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Cucumber vs pytest: What are the differences?
Cucumber: 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; pytest: A full-featured Python testing tool to help you write better programs. A framework makes it easy to write small tests, yet scales to support complex functional testing for applications and libraries. It is a mature full-featured Python testing tool.
Cucumber and pytest can be primarily classified as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
Cucumber and pytest are both open source tools. It seems that pytest with 4.42K GitHub stars and 1.06K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Cucumber with 2.54K GitHub stars and 501 GitHub forks.
OpenGov, Viadeo, and Ubiqua are some of the popular companies that use Cucumber, whereas pytest is used by Tempo Automation, SteelHouse, and relayr. Cucumber has a broader approval, being mentioned in 58 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to pytest, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.
Pros of Cucumber
- Simple Syntax20
- Simple usage8
- Huge community5
- Nice report3