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PHPUnit vs Poltergeist: What are the differences?

PHPUnit: Testing framework for PHP. PHPUnit is a programmer-oriented testing framework for PHP It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.; 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.

PHPUnit and Poltergeist belong to "Testing Frameworks" category of the tech stack.

PHPUnit and Poltergeist are both open source tools. PHPUnit with 14.3K GitHub stars and 1.75K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Poltergeist with 2.53K GitHub stars and 437 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, PHPUnit has a broader approval, being mentioned in 43 company stacks & 30 developers stacks; compared to Poltergeist, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

What is PHPUnit?

PHPUnit is a programmer-oriented testing framework for PHP. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.

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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        What are some alternatives to PHPUnit and Poltergeist?
        Codeception
        Full-stack testing framework for PHP. Run browsers tests, framework tests, APIs tests, unit tests with ease.
        Behat
        It is an open source Behavior-Driven Development framework for PHP. It is a tool to support you in delivering software that matters through continuous communication, deliberate discovery and test-automation.
        JUnit
        JUnit is a simple framework to write repeatable tests. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
        Cucumber
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        Behaviour Driven Development for Ruby. Making TDD Productive and Fun.
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