Cypress vs TestCafe: What are the differences?
What is Cypress? Better, faster, and more reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser. Cypress is a front end automated testing application created for the modern web. Cypress is built on a new architecture and runs in the same run-loop as the application being tested. As a result Cypress provides better, faster, and more reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser. Cypress works on any front-end framework or website.
What is TestCafe? A Node.js tool to automate end-to-end web testing. It is a pure node.js end-to-end solution for testing web apps. It takes care of all the stages: starting browsers, running tests, gathering test results and generating reports.
Some of the features offered by Cypress are:
- Time Travel
- Automatic Waiting
On the other hand, TestCafe provides the following key features:
- Functional Testing
- end-to-end testing
Cypress and TestCafe are both open source tools. Cypress with 13.8K GitHub stars and 718 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than TestCafe with 7.24K GitHub stars and 438 GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Cypress has a broader approval, being mentioned in 88 company stacks & 112 developers stacks; compared to TestCafe, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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