Testing React Applications
Join us for an Awesome Workshop on:

Testing React Applications

April 19, 2018 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time

This workshop has already been published as a course!

Testing React Applications

Some Key Takeaways!

By participating along with us in the workshop, you'll learn:

  • Learn the fundamentals of what a test is and what role testing frameworks play
  • Configure Jest for a client-side React project
  • Learn what Code Coverage is and how to properly use that metric
  • Write unit tests for JavaScript utilities and React components
  • Learn what snapshot testing is and how to use it effectively
  • Write integration tests for a React application
  • Configure Cypress for a web application
  • Write E2E (end-to-end) tests with Cypress

Your (Awesome) Instructor

Kent C. Dodds

Kent C. Dodds

Kent C. Dodds is a world renowned speaker, teacher, and trainer and he’s actively involved in the open source community as a maintainer and contributor of hundreds of popular npm packages. Kent is the creator of TestingJavaScript.com and he’s an instructor on egghead.io and Frontend Masters. He’s also a Google Developer Expert. Kent is happily married and the father of four kids. He likes his family, code, JavaScript, and React.

Spend the Day Immersed With a Leading JavaScript Master

Workshop Details

Developing and deploying production applications is not super hard. But being confident that you’re not shipping a hidden bug is hard. Knowing how to configure and use testing tools is critical to your success in shipping with confidence.

Daily Schedule

We've already held over 300 workshops with thousands of attendees in-person and online. In this time we've discovered ways to schedule the day, so it goes smoothly and efficiently. Regardless if you're in-person or participating with us online you'll have the full ability to replay things you missed, get your questions answered LIVE and interact with the teacher throughout the day.

  • 9:30AM
  • 10:00AM
    The fundamentals of automated testing and testing frameworks
  • 10:30AM
    Introduction to Jest, its assertions, and code coverage
  • 11:15AM
    Writing unit tests for JavaScript utilities
  • 12:00PM
  • 1:00PM
    Writing unit tests for simple React components
  • 1:30PM
    Using snapshot testing effectively
  • 2:00PM
    Writing advanced unit tests for interactive React components
  • 2:45PM
    Writing integration tests for React applications with react-router
  • 3:30PM
    Introduction to Cypress and its assertions
  • 4:00PM
    Writing basic E2E (end-to-end) tests
  • 5:00PM
    Wrap up

Interact with the Instructor - Online & In-Person

Get Your Questions Answered • Code Along with the Class • Classroom Format

Is This Workshop for Me?


Developers who want to increase their confidence in shipping React applications to production.

Any Prerequisites?

  • Some basic familiarity with the command line
  • Fundamental understanding of JavaScript and React
  • Some experience with testing React apps and web applications in general would help but is not at all required

Event Details


One Full Day Workshop Session

Replay Videos (available immediately)


April 19, 2018 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time


Option 1: Attend online on our full HD live stream

Option 2: Attend in-person at HQ in Minneapolis, MN