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TestCafe

A Node.js tool to automate end-to-end web testing
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What is TestCafe?

It is a pure node.js end-to-end solution for testing web apps. It takes care of all the stages: starting browsers, running tests, gathering test results and generating reports.
TestCafe is a tool in the Testing Frameworks category of a tech stack.
TestCafe is an open source tool with 8.8K GitHub stars and 586 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to TestCafe's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses TestCafe?

Companies
15 companies reportedly use TestCafe in their tech stacks, including Immowelt Hamburg GmbH, all, and DAZN.com.

Developers
72 developers on StackShare have stated that they use TestCafe.

TestCafe Integrations

JavaScript, TypeScript, Jenkins, Travis CI, and TeamCity are some of the popular tools that integrate with TestCafe. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with TestCafe.
Pros of TestCafe
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Cross-browser testing
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Built in waits
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Open source
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Easy setup/installation
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UI End to End testing
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Both client and server side debug
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Supports Devices without extra software/package

TestCafe's Features

  • Create stable tests (and no manual timeouts)
  • Write in latest JS or TypeScript
  • Detect JS errors in your code
  • Launch concurrent tests
  • Build readable tests with PageObject
  • Include tests in continuous integration system
  • Rapid test development

TestCafe Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to TestCafe?
Selenium
Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
Cypress
Cypress is a front end automated testing application created for the modern web. Cypress is built on a new architecture and runs in the same run-loop as the application being tested. As a result Cypress provides better, faster, and more reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser. Cypress works on any front-end framework or website.
Jest
Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.
CodeceptJS
It is a modern end to end testing framework with a special BDD-style syntax. The test is written as a linear scenario of user's action on a site. Each test is described inside a Scenario function with I object passed into it.
Cucumber
Cucumber is a tool that supports Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) - a software development process that aims to enhance software quality and reduce maintenance costs.
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