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What is Chai?

It is a BDD / TDD assertion library for node and the browser that can be delightfully paired with any javascript testing framework. It has several interfaces that allow the developer to choose the most comfortable. The chain-capable BDD styles provide an expressive language & readable style, while the TDD assert style provides a more classical feel.
Chai is a tool in the Javascript Testing Framework category of a tech stack.
Chai is an open source tool with 6.4K GitHub stars and 579 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Chai's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Chai?

Companies
9 companies reportedly use Chai in their tech stacks, including Frontend Technologies, BeatSense, and Brainhub.

Developers
29 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Chai.

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Chai Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Chai?
Mocha
Mocha is a feature-rich JavaScript test framework running on node.js and the browser, making asynchronous testing simple and fun. Mocha tests run serially, allowing for flexible and accurate reporting, while mapping uncaught exceptions to the correct test cases.
Jest
Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.
Jasmine
Jasmine is a Behavior Driven Development testing framework for JavaScript. It does not rely on browsers, DOM, or any JavaScript framework. Thus it's suited for websites, Node.js projects, or anywhere that JavaScript can run.
Enzyme
Enzyme is a JavaScript Testing utility for React that makes it easier to assert, manipulate, and traverse your React Components' output.
Cypress
Cypress is a front end automated testing application created for the modern web. Cypress is built on a new architecture and runs in the same run-loop as the application being tested. As a result Cypress provides better, faster, and more reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser. Cypress works on any front-end framework or website.
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Chai's Followers
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