Visual Regression Testing with Cypress & Percy (basic)

Learn how to create and run automated snapshot comparison tests quickly and easily

In this course, you will learn the basics of integrating the framework Cypress with the Percy service to write and run automated snapshot comparison tests (also known as visual regression tests.)

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to create snapshot comparison automated tests quickly and easily.
  • Learn how to create visual regression tests in a simple way.
  • Learn how to deal with dynamic content when doing visual regression testing.

Course Content

  • Visual regression testing with Cypress & Percy (basic) –> 8 lectures • 1hr 15min.

Visual Regression Testing with Cypress & Percy (basic)

Requirements

  • git, Nodejs, and NPM.

In this course, you will learn the basics of integrating the framework Cypress with the Percy service to write and run automated snapshot comparison tests (also known as visual regression tests.)

During the course, you will learn:

  • How to set up the project from scratch
  • How to create an account on Percy
    • How to create a project on Percy’s dashboard
    • How to export the project_token
  • How to create automated tests with Cypress sending snapshots to Percy’s dashboard
  • How to deal with dynamic elements
  • Project documentation and a summary of the learnings

As soon as you’re done with the course, you will be able to put all the learnings into practice on real web projects