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Capybara vs Mockito: What are the differences?

What is Capybara? Acceptance test framework for web applications. Capybara helps you test web applications by simulating how a real user would interact with your app. It is agnostic about the driver running your tests and comes with Rack::Test and Selenium support built in. WebKit is supported through an external gem.

What is Mockito? Tasty mocking framework for unit tests in Java. It is a mocking framework that tastes really good. It lets you write beautiful tests with a clean & simple API. It doesn’t give you hangover because the tests are very readable and they produce clean verification errors.

Capybara and Mockito can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.

Capybara and Mockito are both open source tools. It seems that Mockito with 9.02K GitHub stars and 1.62K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Capybara with 8.85K GitHub stars and 1.29K GitHub forks.

Indiegogo, Netguru, and GrowthHackers are some of the popular companies that use Capybara, whereas Mockito is used by Frichti, Mercedes-Benz.io GmbH, and Debut. Capybara has a broader approval, being mentioned in 38 company stacks & 22 developers stacks; compared to Mockito, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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    Best acceptance test framework for Ruby on Rails apps
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    Synchronous with Rack::Test
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      Hard to make reproducible tests when using with browser
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      What is Capybara?

      Capybara helps you test web applications by simulating how a real user would interact with your app. It is agnostic about the driver running your tests and comes with Rack::Test and Selenium support built in. WebKit is supported through an external gem.

      What is Mockito?

      It is a mocking framework that tastes really good. It lets you write beautiful tests with a clean & simple API. It doesn’t give you hangover because the tests are very readable and they produce clean verification errors.

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