jest-puppeteer VS headless-recorder

Compare jest-puppeteer vs headless-recorder and see what are their differences.


Run your tests using Jest & Puppeteer 🎪✨ (by smooth-code)


Chrome extension that records your browser interactions and generates a Playwright or Puppeteer script. (by checkly)
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jest-puppeteer headless-recorder
2 10
3,378 14,464
0.5% 0.7%
6.6 5.6
2 months ago 2 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of jest-puppeteer. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-04.
  • Evaluation of Microsoft Playwright
    7 projects | | 4 Mar 2021
    jest-playwright is added to the jest configuration as a preset which makes all the features available to be used at your disposal. It was inspired by jest-puppeteer.
  • Run end-to-end testing with Jest and Puppeteer
    3 projects | | 3 Mar 2021
    jestPuppeteer.debug() as in the documentation (on GitHub) suspends test execution and allows you to see what's going on in the browser. It uses the jestPuppeteer.debug() method which enables you to pause the tests to inspect the browser.


Posts with mentions or reviews of headless-recorder. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-25.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing jest-puppeteer and headless-recorder you can also consider the following projects:

SingleFile - Web Extension for Firefox/Chrome/MS Edge and CLI tool to save a faithful copy of an entire web page in a single HTML file

Cypress - Fast, easy and reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser.

puppeteer-extra - 💯 Teach puppeteer new tricks through plugins.

ViewFinderJS - :camera: ViewFinder - Remote isolated browser API for security, automation visibility and interactivity. RBI. CBII. Remote browser isolation, embeddable BrowserView, secure chrome-as-a-service. Managed, variable bandwidth and co-browsing options available in Pro versions. Like S2, WebGap, Bromium, Authentic8, Menlo Security and Broadcom, but free and open-source. Integrated secure document viewing with CDR from [Moved to:]

wocabee-bot - This extension will automatically solve (almost) any task WocaBee throws at you at lightning speeds

jest-playwright - Running tests using Jest & Playwright

Playwright - Playwright is a framework for Web Testing and Automation. It allows testing Chromium, Firefox and WebKit with a single API.

page-ruler-redux - An awesome page ruler extension for google chrome

roam-research-private-api - Private API to enable API access for Roam Research. Now you can connect Roam to your other projects.

topshot-toolkit - Chrome Extension to add enhancements to NBA Top Shot.

serverless-puppeteer-layers - Serverless Framework + AWS Lambda Layers + Puppeteer = ❤️

open-spotify-desktop - Chrome extension. Redirect valid URL to Spotify Desktop App