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behave vs Cucumber: What are the differences?
Developers describe behave as "A Python library to implement BDD tests". It is behaviour-driven development, Python style. It uses tests written in a natural language style, backed up by Python code. On the other hand, Cucumber is detailed as "Simple, human collaboration". Cucumber is a tool that supports Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) - a software development process that aims to enhance software quality and reduce maintenance costs.
behave and Cucumber can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
Cucumber is an open source tool with 2.58K GitHub stars and 502 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cucumber's open source repository on GitHub.
OpenGov, Viadeo, and Ubiqua are some of the popular companies that use Cucumber, whereas behave is used by Ebury, Foo, and Hudl. Cucumber has a broader approval, being mentioned in 85 company stacks & 189 developers stacks; compared to behave, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
Pros of behave
Pros of Cucumber
- Simple Syntax20
- Simple usage8
- Huge community5
- Nice report3