Karate DSL vs Poltergeist: What are the differences?
Karate DSL: Open Source Web-Services Test Automation Framework. Combines API test-automation, mocks and performance-testing into a single, unified framework. The BDD syntax popularized by Cucumber is language-neutral, and easy for even non-programmers. Besides powerful JSON & XML assertions, you can run tests in parallel for speed - which is critical for HTTP API testing; 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.
Karate DSL and Poltergeist can be primarily classified as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
Karate DSL and Poltergeist are both open source tools. It seems that Poltergeist with 2.53K GitHub stars and 437 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Karate DSL with 2.12K GitHub stars and 526 GitHub forks.