Puppeteer vs WebdriverIO: What are the differences?
What is Puppeteer? Headless Chrome Node API. Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome over the DevTools Protocol. It can also be configured to use full (non-headless) Chrome.
Puppeteer belongs to "Headless Browsers" category of the tech stack, while WebdriverIO can be primarily classified under "Browser Testing".
Puppeteer and WebdriverIO are both open source tools. Puppeteer with 51.2K GitHub stars and 4.72K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than WebdriverIO with 5.04K GitHub stars and 1.44K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Puppeteer has a broader approval, being mentioned in 25 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to WebdriverIO, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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