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We use Mocha for our FDA verification testing. It's integrated into Meteor, our upstream web application framework. We like how battle tested it is, its' syntax, its' options of reporters, and countless other features. Most everybody can agree on mocha, and that gets us half-way through our FDA verification and validation (V&V) testing strategy.

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Pros of Chakram
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    • 136
      Open source
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      Simple
    • 81
      Promise support
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      Flexible
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      Easy to add support for Generators
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      For browser and server testing
    • 7
      Curstom assertion libraries
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      Works with Karma
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      No other better tools
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      Simple integration testing
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      Default reporter is nice, clean, and itemized
    • 1
      Simple setup
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      Works with saucelabs
    • 1
      Lots of tutorials and help online
    • 1
      Works with BrowserStack

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    Cons of Chakram
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        Cannot test a promisified functions without assertion
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        Not as many reporter options as Jest
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        No assertion count in results

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      What is Chakram?

      It is a REST API testing framework offering a BDD testing style and fully exploiting promises. It allows you to write clear and comprehensive tests, ensuring JSON REST endpoints work correctly as you develop and in the future.

      What is 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.

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