Poltergeist vs react-testing-library: What are the differences?
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; react-testing-library: A lightweight solution for testing React components. It is a simple and complete React DOM testing utility that encourage good testing practices. It provides light utility functions on top of react-dom and react-dom/test-utils, in a way that encourages better testing practices.
Poltergeist and react-testing-library can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
Poltergeist and react-testing-library are both open source tools. It seems that react-testing-library with 8.25K GitHub stars and 464 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Poltergeist with 2.53K GitHub stars and 436 GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Poltergeist has a broader approval, being mentioned in 7 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to react-testing-library, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.