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We're officially out of beta!
It’s been over four years since our first commit. Since then, we’ve seen Cypress achieve widespread and rapidly growing adoption. It’s now been downloaded more than 2.5 million times, with thousands of organizations recording millions of tests per month. And today, we’re thrilled to announce that CyRead more
Introducing Drew Lanham
When is the right time to bring in a CEO? This “Founder’s Dilemma” is something I’ve been considering for some time. After leading product development for Cypress and steering the company through two rounds of funding, eventually I realized trying to split my time between CEO and development dutiesRead more
Extending Cypress With Plugins
One of the greatest (and unique) advantages of Cypress is that all of your test code runs in the browser. This provides us a significant architectural advantage over every other testing tool out there. While this makes for a much more reliable testing experience, and enables you to write tests muchRead more
Conditional testing and control flow in Cypress
Conditional testing refers to the common programming pattern where you perform one action, or a different one. It’s also known as control flow. Typically this is expressed as: If X, then Y, else Z. Many of our users come into our chat asking how they can do “conditional testing” in Cypress. The quesRead more
Cypress is now public beta
The first commit on Cypress happened on June 5th, 2014 - exactly 3 years, 4 months, and 5 days ago. Since then we have had 20,000+ commits across all of our projects, we have created 100+ repos, and received 10,000+ early adopter submissions. We’ve funded Cypress by raising money, and with that builRead more
Cypress is going open source!
That’s right! After years of development and focused iteration with our early adopters, the most advanced front-end testing tool in the universe is almost ready for its ultimate adventure: going open source! Here at Cypress HQ, we generally have several projects in motion at a time and this open souRead more