Laravel: When to use Pipelines? How to test them?

Clean and testable code, and even order-free!

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When should I use a Pipeline?

  1. Retrieve the Podcast.
  2. Check the payment is enough to subscribe to the Podcast.
  3. Check the User has not already subscribed to the Podcast.
  4. Confirm the payment.
  5. Attach the User to the Podcast through a Subscription pivot table.
  6. Set the time the Subscription will end.
  7. Send an email with the successful subscription information.

Testing a Pipe

Testing the whole Pipeline



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Italo Baeza Cabrera

Graphic Designer graduate. Full Stack Web Developer. Retired Tech & Gaming Editor.