Explain the working of Cypress.

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The below diagram explains the working of the Cypress −

Automation tools like Selenium work by running outside the browser. However, Cypress has a different architecture. It runs within the browser. Cypress is based on the server - Node.js.

There is a continuous interaction of Cypress with the Node.js and they work in – coordination with each other. As a result, Cypress can be utilized for testing both the front and backend of the application.

Cypress is thus capable of handling the tasks performed in a real-time on the UI and simultaneously perform actions outside of the browser. The basic differences between Cypress and Selenium are listed below −

JavascriptJava, C#, Python. JavaScript
Small community supportBig community support.
In-built video capture feature.No in-built video capture feature.
No APIs available to handle tabs/child windows.APIs available to handle tabs/child windows.
No parallel execution can be performed.Parallel execution can be performed.
Only installation of npm is needed.Supplemental Jars, libraries, and so on need to be added as project dependencies.
Updated on 19-Nov-2021 10:34:27