Poltergeist vs Selenide: What are the differences?
Developers describe Poltergeist as "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. On the other hand, Selenide is detailed as "Concise UI tests in JAVA". It is a library for writing concise, readable, boilerplate-free tests in Java using Selenium WebDriver.
Poltergeist and Selenide can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
Poltergeist is an open source tool with 2.53K GitHub stars and 436 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Poltergeist's open source repository on GitHub.
LendingHome, Widenn, and Growstuff are some of the popular companies that use Poltergeist, whereas Selenide is used by SEMrush, Swedbank Corporate Lending Baltic team, and Leadex Systems. Poltergeist has a broader approval, being mentioned in 7 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Selenide, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.