Jest vs. Jasmine

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What is Jest?

Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.

What is Jasmine?

Jasmine is a Behavior Driven Development testing framework for JavaScript. It does not rely on browsers, DOM, or any JavaScript framework. Thus it's suited for websites, Node.js projects, or anywhere that JavaScript can run.

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Why do developers choose Jest?
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Why do developers choose Jasmine?
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What are the cons of using Jest?
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What companies use Jest?
279 companies on StackShare use Jest
What companies use Jasmine?
193 companies on StackShare use Jasmine


What tools integrate with Jest?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Jest
What tools integrate with Jasmine?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Jasmine

What are some alternatives to Jest and Jasmine?

  • Mocha - Simple, flexible, fun javascript test framework for node.js & the browser
  • Enzyme - JavaScript Testing utilities for React, by Airbnb
  • Protractor - End-to-end test framework for Angular and AngularJS applications
  • AVA - A refined, futuristic test runner

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