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React Integration Testing: Greater Coverage, Fewer Tests

Integration tests are a natural fit for interactive websites, like ones you might build with React. They validate how a user interacts with your app without the overhead of end-to-end testing. This article follows an exercise that starts with a simple website, validates behavior with unit and integration tests, and demonstrates how integration testing delivers greater value from fewer lines of code. The content assumes a familiarity with React and testing in JavaScript. Experience with Jest and React Testing Library is helpful but not required. There are three types of tests: Unit tests verify one piece of code in isolation. They are easy to write, but can miss the big picture. End-to-end tests (E2E) use an automation framework — such as Cypress or Selenium — to interact with your s...