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Puppeteer vs SlimerJS: What are the differences?

Puppeteer: Headless Chrome Node API. Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome over the DevTools Protocol. It can also be configured to use full (non-headless) Chrome; SlimerJS: A scriptable browser for Web developers. It allows you to manipulate a web page with an external Javascript script: opening a webpage, clicking on links, modifying the content... It is useful to do functional tests, page automation, network monitoring, screen capture etc.

Puppeteer and SlimerJS can be categorized as "Headless Browsers" tools.

Puppeteer and SlimerJS are both open source tools. Puppeteer with 53.2K GitHub stars and 4.97K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than SlimerJS with 2.87K GitHub stars and 288 GitHub forks.

What is Puppeteer?

Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome over the DevTools Protocol. It can also be configured to use full (non-headless) Chrome.

What is SlimerJS?

It allows you to manipulate a web page with an external Javascript script: opening a webpage, clicking on links, modifying the content... It is useful to do functional tests, page automation, network monitoring, screen capture etc.
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