PhantomJS vs Selenium: What are the differences?
PhantomJS can be classified as a tool in the "Headless Browsers" category, while Selenium is grouped under "Browser Testing".
"Scriptable web browser" is the top reason why over 12 developers like PhantomJS, while over 149 developers mention "Automates browsers" as the leading cause for choosing Selenium.
PhantomJS and Selenium are both open source tools. It seems that PhantomJS with 26.9K GitHub stars and 5.7K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Selenium with 14.7K GitHub stars and 4.92K GitHub forks.
MIT, PedidosYa, and HubSpot are some of the popular companies that use Selenium, whereas PhantomJS is used by Key Location, Ghost Inspector, and Tailor Brands. Selenium has a broader approval, being mentioned in 770 company stacks & 425 developers stacks; compared to PhantomJS, which is listed in 78 company stacks and 47 developer stacks.
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