jest-puppeteer VS puppeteer

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

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jest-puppeteer puppeteer
2 241
3,378 80,093
0.5% 1.2%
6.6 9.9
2 months ago about 13 hours ago
JavaScript TypeScript
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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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 puppeteer. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-27.

What are some alternatives?

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

axios - Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js

Nightmare - A high-level browser automation library.

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

WKHTMLToPDF - Convert HTML to PDF using Webkit (QtWebKit)

cheerio - Fast, flexible, and lean implementation of core jQuery designed specifically for the server.

karma - Spectacular Test Runner for JavaScript

pyppeteer - Headless chrome/chromium automation library (unofficial port of puppeteer)

phantomjs - Scriptable Headless Browser

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

request - 🏊🏾 Simplified HTTP request client.

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

Electron - :electron: Build cross-platform desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS