STAREAST 2022 Tutorial: How to Get Started with


Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

How to Get Started with


The web has evolved. Finally, testing has also. Cypress is a modern testing tool that answers the testing needs of modern web applications. It has been gaining a lot of traction in the last couple of years, gaining worldwide popularity. If you have been waiting to learn Cypress, wait no more! Filip Hric will guide you through the first steps on how to start using Cypress and set up a project on your own. The good news is, learning Cypress is incredibly easy. You’ll write your first test in no time, and then you’ll discover how to write a full end-to-end test for a modern web application. You’ll learn the core concepts like retry-ability. Discover how to work and interact with your application and learn how to combine API and UI tests. Throughout this whole workshop, we will write code and do practical exercises. You will leave you with a hands-on experience that you can translate to your own project. Finally, you will be able to write a test for your own application and use Cypress’ API to create your end-to-end test suite.


Filip Hric is a SDET & QA lead at Slido and official ambassador. Filip studied psychology and landed in tech, where he now combines the knowledge from both. He has a huge passion for music and running. Always learning, blogging, streaming, creating videos, and online courses. All can be found on He is a father of three beautiful children.