Why Cypress Sucks for Real Test Automation?

(the code-horror image was borrowed from Code Complete book)

This article is one of the “Be aware of Fake Test Automation/DevOps Engineers” series.

Note: The sequel to this article “Why Cypress Sucks for Real Test Automation? (Part 2: Limitations)” is now available.(2021–02–15)

Update: A related article “Why JavaScript Is Not a Suitable Language for Real Web Test Automation?” is now available. (2021–04–15)

Update: A…

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Zhimin Zhan

Zhimin Zhan

Test automation & CT coach, author, speaker and award-winning software developer. Help teams succeed with Agile/DevOps by implementing real Continuous Testing.