This article explains creating or setting up a cypress.io end-to-end testing framework from scratch using Typescript. Unlike another tutorial, this explains setting up the Cypress framework using Typescript in a simple and easy way. This article is helpful for whoever wants to set up the Cypress Typescript automation framework for the first time. Also, I know that there are many, migrating from different automation frameworks like Protractor, webdriver.io, etc. this will be helpful for them too.
This Tutorial shows page object model creation as well, however you can use it for any type of framework by skipping those steps.
- Install NodeJS: If you don’t have NodeJS installed in your system navigate to https://nodejs.org/en/download/ and choose LTS download and install.
2. Install Visual Studio Code: If you don’t have Visual Studio Code on your computer navigate to https://code.visualstudio.com/download download and install.
Step by Step Guide to Configure/Setup Cypress Typescript Automation Framework
Step 1: Create a Project Folder
The first step is to create a new folder on your computer on a desired location. Below I am creating
CypressTypescript as the project folder.