Cypress vs Nightwatchjs: What are the differences?
What is Cypress? Better, faster, and more reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser. Cypress is a front end automated testing application created for the modern web. Cypress is built on a new architecture and runs in the same run-loop as the application being tested. As a result Cypress provides better, faster, and more reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser. Cypress works on any front-end framework or website.
What is Nightwatchjs? Automated testing and continous integration framework based on node.js and selenium webdriver. Nightwatch.js is an easy to use Node.js based End-to-End (E2E) testing solution for browser based apps and websites. It uses the powerful Selenium WebDriver API to perform commands and assertions on DOM elements.
Some of the features offered by Cypress are:
- Time Travel
- Automatic Waiting
On the other hand, Nightwatchjs provides the following key features:
Nightwatchjs is an open source tool with 9.43K GitHub stars and 927 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nightwatchjs's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Cypress has a broader approval, being mentioned in 60 company stacks & 45 developers stacks; compared to Nightwatchjs, which is listed in 16 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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