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Capybara helps you test web applications by simulating how a real user would interact with your app. It is agnostic about the driver running your tests and comes with Rack::Test and Selenium support built in.

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  • Capybara has 9612 stars, 1413 forks.
  • It has 0 major releases in the past 6 months.
  • It has 4 commits and there are 20 open pull requests.
  • It has 21 open issues and 1496 have been closed.

Code statistics

  • Capybara has 41 packages.
  • Capybara has 667 methods.

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