In testing, authoring is the process of creating a test.
At its core, k6 is a code-based testing tool. However, the k6 ecosystem provides a set of no-code tools to speed up test creation and facilitate collaboration across different roles.
Besides writing a test in your text editor or IDE, you can also use a k6-supported tool to create a test script:
- The Test builder is a graphical test builder.
- The Script editor is a web-based editor in k6 cloud.
- Browser recorders create scripts from recorded sessions.
- Converters create tests from HAR, Postman, and OpenAPI files
Cloud tests run on k6 Cloud infrastructure from the geographic locations that you select.
You can start cloud tests from two places: