March 24, 2023
deck.gl Testing With Cypress
Ever since we’ve been using deck.gl (a versatile and reliable visualization framework for large-scale datasets based on WebGL), we wanted to challenge ourselves by attempting to provide a way to test what the map renders to the users and if the data match our expectations. Given that Cypress is pretty much the ideal tool to use for this type of end-to-end testing, we initially performed an analysis of what exists, what the limitations are (there are quite a few, unfortunately), as well as whether or not it’s looking promising (long story short: it definitely is!).