Cypress E2E testing best practices + gotchas

Cypress E2E testing best practices + gotchas Cypress is a new testing framework that we just moved to, so it is common to have growing pains and learning the ins and outs as we work with it more. Here are some common practices that we found to prevent any flakiness in the tests. Always clean… Continue reading Cypress E2E testing best practices + gotchas

Why is toggling a search box in a header so difficult in Angular 2?

In Angular 2 I have the following pseduocode… … As you can see I have a header with a search form container that has the class ‘visible’ when the variable ‘showSearch’ is true, and ‘invisible’ otherwise. As a component by itself with this html, this works fine. When the user clicks the search icon showSearch… Continue reading Why is toggling a search box in a header so difficult in Angular 2?

Unit Tests in Angular 2

Recently at my new company, Spigit, I’ve started on working on unit testing. Now, previously I’ve done unit testing and end to end testing using NighwatchJS at Walmart Labs. And now with my new project, I have to use Angular 2. After working with Angular 2 for a few months now and ReactJS last year,… Continue reading Unit Tests in Angular 2