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Karate DSL

Open Source Web-Services Test Automation Framework
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What is Karate DSL?

Combines API test-automation, mocks and performance-testing into a single, unified framework. The BDD syntax popularized by Cucumber is language-neutral, and easy for even non-programmers. Besides powerful JSON & XML assertions, you can run tests in parallel for speed - which is critical for HTTP API testing.
Karate DSL is a tool in the Testing Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Karate DSL is an open source tool with 4K GitHub stars and 1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Karate DSL's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Karate DSL?

Companies
6 companies reportedly use Karate DSL in their tech stacks, including Intuit, KocSistem, and Deutsche Kreditbank AG.

Developers
62 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Karate DSL.

Karate DSL Integrations

JavaScript, Java, Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ IDEA, and Eclipse are some of the popular tools that integrate with Karate DSL. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Karate DSL.
Public Decisions about Karate DSL

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Karate DSL in their tech stack.

Subrat Das
Lead Enginner at HCL Technologies LTD · | 2 upvotes · 5.6K views

I want to develop a custom API testing tool for which I have chosen Karate DSL. As I will be dealing with APIs, I need to handle lots of data in JSON or XML format. I need advice on which DB is best suited for my application. MongoDB or MySQL?

Please Suggest. Thank you in advance.

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Karate DSL's Features

  • Native support for both JSON and XML
  • Powerful payload assertions with "deep-equals"
  • Data-driven testing
  • Easy even for non-programmers
  • Embedded JavaScript engine
  • Test-doubles or HTTP mocking built-in
  • Re-use test scripts as performance-tests
  • Environment switching
  • Comprehensive reports, supported by all CI tools

Karate DSL Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Karate DSL?
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.
Postman
It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
JUnit
JUnit is a simple framework to write repeatable tests. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
Insomnia REST Client
Insomnia is a powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
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Karate DSL's Followers
116 developers follow Karate DSL to keep up with related blogs and decisions.