What is Poltergeist?

Poltergeist is a driver for Capybara. It allows you to run your Capybara tests on a headless WebKit browser, provided by PhantomJS.
Poltergeist is a tool in the Testing Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Poltergeist is an open source tool with 2.5K GitHub stars and 437 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Poltergeist's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Poltergeist?

7 companies reportedly use Poltergeist in their tech stacks, including LendingHome, Widenn, and Growstuff.

7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Poltergeist.

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Poltergeist Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Poltergeist?
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JUnit is a simple framework to write repeatable tests. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
Cucumber is a tool that supports Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) - a software development process that aims to enhance software quality and reduce maintenance costs.
Capybara helps you test web applications by simulating how a real user would interact with your app. It is agnostic about the driver running your tests and comes with Rack::Test and Selenium support built in. WebKit is supported through an external gem.
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Poltergeist's Followers
13 developers follow Poltergeist to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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