Nightwatchjs vs WebdriverIO: What are the differences?
What is Nightwatchjs? Automated testing and continous integration framework based on node.js and selenium webdriver. Nightwatch.js is an easy to use Node.js based End-to-End (E2E) testing solution for browser based apps and websites. It uses the powerful Selenium WebDriver API to perform commands and assertions on DOM elements.
Nightwatchjs and WebdriverIO can be categorized as "Browser Testing" tools.
Some of the features offered by Nightwatchjs are:
On the other hand, WebdriverIO provides the following key features:
- Support for the WebDriver specification as well as to Appium
- Easy Test Setup
Nightwatchjs and WebdriverIO are both open source tools. Nightwatchjs with 9.43K GitHub stars and 927 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than WebdriverIO with 5.04K GitHub stars and 1.44K GitHub forks.
WebbyLab, UniSharp, and GoEuro are some of the popular companies that use Nightwatchjs, whereas WebdriverIO is used by SuperAgendador.com, Soluto, and Shelf. Nightwatchjs has a broader approval, being mentioned in 16 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to WebdriverIO, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.