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Conversations about Front-End Testing. Every single line of code that is tested is a win for us. Unit, Integration, E2E, Snapshot, Visual Regression. Expect Exceptional Discussions about Frameworks, Tools, Libraries, and Techniques. Frontend Testing is such an opinionated topic and hosts Vanessa Böhner, Roman Kuba, Tobias Timm, Markus Wolf, David Müllerchen, and Mirjam Bäuerlein will dive deep into it to answer all your... or their questions. The web develops quickly. It's time that the testing evolves with it.

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Conversations about Front-End Testing. Every single line of code that is tested is a win for us. Unit, Integration, E2E, Snapshot, Visual Regression. Expect Exceptional Discussions about Frameworks, Tools, Libraries, and Techniques. Frontend Testing is such an opinionated topic and hosts Vanessa Böhner, Roman Kuba, Tobias Timm, Markus Wolf, David Müllerchen, and Mirjam Bäuerlein will dive deep into it to answer all your... or their questions. The web develops quickly. It's time that the testing evolves with it.

    9: Jest with Tim Seckinger

    9: Jest with Tim Seckinger

    Tobi and Vanessa talk to Tim Seckinger, one Contributor of the delightful JavaScript Testing Framework Jest. He tells us all about the past and future of Jest, including the updates for the current version 27. He gives an overview of all of the great features of the testing framework.

    • 53 min
    2: Testing UI Components

    2: Testing UI Components

    In this episode, Mirjam Bäuerlein, Roman Kuba, and Vanessa Böhner talked about how to test UI Components like Vue, React or Svelte components. They discussed when they 'shallowMount' and 'mount' components, and when they mock or don't mock API requests, stores, or other dependencies. Roman and Mirjam tell stories about performance issues, whereas Vanessa never experiences those problems working on a micro-frontend bases project in the last couple of months. On the contrary, she and her teams needed strict rules about what exactly one component or one unit is.

    • 56 min
    1: Cypress: E2E Testing

    1: Cypress: E2E Testing

    Dave, Mirjam and Vanessa had a closer look at the E2E testing tool Cypress (Cypress.io). First, they clarified what E2E Testing is and which role those tests play in the Testing Pyramid. They discussed the pain points other End To End Testing Suites like Selenium. But is Cypress the perfect newcomer on the market or is it just another hype? They talked about the weak points of the library, too.

    • 37 min
    8: XState with David Khourshid

    8: XState with David Khourshid

    In this episode of expect(Exception), Vanessa and Tobi talk to David Khourshid about State Machines. They talk about his inspiration to build XState and how to add state machines to existing codebases. As usual, they discuss what possible tradeoffs. In the end they give a lookout for future changes and where to find the XState community. David shares a great tip how he organises himself and gets so many things done.

    • 44 min
    7: Cypress, the Deep-Dive

    7: Cypress, the Deep-Dive

    Vanessa and Tobi T. are diving deep into the beloved End-to-End testing framework Cypress, together with Priyanka Kore and Tobias Struckmeier. 

    Tobias S. is an official Cypress Ambassador and also organizes the first Cypress Meetup in Germany.

    Long-awaited answers to questions like, "On which data should I grab on? id, data-*, test-id, ...", "When should I bring in e2e-tests?", "Are there more UI-driven ways to create e2e-tests?" are finally clarified, and you will also get a glimpse of some pretty amazing stuff that is currently experimental within Cypress. 

    If you are entirely new to Cypress, don't miss to check out our previous episode about the basics!

    Links

    https://github.com/bahmutov/cypress-book-todomvc

    https://applitools.com/blog/page-objects-app-actions-cypress

    https://docs.cypress.io/examples/examples/recipes.html#Logging-In

    https://www.meetup.com/de-DE/cypress-de-community/

    Glebs article about Page objects https://www.cypress.io/blog/2019/01/03/stop-using-page-objects-and-start-using-app-actions/

    https://github.com/cypress-io/cypress-realworld-app

    https://github.com/bahmutov/cypress-movie

    Picks

    Tobias S: briefs.video

    Priyanka: Gleb's Cypress blog

    Tobi: bundlephobia

    Vanessa: imissmybar.com

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    6: Testing JavaScript Applications with Lucas da Costa

    6: Testing JavaScript Applications with Lucas da Costa

    Vanessa and Nik talk to Lucas da Costa about his almost finished Book Testing JavaScript Applications. Lucas is also the author of Chai.js and Sinon.js.

    They talk about the Testing Pyramid, Code Coverage, Jest and Cypress, Mocha, and much more - check out the chapter marks for more information. Lucas also mentioned an article about to never to a full rewrite.

    Free eBooks & Codes

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    • 1 hr 6 min

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