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5 New Videos on Event Dispatching

This week we wrap up our brief whirlwind through PHPUnit and start looking at the Event Dispatcher component of Symfony. For Drupal Veterans, you'll recognize that it's similar to the hook system in Drupal, but with the benefits of Object Orientation.

Looking at how our test and assertion actually work, and where to find out which assertions we can use - 2:28

After spending a bit of time to really understand what PHPUnit is and get our tests wired up, we finally get a chance to look at the test we ran and watch it work. Woot!

Adding additional PHPUnit tests for our controller and 500 errors - 2:29

Well, we have one test working. Let’s add a couple more!

(FREE!) What the Event Dispatcher Symfony component does, and how to add it to our project - 2:29

In Drupal we have hooks that allow us to modify the path of processing for all kinds of things. We can adjust the content of forms, we can add pages to the menu system. In Symfony you can do the same thing with the Event Dispatcher component. In this video we talk briefly about what this component is all about.

How to add an event with the Event Dispatcher - 3:58

Before we can ‘listen’ for events, we have to set up an event. In this video, we create an event to allow us to modify the output of our pages before they get sent.

How to create an event class for our event - 2:18

It’s convention to create a class for each event to wrap around the variables passed to the event. Here we create that class.

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