2 days


Web Test Automation with
Codeception Advanced

Learn tips and tricks to write better tests with less code
Two days workshop from Codeception founders

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Do you think you use Codeception effectively? There is always a chance to improve your current tests to write them better, maintain them smoothly, and run them quicker. We prepared a special advanced course to help you achieve higher test automation power by applying advanced Codeception techniques. Learn how to properly optimize your tests for better quality, extend Codeception to suit your needs, and execute the tests that will not bother you anymore.

Target audience
Course type
2 days
Course duration
10 persons
Average amount in a group
Course level
Theory / practice
Onsite, online
Fee per participant

Workshop agenda

Complex testing inside Cest files

Complex testing inside Cest files

– injecting support classes via DI container
– using @before/@after annotation
– using @example and @dataProvider annotation
– using @depends annotation
Reusing test code: what to store where

Reusing test code: what to store where

– using Actor classes
– using Page Objects
– using Data Objects
– using Factories
– reusing session between tests
– multi-session browser testing
– grouping actions into StepObjects
– writing readable test scenarios
Data Management

Data Management

– managing test data
– generating data structures
– creating test data via external REST API
– data cleanup via REST API
Extending Codeception

Extending Codeception

– Testing emails sending
– Testing files downloading
– Writing custom helpers
– Writing group objects


– Reporters (XML, HTML, Allure)
– Writing custom reporter
– Visual testing with VisualCeption
– Storing and analyzing reports on the Allure server
Tests Execution Tuning

Tests Execution Tuning

– Running tests in headless mode
– SImultaneous execution using Robo and Docker
– Recording videos of tests
– Remote browser preview via VNC


We expect experienced PHP developers, middle & senior levels.

– PHP 7.0+ with Xdebug installed
– Git client
– Composer
– JetBrains PhpStorm or Netbeans as IDE
– Codeception
– Selenium WebDriver

Our company works according to the principle of individual approach to every client. This method lets us get success in problems of all levels. Contact us if you need post-education support.

– Create unit test using TDD approach
– Build unit and integration tests for user registration
– Implement integration tests for a real application
– Functional tests for Laravel-based application
– REST API functional tests for Laravel-based application


Michael Bodnarchuk

Codeception founder and tech consultant.

Michael works for Codeception, CodeceptJS, and other open-source projects aimed to automate testing and make it easy and fun. By developing this product, he gathered experience from a wide range of companies and individuals who use Codeception.

He always tries to show the complete picture of testing. He believes that tests should be easy to read, write, and maintain.

Michael is also a frequent speaker at PHP (Dutch PHP, PHP Benelux, …) and Test Automation conferences.


10% discount for groups of 8 people or more

    Within one week after the application, you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved. A maximum of 12 participants will be accepted.

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    If you would like to get in touch with us, send a note to or follow us on Facebook for more updates and details. SDClabs accomplished 30+ projects and got a lot of niche expertise and knowledge. We are ready to share our experience to help you achieve more. Currently, we are working on test automation and DevOps courses. Soon they will be available on separate pages. Meanwhile, you can contact us if you want to start training:

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