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Flexible Data Setup & Caching for Cypress End-to-End Tests

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST

Gleb will introduce you to a very powerful way of creating and re-using data in your Cypress.io end-to-end tests. By re-using objects like users, projects, etc. that are typically very resource-intensive to create, you will make your tests much more efficient, faster, easier to read, and simpler to maintain.
The key takeaways from this talk are:
– How to measure and understand where your end-to-end tests spend the majority of their time.
– How to make parts of the test faster by skipping the user interface and driving the application directly through its HTTP API
– How to control the state of the application by resetting it before each spec file and before each individual test
– How to make the application tests faster by caching and reusing test data, while keeping the tests independent from each other
– The trade-offs between shared backend database vs individual databases for each test agent running in its own container on CI

BIO:
Dr. Gleb Bahmutov, PhD is a JavaScript ninja, image processing expert, and software quality fanatic. During the day Gleb is making the engineers at Mercari more productive, in his role as the Senior Director of Engineering. At night he is fighting software bugs and blogs about it. You can follow him and his work here:
Blog: https://glebbahmutov.com/blog
Twitter: @bahmutov
Slides from conference presentations: https://slides.com/bahmutov
Gleb is a GitHub Star
He is also an Algolia Ambassador, CircleCI Ambassador, Microsoft MVP, and ex-Cypress Distinguished Engineer.

Details

Date:
March 8
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Atlanta-Quality-Assurance-Association-AQAA-Meetup/events/283477405

Venue

Online event
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