Pdfkit VS puppeteer

Compare Pdfkit vs puppeteer and see what are their differences.


A Ruby gem to transform HTML + CSS into PDFs using the command-line utility wkhtmltopdf (by pdfkit)
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Pdfkit puppeteer
3 292
2,858 81,704
0.1% 0.5%
3.6 9.8
27 days ago 6 days ago
Ruby TypeScript
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Pdfkit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-30.


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 2023-01-25.

What are some alternatives?

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

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

Wicked Pdf - PDF generator (from HTML) plugin for Ruby on Rails

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)

karma - Spectacular Test Runner for JavaScript

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

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.