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Capybara vs Pig: What are the differences?

Developers describe Capybara as "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. On the other hand, Pig is detailed as "Platform for analyzing large data sets". Pig is a dataflow programming environment for processing very large files. Pig's language is called Pig Latin. A Pig Latin program consists of a directed acyclic graph where each node represents an operation that transforms data Operations are of two flavors: (1) relational-algebra style operations such as join, filter, project; (2) functional-programming style operators such as map, reduce. .

Capybara and Pig are primarily classified as "Testing Frameworks" and "Big Data" tools respectively.

Capybara and Pig are both open source tools. Capybara with 8.85K GitHub stars and 1.29K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Pig with 583 GitHub stars and 449 GitHub forks.

Indiegogo, Netguru, and GrowthHackers are some of the popular companies that use Capybara, whereas Pig is used by Netflix, Outbrain, and Cobrain. Capybara has a broader approval, being mentioned in 38 company stacks & 22 developers stacks; compared to Pig, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Capybara
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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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    Fast with Rack::Test
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    Finer-grained control on parallelization
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    Proven at Petabyte scale
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    Open-source
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    Join optimizations for highly skewed data

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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 Pig?

    Pig is a dataflow programming environment for processing very large files. Pig's language is called Pig Latin. A Pig Latin program consists of a directed acyclic graph where each node represents an operation that transforms data. Operations are of two flavors: (1) relational-algebra style operations such as join, filter, project; (2) functional-programming style operators such as map, reduce.

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