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Pipeline triggering pipeline on GitLab

Usually when configuring a GitLab pipeline (.gitlab-ci.yml) you only care about steps in your own pipeline. Sometimes however, you may want to trigger other pipelines (of other repositories) as a step of your own pipeline.

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Cypress Sapling (automation template)

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No need to start with the seed – plant the sapling!

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How to build a Docker image ready to run Cypress tests

My team decided to build a Docker image that contained Cypress, dependencies and all our end-to-end (E2E) tests.

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Automation prioritisation using Risk Mapping

Scenario: My team wanted to write more automated checks, but we had too many features to cover and not enough time. We had to prioritize what to test… but how to do it objectively?

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Review: Digi.Me + UBDI

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Good idea. Terrible execution.

UBDI stands for Universal Basic Data Income, a word play on UBI. I heard about it in a TED talk from Jennifer Scott on “Why you should get paid for your data”. The concept was interesting: