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Cypress 4: End-to-end JavaScript Testing

by Adhithi Ravichandran

In this course, you will learn about Cypress an end-to-end testing framework for your web application. You will explore its features, core concepts, its ecosystem, and how to write tests for a demo application.

What you'll learn

Have you had difficulty writing solid end-to-end tests for your web applications? Are the tests slow, hard to setup, and flaky?

Cypress is a fast, reliable and easy to use end-to-end testing framework for anything that runs on the browser. It is agnostic of the framework that you use and is written entirely in JavaScript.

In this course, Cypress: End-to-end JavaScript Testing, you will first learn about what Cypress is, its features, how it is different, and its tradeoffs.

  • First, you will setup and get ready to write Cypress tests for our demo web application.
  • Next, you will explore the core concepts of Cypress, and use them to write your tests.
  • Finally, you will explore the Cypress ecosystem and tools that are available.
When you are finished with this course, you will be all set to write complete end-to-end tests for your web applications using Cypress.

Course FAQ

What is Cypress?

Cypress is a fast and reliable end-to-end testing framework, written entirely in JavaScript. The Cypress testing framework can be used for anything that runs on the browser.

What will I learn in this Cypress testing course?

This course will give you a clear understanding of Cypress and what it is, commands, aliases, assertions and other core concepts and finally, the Cypress ecosystem and tools that are available.

Are there prerequisites to this course?

It is encouraged that you are familiar with JavaScript before taking this course. Learn more about JavaScript with our online courses found here:

Who is this Cypress course for?

This course is for anyone wanting to explore the features, core concepts and ecosystem of the Cypress testing framework.

About the author

Adhithi Ravichandran is a Software Consultant, Author and Speaker based in Kansas City. She is the owner and founder of Surya Consulting, Inc. through which she provides her expertise in Software Architecture, Development and Training. She provides clients, consulting services in architecting React/React Native/Next.js/GraphQL/Cypress solutions. She also trains teams to transition to these technologies effectively. She is passionate about technology and teaching. Through her Pluralsight cours... more

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