About four months ago, our API tests took about 12-15 minutes to run on a decently powered linux machine. Test runtimes on Macs were slightly slower even with comparable hardware. Today it takes us 1 minute and 55 seconds to run the entire test suite including setup & teardown saving us
~50 hours of development time every week.
The number of tests we run for API has more than doubled (from ~2000) since we last talked about it on our engineering blogRead on →