Flake

Number of posts: 11

Retry, Rerun, Repeat

If at first you don't succeed, then dust yourself off and try again.                                                                                          - American R&B singer Aaliyah (1979-2001)The modern Internet is built on retries. Software and hardware failures are normal and expected.…

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When Can the Test Submit a Form?

In this blog post we continue exploring flaky tests and how to fix them. We will look at the situation when a page submits a form and then continues to interact with the page, which causes a problem. Tip: you can find all existing similar posts under the tag Flake. You can find the source code for t…

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Debug a Flaky Visual Regression Test

In our Cypress RealWorld App we are using visual regression testing to catch unintended style and layout changes. We are using the Percy.io service, and you can see the screenshots at https://percy.io/cypress-io/cypress-realworld-app. During tests, we periodically take image snapshots using cy.percy…

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When Can The Test Navigate?

In this blog post I will show a test that appears simple, yet acts in surprisingly annoying and frustrating ways. We will slightly change the test to make it reliable and flake-free.…

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