re: Debuggability (as in, the ability to step through a test script using the debugger) was harder in TestCafe than I'd hoped (I think mainly due to "a...

Have a look their Toggling + Debugging video

You can see that when the assertion fails, it gives you an interface to see the current state of the testing script. Hovering over the failed assertion shows where the failure happened.

In TestCafe, you can use --debug-on-fail flag or debugOnFail:true in config during test creation/debug. This will prevent the test from ending on error and is quite helpful, but the ability for cypress to step through the test after the failure makes debugging test easier.

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