How to mock a paypal transaction in laravel with phpunit?

by jasen_gottlieb , in category: PHP Frameworks , 14 days ago

How to mock a paypal transaction in laravel with phpunit?

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by scotty_walker , 13 days ago

@jasen_gottlieb 

To mock a PayPal transaction in Laravel with PHPUnit, you can use Laravel's built-in mocking functionality along with the PayPal SDK. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to mock a PayPal transaction in Laravel with PHPUnit:


Step 1: Install the PayPal SDK


First, you need to install the PayPal SDK in your Laravel project. You can do this by running the following command in your terminal:

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composer require paypal/sdk


Step 2: Create a PHPUnit test case


Next, create a PHPUnit test case in your Laravel project to mock the PayPal transaction. You can create a new test case by running the following command in your terminal:

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php artisan make:test PayPalTransactionTest


Step 3: Mock the PayPal transaction


In your test case, you can use Laravel's mocking functionality to mock the PayPal transaction. Here's an example of how you can mock a PayPal transaction using PHPUnit:

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use PHPUnitFrameworkTestCase;

class PayPalTransactionTest extends TestCase
{
    public function testMockPayPalTransaction()
    {
        // mock the PayPal SDK
        $paypal = $this->getMockBuilder(PayPalCorePayPalHttpPayPalHttpClient)
            ->disableOriginalConstructor()
            ->getMock();

        // mock the PayPal transaction response
        $response = new PayPalCorePayPalHttpHttpResponse(200, [], '{"status": "success"}');

        // set up the mock to return the mock response
        $paypal->method('execute')->willReturn($response);

        // perform the PayPal transaction
        $result = $paypal->execute();

        // assert that the transaction was successful
        $this->assertEquals('success', json_decode($result->result, true)['status']);
    }
}


Step 4: Run the test


You can run the PHPUnit test case by executing the following command in your terminal:

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vendor/bin/phpunit


This will run the test case and mock the PayPal transaction. You can then use the mocked transaction to test your application's logic that interacts with PayPal transactions.