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Cypress Introduction Training Course

Cypress Introduction Is Delivered Online For Up To 10 People


Our Cypress Introduction training course is available as on-site training at your location or as online training. Our online training is live, instructor-led in our virtual classroom. Cypress Introduction is delivered over 4 days, with each approximately 3.5 hours online.

Our Cypress Introduction training course can be delivered to up to 10 staff members from your organisation.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Not Included
4 Days
£3840Excl. VAT

Course Syllabus


What is Cypress, Pros & Cons of Cypress, Supported Browsers, Help References

JavaScript (Optional)

History & Terms, Executing JavaScript in the Console, Syntax Basics, Objects, String Functions, Functions, Loops

Visual Studio Code IDE

IDE Requirements, NodeJS, Installing & configuring VS Code, First Script

Cypress Setup

package.json & npm, Installing Cypress, Cypress VS Code Extensions, The Test Runner, Debugging, Cypress Folder Structure (Scaffolding)

Locators & Actions

Chrome Development Tools, Using ID, Class & CSS, Selocity, The Test Runner Locator Playground, cy.get() & .contains(), Chaining Locators, Using .within(), Common Actions, Action Options, Writing to the Log & Screenshots


Introduction to HTML & Web Page Anatomy

CSS Notation


Waiting for Elements to appear, Local Timeouts, Test Spec Timeout, Global Timeout Config, CLI Parameters for Timeouts, Wait


What is Mocha?, Spec Structure, Enabling/Disabling Tests, Hooks, Mocha Snippets for VS Code


Chai Styles, Implicit Asserts, Regular Expressions, Explicit Asserts, When NOT to Assert

Custom Commands & Function Libraries

Adding Cypress Commands

Function Libraries


Using Hooks to load Fixture Test Data

Environment Variables


Handling Alerts, capturing Alert messages

Command Line Interface (CLI)

Using npx & npm aliases

CLI parameters


Setting up & using the Dashboard

Continuous Integration

Setting up pipelines in Azure DevOps (ADO)

JUnit reports


Browser Navigation, Viewport, Window Objects, URL Information, Invoking JavaScript functions from the page, Cookies, Handling Web Tables, Page Object Model (POM), API Testing, GitHub Actions


Using the new Recording feature in Cypress

Learning Outcomes

Our Cypress Introduction training course covers essential concepts for using Cypress, focussing on developing reliable automated GUI tests for web, and applies to any platform (Windows, Mac, Linux).

Who Should Attend

Our Cypress Introduction training course is designed for newcomers to Cypress. It covers everything you need to know to become proficient at writing test cases in Cypress.

What's Included

All of our delegates receive comprehensive workbooks for the Cypress Introduction training course.

Entry-Level Requirements

There are no entry-level requirements, but we do have an optional JavaScript primer chapter if you are new to JavaScript. We can also email you the setup instructions before the course so you can setup Cypress in readiness.

Recommended Reading

You do not have to complete any prereading prior to the Cypress Introduction training course.

Exam Information

There is no formal examination included in the Cypress Introduction training course.

Exam Type

No Exam


There is no formal examination or certification associated with the Cypress Introduction training course.

What's Next

Purple Griffon offer the following private virtual sessions for your team. Our Automated Software Testing training courses can be delivered on-site at your location or online for up to ten people:

Complete Microfocus UFT

Selenium WebDriver Java

Selenium WebDriver JavaScript

Selenium WebDriver C#

Cucumber Java

Cucumber JavaScript


Call +44 (0)1539 736 828 now to discuss your training requirements and to book your sessions in the diary.

Additional Information

Cypress Introduction sessions are recorded so you can review what you have learned at a later date.

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