Writing Our First Test
Test Case with Cypress
Now that we are familiar with Cypress, we’re ready to write a test.
First, delete the
cypress/integration/examples directory with all the existing Cypress tests. Then, restart Cypress with
rake cypress:open. This gives us the Cypress window with a message saying that we have no tests (or, it might re-create the same sample tests, in which case just delete them again, write the next test, and then open Cypress). Let’s write the first line of a new test. Create a file named
cypress/schedule/schedule_spec.js. As soon as we save it, the Cypress window changes to show that file. If we start to “Run all specs,” we get the test runner with a message that no tests are found in the file.
Now let’s start writing the test: