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Capybara vs Typemock: What are the differences?

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; Typemock: Easy unit testing solutions for .NET and C++. Smart Unit Testing Solutions for .NET and C/C++. Make unit testing easy for Test Driven Development and Automated Software Testing Tools.

Capybara and Typemock can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.

Some of the features offered by Capybara are:

  • No setup necessary for Rails and Rack application. Works out of the box.
  • Intuitive API which mimics the language an actual user would use.
  • Switch the backend your tests run against from fast headless mode to an actual browser with no changes to your tests.

On the other hand, Typemock provides the following key features:

  • Completely dynamic. There's no need to build extra artifacts
  • The default is pit of success. Always working
  • Warns about test inter dependencies

Capybara is an open source tool with 9.13K GitHub stars and 1.35K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Capybara's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 Typemock?

      Smart Unit Testing Solutions for .NET and C/C++. Make unit testing easy for Test Driven Development and Automated Software Testing Tools.

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