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View CalculatorTest.php
<?php
class CalculatorTest extends TestCase
{
/** @test */
public function it_adds_two_numbers()
{
$calculator = new Calculator();
$total = $calculator->sum(1, 2);
$this->assertSame(3, $total);
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amochohan / example.php
Created October 27, 2017 08:09
Generating a timeseries - Carbon vs native PHP
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<?php
$timeSeries = [];
// Using Carbon
$start = \Carbon\Carbon::create(1983, 9, 1, 0, 0, 0);
$end = \Carbon\Carbon::create(2050, 1, 1, 0, 0,0);
while ($start->format('Y-m-d') < $end->format('Y-m-d')) {
$start->addDay();
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amochohan / pick.php
Created April 25, 2017 10:39
Performing a partial update
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<?php
MyController extends Controller
{
public function store(Request $request)
{
$interaction = Interaction::create($this->pick((new Interaction)->getFillable(), $request);
}
/**
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amochohan / retry.php
Created April 11, 2017 13:18
Retrying a task
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<?php
try($attempts = 1, $wait = 0) {
// Try $attempts times to do something, waiting $wait milliseconds between trys
// Within the try block scope, we have access to the $attempts and $wait arguments
$this->log('Doing something important attempt: ' . $attempt);
}
catch (Exception $e) {
// Do something
}
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amochohan / ordering-eloquent-results.php
Created March 6, 2017 12:03
Ordering Eloquent results
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<?php
// Instead of using the following code
$builder = User::with('somerelationship');
if ($request->has('order_by')) {
$builder->orderBy($request->input('order_by'));
}
$users = $builder->get();
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amochohan / example.php
Created March 6, 2017 09:53
Model factories - making relationships
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<?php
$factory->define(App\User::class, function (Faker\Generator $faker) {
static $password;
return [
'name' => $faker->name,
'email' => $faker->unique()->safeEmail,
'password' => $password ?: $password = bcrypt('secret'),
'remember_token' => str_random(10),
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amochohan / .php_cs.dist.php
Created February 21, 2017 16:43
PHP code style rules
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<?php
return PhpCsFixer\Config::create()
->setRiskyAllowed(true)
->setRules([
'@Symfony' => true,
'@Symfony:risky' => true,
'array_syntax' => ['syntax' => 'short'],
'combine_consecutive_unsets' => true,
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amochohan / yahoo-finance-chart-options.md
Created February 3, 2017 15:50
Yahoo finance chart options
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amochohan / convert-sqlite-to-mysql-dump.md
Created October 6, 2015 09:28
Convert an SQLite database to MySQL dump - fix malformed database error
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Fix a malformed SQLite database

From time to time, when running integration tests you'll notice that tests that worked previously have stopped working. Trying to modify the schema of an SQLite database is throwing an error. The dreaded:

Error (11) malformed database

Fortunately, there's quite an easy fix. Simply head to the command line, and use the following commands:

sqlite3 yourdatabase.sqlite

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amochohan / array_merge_sum.php
Created June 5, 2015 15:50
PHP merge two arrays and sum the total of a common indexes
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<?php
$balanceA=array(
"USD" => 10000,
"GBP" => 20000
);
$balanceB=array(
"USD" => 10000,
"GBP" => 20000,
"JPY" => 100