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Poltergeist vs Kahlan: What are the differences?

What is Poltergeist? A PhantomJS driver for Capybara. Poltergeist is a driver for Capybara. It allows you to run your Capybara tests on a headless WebKit browser, provided by PhantomJS.

What is Kahlan? A full-featured Unit & BDD test framework. It is a full-featured Unit & BDD test framework a la RSpec/JSpec which uses a describe-it syntax and moves testing in PHP one step forward.

Poltergeist and Kahlan can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.

Poltergeist and Kahlan are both open source tools. Poltergeist with 2.54K GitHub stars and 439 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kahlan with 1K GitHub stars and 54 GitHub forks.

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What is Kahlan?

It is a full-featured Unit & BDD test framework a la RSpec/JSpec which uses a describe-it syntax and moves testing in PHP one step forward.

What is Poltergeist?

Poltergeist is a driver for Capybara. It allows you to run your Capybara tests on a headless WebKit browser, provided by PhantomJS.
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              JUnit
              JUnit is a simple framework to write repeatable tests. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
              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.
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              Behaviour Driven Development for Ruby. Making TDD Productive and Fun.
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              PHPUnit is a programmer-oriented testing framework for PHP. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
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              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.
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