a little known new thing called the world wide web. By 1995, it was a "thing". Now, what exactly do those quotes do to the word "thing"? And what does this have to do with "entities"? Cue my favorite programming joke.