Jest Alternatives

    Jest is described as 'Front-end unit testing framework' and is an app in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to Jest for Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Cypress.io, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Jest are Mocha (Free, Open Source), Jasmine (Free, Open Source), Karma (Free, Open Source) and AVA (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 25, 2020

    1. Cypress is a front end automated testing tool created for the modern web. Cypress is built on a new architecture and runs in the same run-loop as the application being tested.
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      Mocha is a feature-rich JavaScript test framework running on node.js and the browser, making asynchronous testing simple and fun. Mocha tests run serially, allowing for flexible and accurate reporting, while mapping uncaught exceptions to the correct test cases.
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      Jasmine is an open source testing framework for JavaScript. It aims to run on any JavaScript-enabled platform, to not intrude on the application nor the IDE, and to have easy-to-read syntax.
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      A simple tool that allows you to execute JavaScript code in multiple real browsers. Karma is not a testing framework, neither an assertion library.
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      Testing can be a drag. AVA helps you get it done. AVA is a test runner for Node.js with a concise API, detailed error output, embrace of new language features and process isolation that let you write tests more effectively. So you can ship more awesome code. 🚀


    2. The React Testing Library is a very lightweight solution for testing React components. It provides light utility functions on top of react-dom and react-dom/test-utils, in a way that encourages better testing practices.
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      A JavaScript testing framework for the real world.
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      Enzyme is a JavaScript Testing utility for React that makes it easier to test your React Components' output. You can also manipulate, traverse, and in some ways simulate runtime given the output.
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