Mocha vs. Jest

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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.

What is Jest?

Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.

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Why do developers choose Mocha?
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What are the cons of using Mocha?
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What companies use Mocha?
498 companies on StackShare use Mocha
What companies use Jest?
278 companies on StackShare use Jest


What tools integrate with Mocha?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Mocha
What tools integrate with Jest?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Jest

What are some alternatives to Mocha and Jest?

  • Jasmine - DOM-less simple JavaScript testing framework
  • 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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