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Make Laravel Dusk tests more reliable by disabling animations

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Animations can cause Dusk tests to fail randomly. For example, interacting with an element that is inside a modal might not work if the modal is still playing a slide-in animation.

A nice solution for flaky tests caused by animations is to disable animations while running Dusk tests. Put this in the <head> or your Blade template:

        * {
            animation: none !important;

The is_running_dusk_tests() is a helper function that checks the application environment:

function is_running_dusk_tests(): bool
    return app()->environment('testing-dusk');

Make sure you have the correct environment set in your .env.dusk:

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