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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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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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Cypress: PageObjects vs AppActions

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I use Selenium to write most of my automated checks, and the PageObjects pattern is a must. My current team is using Cypress and, to my surprise, this test framework recommends AppActions instead of PageObjects. So I decided to benchmark both patterns using the following criteria:

  • Can it abstract page selectors?
  • Can it abstract page actions?
  • Is it easy to write and maintain those abstractions?
  • Is it easy to write tests?
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Sending image in XML using C#

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Insert and read images on SQL Server using C#

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