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OpenAPI-backed API testing in PHP projects – a Laravel example

In this article, we will see how to combine OpenAPI 3.0.x definitions with integration tests to validate whether an API behaves the way it's supposed to, using the OpenAPI HttpFoundation Testing package.

Laravel Homestead: debug an API with Xdebug and cURL in Sublime Text

There are a few tutorials out there about how to set up Sublime Text and Xdebug so they play nice together. The good news is that in our case, Homestead has covered the configuration of Xdebug for us: the tool is already available and reporting for duty.