A short story on my maiden voyage into the world of Cypress - the test tool, not the country. This is an overview on how I discovered Cypress, how I configured it, created tests and how I drifted away from the standard setup to utilise the provided TypeScript and Cucumber plugins to make it work with the application development project we were delivering.
Automation plays a crucial role in the execution of regression test suites. A Continuous Integration (CI) tool can run 100’s of tests as part of a build deployment pipeline. The CI tool proceeds through several steps until the pipeline is complete. Wonderful! - but what do we do if failing tests block your pipeline?
If, like myself, you’ve enjoyed a pretty long career in professional software testing, you will by now have recognised just what a diverse group of people testers are. After reflecting on the various individuals I’ve worked with over the years, I thought it would be a great idea to write about some of their qualities. So here’s a poem, yes a poem! To sum it all up!