Getting under the Skin of a React Application: an Intro to Subcutaneous Testing - Melissa Eaden & Avalon McRae
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3rd December 2018
Description:

While UI tests are often the standard approach for functional testing, they have weaknesses in speed and effectual results. Subcutaneous Testing is an automated testing technique that allows testers and developers to collaborate on automated workflows as a testable unit. This allows for testing of behavior and functionality in isolation from compatibility issues. We’ll highlight benefits, risks, and demo an example of how this can work with a react/redux front end.

Takeaways

  • Definition of subcutaneous testing and what it aims to accomplish.
  • A technical overview about how to do SubQ testing in a react framework.
  • An explanation of gotchas about the limitations of this kind of testing.
  • How SubQ testing can change your UI Testing focus.