Selenide vs Kahlan: What are the differences?
What is Selenide? Concise UI tests in JAVA. It is a library for writing concise, readable, boilerplate-free tests in Java using Selenium WebDriver.
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.
Selenide and Kahlan are primarily classified as "Browser Testing" and "Testing Frameworks" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Selenide are:
- Concise fluent API for tests
- Ajax support for stable tests
- Powerful selectors
On the other hand, Kahlan provides the following key features:
- RSpec/JSpec syntax
- Code Coverage metrics (xdebug or phpdbg required)
- Handy stubbing system (mockery or prophecy are no longer needed)
Kahlan is an open source tool with 1K GitHub stars and 54 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kahlan's open source repository on GitHub.