Cypress vs Karate

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Cypress and Karate are popular testing frameworks used for distinct purposes. Cypress is primarily intended for end-to-end web application testing, whereas Karate is designed for API testing.

Cypress is a JavaScript-based end-to-end testing framework designed primarily for web application testing. It includes a comprehensive set of tools for simulating user interactions, creating assumptions, and running tests directly in the browser.Karate is a testing framework created primarily for API testing. It supports testing REST, SOAP, GraphQL, and other APIs and allows you to construct expressive, legible tests using a simple Gherkin vocabulary.
Cypress includes many capabilities, such as real-time reloading, automatic waiting for page items, time-travel debugging, and an easy-to-use dashboard for test execution and reporting. It supports current JavaScript frameworks such as React, Vue.js, and Angular.Karate supports HTTP queries, JSON/XML payloads, data-driven testing, test parallelization, and the generation of thorough test reports. It also includes powerful assertion features, such as automatic schema checking and quick data extraction from API answers.
Cypress is primarily written in JavaScript and supports test writing in JavaScript and TypeScript. Karate writes tests based on Gherkin syntax in its DSL (Domain-Specific Language). It supports Java and has experimental support for JavaScript and Cucumber-JVM.
Cypress has an interactive user interface that runs alongside the tested application, allowing you to view the tests as they run and investigate the application in real-time.Karate, unlike Cypress, does not have a specialized user interface. It executes tests from the command line or interfaces with CI technologies for test execution and reporting.