Cypress – Testing Web Applications with Ease

Jest, Mocha and Chai are among the most known tools for React testing (and Javascript in general) of applications. In Ackee we use Jest for unit test and integration testing. However, when it comes to testing more complex functionalities, working with Jest is not always easy. When integrating many application parts in your tests you must often deal with complex setup of a test environment, mocking modules/functions and handling of asynchronous events. That is the reason I decided to try the testing tool Cypress which our colleague Lukáš heard about at the Reactive Meetup in Pardubice and I would like to share my experience in this article.

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Jiří Zdvomka

Jiří Zdvomka

Frontend developer

Ackee blog post cover: React Hooks

React Hooks – New Stuff For Cool Kids

Have you noticed this huge buzz about React Hooks in last few days/weeks? If you are as interested in it as we are and you haven’t hesitated and have watched the Dan Abramovstalk (the first one ever on React Conf), you won’t find anything new in the following article. On the other hand, if you’ve never heard about it or you haven’t got a chance to explore it more, this article may speak to you.

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Jakub Baierl

Jakub Baierl

Frontend Lead