v10.3.0(22 days ago)
Jasmine has a more verbose and expressive syntax compared to Mocha. It uses a more BDD-style (Behavior-Driven Development) approach with its `describe`, `it`, and expectation APIs. Mocha, on the other hand, provides a more flexible and minimalist syntax and allows the use of various assertion libraries.
Setup and Configuration
Both Jasmine and Mocha are relatively easy to set up and configure. However, Mocha provides more configuration options and allows greater customization. It also offers a wider range of reporters and integrations with other tools.
Mocha offers better extensibility options compared to Jasmine. It has a plugin system that allows developers to customize and extend its functionality. Jasmine, on the other hand, has fewer options for customization and extending the framework.
Mocha has built-in support for asynchronous testing and provides features like asynchronous code handling with `async/await` or callback interfaces. Jasmine also supports asynchronous testing but requires the use of its custom `done` callback.
Mocha provides a versatile and powerful test runner, allowing you to run tests in various environments such as the browser or Node.js. Jasmine, on the other hand, was primarily designed for browser-based testing, although it can also be used with Node.js.
Community and Ecosystem
Mocha has a larger and more active community compared to Jasmine, which means there are more resources, plugins, and integrations available for Mocha. Mocha also has better TypeScript support and a more modern ecosystem overall.