Run Pest Tests in VS Code with Better PHPUnit

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The Better PHPUnit test runner for VS Code now supports running PestPHP tests thanks to Joe Dixon and Caleb Porzio:

The Better PHPUnit extension automatically detects if pestphp/pest is a Composer dependency, and runs pest instead of phpunit, meaning you can use the same extension seamlessly for PHPUnit or PestPHP projects 🔥.

You can learn more about this extension and install it from the Visual Studio Marketplace page. Also, you can find the source code for this plugin on GitHub.

Note: if you already have this extension installed, Pest support should be available once the extension is updated (which happened automatically for me).

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