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#3 Blazor in Action with Chris Sainty

In this episode of expect(Exception) we talk with Chris Sainty, author of the book Blazor in Action. We talk about what Blazor actually is, why we like it and of course, how to test it. We are happy to offer 4 free eBook copies. To win, go on twitter, follow @expectPodcast, and comment or retweet the post about this episode telling that you'd like to win a free copy of Blazor in Action.

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#2 Testing UI Components


In this episode, Mirjam Bäuerlein, Roman Kuba, and Vanessa Böhner talked about how to test UI Components like Vue, React or Svelte components. They discussed when they 'shallowMount' and 'mount' components, and when they mock or don't mock API requests, stores, or other dependencies. Roman and Mirjam tell stories about performance issues, whereas Vanessa never experiences those problems working on a micro-frontend bases project in the last couple of months. On the contrary, she and her teams needed strict rules about what exactly one component or one unit is.

#1 Cypress: E2E Testing


Dave, Mirjam and Vanessa had a closer look at the E2E testing tool Cypress (Cypress.io). First, they clarified what E2E Testing is and which role those tests play in the Testing Pyramid. They discussed the pain points other End To End Testing Suites like Selenium. But is Cypress the perfect newcomer on the market or is it just another hype? They talked about the weak points of the library, too.