How to test patch method in laravel?

by aniya.jaskolski , in category: PHP Frameworks , 13 days ago

How to test patch method in laravel?

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by brandy , 12 days ago

@aniya.jaskolski 

To test the patch method in Laravel, you can follow these steps:

  1. Create a new test case class by running the command php artisan make:test PatchMethodTest.
  2. In the test case class, write a test method that makes a PATCH request to a specific route and checks if the data is updated correctly. For example:
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public function testPatchMethod()
{
    $response = $this->patch('/api/items/1', ['name' => 'Updated Item']);

    $response->assertStatus(200)
             ->assertJson(['message' => 'Item updated successfully']);
}


  1. Update the route in your routes file to handle PATCH requests. For example:
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Route::patch('/api/items/{id}', 'ItemController@update');


  1. Implement the update method in your controller to handle the PATCH request. For example:
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public function update(Request $request, $id)
{
    $item = Item::find($id);
    
    $item->update($request->all());

    return response()->json(['message' => 'Item updated successfully'], 200);
}


  1. Run your test by running the command phpunit in your terminal. The test case you created should now run and test the PATCH method in Laravel.


By following these steps, you can effectively test the patch method in Laravel to ensure that your application is functioning correctly.