Poltergeist vs SpecFlow: 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, SpecFlow is detailed as "A testing framework which supports Behaviour Driven Development". It is used to define, manage and automatically execute human-readable acceptance tests in .NET projects. Writing easily understandable tests is a cornerstone of the BDD paradigm and also helps build up a living documentation of your system.
Poltergeist and SpecFlow 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.
Tatts Group, Profilum, and Zoopla are some of the popular companies that use SpecFlow, whereas Poltergeist is used by LendingHome, Widenn, and Growstuff. SpecFlow has a broader approval, being mentioned in 12 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Poltergeist, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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