Debugging within the Magento Functional Testing Framework is helpful in identifying test bugs by allowing you to pause execution so that you may:
- Examine the page.
- Check returned data and other variables being used during run-time.
This is straightforward to do once you create a basic Debug Configuration.
Creating Debug Configuration with PHPStorm
- If not already installed, download the Codeception Framework plugin for PHPStorm (
Edit Configurationson the configuration dropdown.
Codeceptionfrom the available types.
- Find the
Custom Working Directoryoption and set the path to your
If you get a warning
Path to Codeception for local machine is not configured.:
+, and select
/vendor/bin/codeceptin your Magento installation folder.
The easiest method of tagging a test for debugging is the following:
- In your Debug configuration, locate
Test Runner options:and set
- When you want to debug a test you are working on, simply add
<group value="testDebug"/>to the annotations. Be sure to remove this after done debugging.
Your Debug Configuration should now be able to run your test and pause execution on any breakpoints you have set in the generated
.php file under the