Nikolay Advolodkin
Nikolay Advolodkin
Nikolay Advolodkin is a Senior Solutions Architect at Sauce Labs. He has an extensive background in software testing, quality assurance, and test automation as the CEO and Test Automation Instructor at, a training site full of videos and resources covering the gamut of testing topics and technologies. Nikolay has taught more than 50,000 students in over 120 countries about test automation. He is a frequent contributor to open source and was selected as one of the top automation engineers in the world three years in a row by
TestJS Summit 2022TestJS Summit 2022
21 min
Tiny Tests, Large Results
Yes, Big things do come in small packages. For example, isn’t a unit test’s speed, feedback, and reliability fantastic? Did you know we can also have fast, focused, and reliable feedback from our functional e2e tests? Atomic e2e tests are those that are targeted and focused. They’re tiny in size but large in their impact. This tutorial will teach you how to create atomic e2e tests with several code examples. First, we will use to authenticate by setting a cookie. Instead of using a UI. Second, we will use to set a JSON Web Token for authentication. Join me, and let’s write tiny tests for large results.
TestJS Summit - January, 2021TestJS Summit - January, 2021
197 min
Introduction to JS Functional Testing at Scale
In this workshop we will take a look at the JavaScript framework landscape for automated functional testing, such as Puppeteer, Playright, Cypress, and others. We will explore what their differences are and how to choose the right tool for your project. Then, we will look at various scenarios, from basic functional test concepts to complex visual and frontend performance tests and complete the session with scaling up our solution using a cloud vendor like Sauce Labs.