Cypress tips and tricks, part 1 : working with single-purpose iframes

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Cypress is a fantastic test automation tool for frontend testing newbies. It has a low barrier to entry, with detailed and helpful documentation. It comes bundled with many of the key components of a full-fledged testing framework, minimising initial configuration. Most importantly, it’s enjoyable to work with, and has a strong community of enthusiastic and helpful users behind it. It’s also quite easy to integrate into CI/CD pipelines, as demonstrated in my previous Cypress post.

In this blog post series I’ll share some tips and tricks for extending Cypress with some clever JS wizardry. All of these solutions are based on my real-world use of the tool on a complex greenfield project.

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