CrossBrowserTesting  vs Karma

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Karma vs CrossBrowserTesting : What are the differences?

Karma: Spectacular Test Runner for JavaScript. Karma is not a testing framework, nor an assertion library. Karma just launches a HTTP server, and generates the test runner HTML file you probably already know from your favourite testing framework. So for testing purposes you can use pretty much anything you like; CrossBrowserTesting : A cross browser testing tools for devices and real browsers. Browser testing is a method of quality assurance for web applications across multiple browsers. It's implemented to ensure a website's functionality and design and includes testing a range of devices and operating systems being used in the market and customer base.

Karma and CrossBrowserTesting can be primarily classified as "Browser Testing" tools.

Some of the features offered by Karma are:

  • Test on Real Devices
  • Remote Control
  • Testing Framework Agnostic

On the other hand, CrossBrowserTesting provides the following key features:

  • Live Testing
  • Automated Screenshots
  • Visual Comparisons

Karma is an open source tool with 10.8K GitHub stars and 1.62K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Karma's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of CrossBrowserTesting
Pros of Karma
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      Test Runner
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      Open source
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      Continuous Integration
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      Great for running tests
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      Test on Real Devices
    • 11
      Backed by google
    • 5
      Easy Debugging
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      Remote Control

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    Cons of CrossBrowserTesting
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        Slow, because tests are run in a real browser
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        Requires the use of hacks to find tests dynamically

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      What is CrossBrowserTesting ?

      It's implemented to ensure a website's functionality and design and includes testing a range of devices and operating systems being used in the market and customer base.

      What is Karma?

      Karma is not a testing framework, nor an assertion library. Karma just launches a HTTP server, and generates the test runner HTML file you probably already know from your favourite testing framework. So for testing purposes you can use pretty much anything you like.

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      What are some alternatives to CrossBrowserTesting and Karma?
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