Writing integration and end-to-end tests take time and effort. You need to pick a tool and/or API for REST testing, pick a tool for UI, pick a tool for DB setup, CLI testing, etc. Tools come with their own setup, configs, matchers, reports (or lack thereof).

When test fails some tools provide enough context, some provide none. Often you end-up sprinkling print statements and scratch you head in what context “4 doesn’t equal 2” assertion error is.

Writing tests takes time. Often you have to run a test from start just to observe an impact of an extra test line…

Mykola Golubyev

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