In this article, We will discuss the cypress Vs webdriverIO software. I will explain the working of cypress, its limitations, key features, and the difference between cypress Vs webdriverIO. Based on this, you can choose which one is better for you.
As both the software are automation testing software. One has a disadvantage or advantage over the other. Comparison is necessary to get to know which one is best for your project. Because some projects don’t work or are suitable to work on cypress and vice-versa. If you get an understanding of both of the software, then it will be easy to choose the suitable software for your project.
But every software has its features and limitations also. Let’s discuss: –
Now let’s discuss the features and limitations of webdriverIO.
|Test readability||Easy to read||Difficulty in reading|
|Dependency on selenium||Not dependent||Dependent|
|Test Runner||Real-time test runner||CLI test runner|
|API testing||Default support||No support|
|Browser support||Support chromium family only||Support chrome family as well as other|
|Mobile support||Don’t support mobile application||Support mobile application|
|Iframe support||Difficult to work||Easy to work on iFrame|
|Parallelization||Support with paid||Free to use|
|Reporters||Spec, Mocha, Custom||Spec, Allure, Portal, and 10-15 more|
|Locator support||Xpath, CSS selector||Xpath, CSS selector|
If you have to pick one, make sure you ask this question. What are the requirements? – Based on this go through the list that I just went over accordingly. Whichever the team thinks is a good option. You can pick that one. But do not pick just because that one is popular or you know how to work with it.