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Loren Klingman

Loren works at Big Nerd Ranch as a Senior Developer and researches methods for testing front-end frameworks
such as Vue.js and React including unit, end-to-end,
and visual regression testing.

Loren works at Big Nerd Ranch as a Senior Developer and researches methods for testing front-end frameworks such as Vue.js and React including unit, end-to-end, and visual regression testing.

Testing Your Front-End: Dividing your time and resources

Now that front-ends are built with frameworks, they come with their own test suites. Unit tests are fast, but with a front-end, it’s much easier for a unit to work and not integrate well. End-to-end tests and visual tests help fill the gap but run slowly. What’s the best way to divide your time?

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Keep Looking Good: An Introduction to Visual Regression Testing

Testing that a web application functions correctly is already commonplace, but how do you test that the app looks correct as well? Functional test tools can type into hidden fields, but your users cannot. This talk walks through getting started with visual regression tests using Codecept.js. At the end, you’ll be prepared to add visual regression tests to your own applications.

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