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Poltergeist vs Robolectric: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Robolectric? An open-source testing framework for Android. It is a framework that brings fast and reliable unit tests to Android. Tests run inside the JVM on your workstation in seconds. Test drive your Android application with robolectric.

Poltergeist and Robolectric can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.

Poltergeist and Robolectric are both open source tools. Robolectric with 4.63K GitHub stars and 1.19K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Poltergeist with 2.53K GitHub stars and 436 GitHub forks.

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.

What is Robolectric?

It is a framework that brings fast and reliable unit tests to Android. Tests run inside the JVM on your workstation in seconds. Test drive your Android application with robolectric
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