Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Karma

1K
573
+ 1
181
LambdaTest

517
155
+ 1
189
Add tool

Karma vs LambdaTest: What are the differences?

What is Karma? Spectacular Test Runner for JavaScript. Karma is not a testing framework, nor an assertion library. Karma just launches a HTTP server, and generates the test runner HTML file you probably already know from your favourite testing framework. So for testing purposes you can use pretty much anything you like.

What is LambdaTest? Perform Cross Browser Testing on 2000+ Real Browsers and Operating System Online. LambdaTest is a cloud-based testing platform and it provides access to a powerful network cloud of 2000+ real browsers and operating system that helps testers in cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility testing.

Karma and LambdaTest belong to "Browser Testing" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Karma are:

  • Test on Real Devices
  • Remote Control
  • Testing Framework Agnostic

On the other hand, LambdaTest provides the following key features:

  • Selenium Web Automation
  • Real-time testing of web app on cloud based desktop and mobile browsers
  • Test your locally hosted web app using SSH Tunnel feature

"Test Runner" is the primary reason why developers consider Karma over the competitors, whereas "Integration with Gitlab" was stated as the key factor in picking LambdaTest.

Karma is an open source tool with 10.7K GitHub stars and 1.61K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Karma's open source repository on GitHub.

Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of Karma
Pros of LambdaTest
  • 61
    Test Runner
  • 35
    Open source
  • 27
    Continuous Integration
  • 22
    Great for running tests
  • 18
    Test on Real Devices
  • 11
    Backed by google
  • 5
    Easy Debugging
  • 2
    Remote Control
  • 14
    Pocket friendly pricing
  • 11
    Good Performance
  • 11
    Integration with Gitlab
  • 11
    Integration with Bitbucket
  • 10
    Integration with GitHub
  • 10
    Integration with Jira
  • 10
    Great support
  • 10
    Integration with Trello
  • 10
    Cross browser testing
  • 10
    Integration with Slack
  • 10
    Integration with Asana
  • 9
    Clean UI and Easy to use
  • 8
    Pre-installed developer tools
  • 8
    Integration with Hive
  • 8
    IE and Edge support
  • 6
    Local app testing
  • 5
    Integration with VSTS
  • 5
    Integration with Teamwork
  • 5
    Multiple Browsers
  • 4
    Real time testing feature is flawless
  • 3
    Selenium automation
  • 3
    Faster Speed
  • 3
    Up-to-date Browser collection
  • 2
    Robust Selenium Grid
  • 2
    24/7 Customer Chat Support
  • 1
    Real devices

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Cons of Karma
Cons of LambdaTest
  • 1
    Slow, because tests are run in a real browser
  • 1
    Requires the use of hacks to find tests dynamically
    Be the first to leave a con

    Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

    - No public GitHub repository available -

    What is Karma?

    Karma is not a testing framework, nor an assertion library. Karma just launches a HTTP server, and generates the test runner HTML file you probably already know from your favourite testing framework. So for testing purposes you can use pretty much anything you like.

    What is LambdaTest?

    LambdaTest is a highly scalable testing platform on cloud. Mainly it provides Selenium Automation Grid with 2000+ browser-OS combinations, Cypress CLI test coverage to 40+ browser versions, and Mobile app testing infrastructure.

    Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

    Jobs that mention Karma and LambdaTest as a desired skillset
    CBRE
    Narva, Ida-Virumaa, Estonia
    What companies use Karma?
    What companies use LambdaTest?
    See which teams inside your own company are using Karma or LambdaTest.
    Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

    Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

    What tools integrate with Karma?
    What tools integrate with LambdaTest?

    Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

    What are some alternatives to Karma and LambdaTest?
    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.
    Jest
    Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.
    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.
    Protractor
    Protractor is an end-to-end test framework for Angular and AngularJS applications. Protractor runs tests against your application running in a real browser, interacting with it as a user would.
    Selenium
    Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
    See all alternatives