Published: Oct 28, 2020
Oct 2020

Web UI testing continues to be an active space. Some of the folks who built Puppeteer have since moved on to Microsoft and are now applying their learnings to Playwright, which allows you to write tests for Chromium and Firefox as well as WebKit, all through the same API. Playwright has gained some attention for its support of all the major browser engines, which it currently achieves by including patched versions of Firefox and Webkit. It remains to be seen how quickly other tools can catch up, with more and more support for the Chrome DevTools Protocol as a common API for automating browsers.