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:

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