Cypress Ambassador Spotlight: Dennis Bergevin

April 11, 2024

By Ronald Williams

What motivates you to be a Cypress Ambassador?

Learning and sharing! I enjoy hearing from other users and finding understanding in a community. 

How do you currently help others that are either using Cypress or interested in using Cypress?

Learning from the excellent official documentation or from leaders in the Cypress community, finding ways to best adapt to a specific challenge and share that material or knowledge with my team.

What is your favorite Cypress feature?

There are many to choose from, but custom commands and the ability to further enhance Cypress with plugins are two of my favorite features.

What is your favorite "Cypress Best Practice" and why?

Using route aliases or assertions rather than waiting for arbitrary time periods. This can assist in describing an expected state in the application or explicitly waiting for an aliased route, reducing unnecessary wait periods and improving test stability. 

Outside of work, what are your favorite things to do (hobbies, passions, etc.)?

Spending time with my family, gaming, running, biking.

What is one professional milestone you are proud of? (an accomplishment, celebration, recognition, etc.)

I am thrilled to be a part of the Cypress ambassador program here!

For new users -  what is the best way to "get started" with Cypress?

Read the official documentation, play with the application itself, learn and experience it's vast resource available to your situation. 

What is your favorite quote or saying?

"If you are bored, try harder"

About the Ambassador Program.

The Cypress Ambassador program supports the top Cypress advocates around the world. Through this program, Ambassadors are offered speaking opportunities, a personalized hub, and visibility within our extensive network.To learn more about these wonderful ambassadors visit our Official Ambassador webpage.

The Cypress Community Team has been working on the official Cypress Ambassador program to include a variety of new experiences, support resources, benefits, contribution areas, and much more. One of our main priorities is to highlight our current Ambassadors and the amazing work they are doing. They truly embody the community spirit through their advocacy to help empower others. We will be having more opportunities to connect with our Ambassadors this year. Make sure to stay updated and connect with the community.