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From Selenium to Cypress: Revolutionizing Testing Practices at AutoDesk's PlanGrid

By switching from Selenium to Cypress, PlanGrid fostered a culture of quality assurance across its development ecosystem:

  • 430,000 automated tests conducted monthly
  • 75% reduction in test run times from parallelization
  • 20+ custom commands created for testing efficiency
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PlanGrid, an AutoDesk company, offers innovative construction productivity software, facilitating collaboration among contractors and owners across various industries. 

The existing Selenium-based framework was disorganized, leading developers to skip them, particularly if debugging proved challenging. See how implementing Cypress helped the Automation Platform team minimize overhead and substantially improve the quality of its test code.


A complete end-to-end testing experience.

Install the Cypress app and write tests locally.

Build up a suite of CI tests, record them and gain powerful insights.


Set up tests

Installing Cypress is simple. No dependencies, extra downloads, or changes to your code required.


Write tests

Write tests easily and quickly, and watch them execute in real-time as you build your web application.


Run tests

Debugging your tests in CI is as easy as running tests locally. With built-in parallelization and load balancing.


Record tests

Record CI test data, screenshots, and video - and view aggregated, next-level insights in Cypress Cloud.

About Cypress

Cypress is the new standard in front-end testing that every developer and QA engineer needs.

With millions of downloads and users in over 90 countries, Cypress is the leader in browser-based test automation for the modern web. Cypress enables developers and enterprises to easily, quickly, and accurately test anything that runs in the browser, empowering developers to build modern web applications faster, better.


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