Recently I started working on a Visual Studio extension: a dependency visualizer for js/ts projects (still in early alpha). While working on it I started digging on how to test extensions.
Visual Studio has a nice setup to do unit testing but I was looking to go further. I wanted to do some BDD and define test cases closer to my acceptance criteria.
So, I ended up playing with Cypress and setting up a way to test extensions E2E. There are 4 steps involved in this setup and I’ll explain in detail how to do it.Continue reading “Testing VSCode Extensions with Cypress and code-server”