Interview Questions

1.Which OS does cypress support?

  • Cypress is compatible with macOS, Linux, and Windows and can be installed on any of these platforms. Check out the system requirements here.

2.What is the command used to run a browser in Cypress?

  • The Electron browser is pre-installed and comes with the tool by default.
    Electron can be launched headlessly to run within the CLI.
    The following command must be used to launch the Electron browser.
  • —headed cypress run

3.What are the advantages of Cypress?

  • There are numerous benefits to using cypress, but here are a few of the most intriguing.
    • Real-time reloads 
    • Debuggability
    • Automatic waiting 
    • OpenSource Tool 
    • Quick response time 
     • Active community support 
    • Real-time reloads 

4.How is Cypress different from the X testing tool?

  • Cypress test runner functions as an application, framework, and service all in one. It complements and improves the performance of other available testing tools.
    The other tools are:
    • Mocha 
    • Karma 
    • Capybara 
    • Protractor are the other tools.

5. What languages does Cypress support?

  • If you are familiar with JavaScript and the NPM package manager for JavaScript, Cypress is simple to use.

6. What is automation in Cypress?

  • Cypress automation is the process of running a test code alongside an application with the assistance of a user. The test is run not only in a single loop, but also in a single browser. For tasks that take place outside of the browser, a Node.js server is used.

7.What are the other tools used along with Cypress?

  • Prettier is recommended for code formatting, and other tools such as Xpath, Cucumber, and Docker are used during product testing.

8.Does Cypress support native mobile apps?

  • Cypress does not support native mobile apps, but it can be tested for some mobile browser functionality and apps that are used within a browser. Ionic is one of these supported frameworks.

9.What is component testing in cypress?

  • In Cypress, component testing is used to run tests on a single component in isolation. Typically, these component tests are carried out using Node.js frameworks for testing, such as jest or mocha. The components to be tested are displayed in jsdom, a virtual browser.

10.What is the use of plugins in Cypress?

  • Cypress plugins are used to change, access, or extend the internal behaviour of a Cypress tool. These plugins are used to write custom code that runs at various stages of the lifecycle.

11. What are the 3rd party reporters built alongside Mocha?

  • There are two reporters built alongside Mocha, and they are:
    • Teamcity \s• Junit

12. Explain Cypress CLI?

  • Cypress is a command-line tool (CLI). It acts as a gateway for cypress commands in your terminal. However, the use of cypress is not required. You can also run Cypress tests in your browser by opening Cypress’ webpack monitor.



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