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What is Capybara? Acceptance test framework for web applications. 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.

What is NUnit? An open-source unit testing framework. An evolving, open source framework designed for writing and running tests in Microsoft .NET programming languages.It is an aspect of test-driven development , which is part of a larger software design paradigm known as Extreme Programming.

Capybara and NUnit can be primarily classified as "Testing Frameworks" tools.

Capybara is an open source tool with 8.87K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Capybara's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Capybara has a broader approval, being mentioned in 52 company stacks & 95 developers stacks; compared to NUnit, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.

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    Best acceptance test framework for Ruby on Rails apps
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    Synchronous with Rack::Test
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      Hard to make reproducible tests when using with browser
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      What is Capybara?

      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.

      What is NUnit?

      An evolving, open source framework designed for writing and running tests in Microsoft .NET programming languages.It is an aspect of test-driven development , which is part of a larger software design paradigm known as Extreme Programming

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