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Cucumber vs Selenium: What are the differences?

Developers describe Cucumber as "Simple, human collaboration". Cucumber is a tool that supports Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) - a software development process that aims to enhance software quality and reduce maintenance costs. On the other hand, Selenium is detailed as "Web Browser Automation". Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.

Cucumber and Selenium are primarily classified as "Testing Frameworks" and "Browser Testing" tools respectively.

Cucumber and Selenium are both open source tools. Selenium with 14.9K GitHub stars and 4.97K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Cucumber with 2.54K GitHub stars and 501 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Selenium has a broader approval, being mentioned in 777 company stacks & 443 developers stacks; compared to Cucumber, which is listed in 58 company stacks and 39 developer stacks.

What is Cucumber?

Cucumber is a tool that supports Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) - a software development process that aims to enhance software quality and reduce maintenance costs.

What is Selenium?

Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
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        What are some alternatives to Cucumber and Selenium?
        JUnit
        JUnit is a simple framework to write repeatable tests. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
        RSpec
        Behaviour Driven Development for Ruby. Making TDD Productive and Fun.
        PHPUnit
        PHPUnit is a programmer-oriented testing framework for PHP. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
        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.
        Mockito
        It is a mocking framework that tastes really good. It lets you write beautiful tests with a clean & simple API. It doesnโ€™t give you hangover because the tests are very readable and they produce clean verification errors.
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        Decisions about Cucumber and Selenium
        Benjamin Poon
        Benjamin Poon
        QA Manager - Engineering at HBC Digital ยท | 7 upvotes ยท 49.8K views
        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL
        React
        React
        ExpressJS
        ExpressJS
        Docker
        Docker
        GoCD
        GoCD
        GitHub
        GitHub
        Cucumber
        Cucumber
        JavaScript
        JavaScript
        Selenium
        Selenium
        Nightwatchjs
        Nightwatchjs

        For our digital QA organization to support a complex hybrid monolith/microservice architecture, our team took on the lofty goal of building out a commonized UI test automation framework. One of the primary requisites included a technical minimalist threshold such that an engineer or analyst with fundamental knowledge of JavaScript could automate their tests with greater ease. Just to list a few: - Nightwatchjs - Selenium - Cucumber - GitHub - Go.CD - Docker - ExpressJS - React - PostgreSQL

        With this structure, we're able to combine the automation efforts of each team member into a centralized repository while also providing new relevant metrics to business owners.

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        Kevin Roulleau
        Kevin Roulleau
        QA Engineer Freelance at happn ยท | 5 upvotes ยท 14.4K views
        athappnhappn
        Selenium
        Selenium
        Appium
        Appium
        WebdriverIO
        WebdriverIO

        I chose WebdriverIO and Appium to implement a E2E tests solution on a native mobile app. WebdriverIO goes well beyond just implementing the Selenium / Appium protocol and allows to run tests in parallel out of the box. Appium has the big advantage of supporting iOS and Android platforms, so the test codebase and tools are exactly the same, which greatly reduces the learning curve and implementation time.

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        Reviews of Cucumber and Selenium
        Review ofSeleniumSelenium

        we at www.cloudqa.io use selenium hub and node architecture to execute our test cases its a very powerful tool to automate web applications.

        How developers use Cucumber and Selenium
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        Kang Hyeon Ku uses SeleniumSelenium

        ๊ฐ€์žฅ ๊ฐ•๋ ฅํ•œ ์›น UI / UX ํ…Œ์ŠคํŠธ ํˆด ์ด์ง€๋งŒ, ๋ฌธ์ œ๋„ ๋งŽ๋‹ค. iframe ์•ˆ์— ์žˆ๋Š” ๊ฑด ์ž˜ select ๊ฐ€ ์•ˆ๋˜๊ธฐ๋„ ํ•˜๊ณ , ํ™”๋ฉด์ด ์ž‘์•„ ์ปดํฌ๋„ŒํŠธ๊ฐ€ ํ™”๋ฉด์— ๋ณด์ด์ง€ ์•Š์œผ๋ฉด ๋˜ select ํ•  ์ˆ˜ ์—†๋‹ค. ํ•˜์ง€๋งŒ ๋ธŒ๋ผ์šฐ์ €๋ฅผ ์žˆ๋Š” ๊ทธ๋Œ€๋กœ ์ œ์–ด ํ•  ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋‹ค๋Š” ๊ฒŒ ๊ฐ€์žฅ ํฐ ๋งค๋ ฅ์ด๋‹ค.

        ps. selenide ์™€ ๊ฐ™์ด ์“ฐ๋ฉด ์ฝ”๋“œ๊ฐ€ ๋งŽ์ด ๊ฐœ์„ ๋œ๋‹ค.

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        samdfonseca uses SeleniumSelenium

        Maintaining and expanding automated regression tests is one of my primary responsibilities at CrowdTwist. We use Selenium to test the front-end parts of our platform.

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        Ralic Lo uses SeleniumSelenium

        Used Selenium web-driver for automated QA testing in continuous integration and continuous deployment.

        Avatar of Owen Miller
        Owen Miller uses SeleniumSelenium
        • Navigating our site for tests
        • Navigating other sites that discriminate against non-human visitors
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        Ataccama uses SeleniumSelenium

        Selenium is a great way to automatically test if a build is sane and can be deployed.

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