I’m pleased to announce that Applitools has released Root Cause Analysis, or RCA for short. This new offering allows you to instantly pinpoint the root cause of visual bugs in your front-end code. I’d like to explain why RCA matters to you, and how it’ll help you in your work.
Well, maybe RCA doesn’t find THE root cause. After all, all software bugs are created by people, as the Dilbert cartoon above points out.
But when you’re fixing visual bugs in your web apps, you need a bit more information than what Dilbert is presenting above.
The myriad challenges of front-end debugging
What we’ve seen in our experience is that, when you find a bug in your front-end UI, you need to answer the question: what has changed?