beanSpec vs Testify comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between beanSpec and Testify?

beanSpec

https://sourceforge.net/p/beanspec/wiki/Home/

Testify

https://github.com/Yelp/Testify
Programming language

Java

Python

Category

Unit Testing

Unit Testing

General info

beanSpec is a java based testing solution that uses Behaviour Driven Development

BeanSpec is a java based testing solution that is used for specifiying, checking and summarizing the behaviour of a component in a declarative, narrative style

A Python unit testing framework modelled after unittest

Testify is modelled after unittest but has more features while still supporting unittest classes. It has more pythonic naming conventions, an better test runner output visually, a decorator-based approach to fixture methods among many other features
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

N/A

No

Client-side
Allows testing code execution on the client, such as a web browser

Yes

BeanSpec can be used to test front-end components

Yes

Front-end functionality and behaviour can be tested by Testify.
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

BeanSpec is used to test server-side components and functionality

Yes

Testify can test various server and database behaviours and functionality
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

N/A

Yes

Fixture methods are supported and it follows a decorator based approach, that is they are written similar to decorators
Group fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data for a group of tests (group-fixtures). This ensures specific environment for a given group of tests.

N/A

Yes

Group fixtures are supported
Generators
Supports data generators for tests. Data generators generate input data for test. The test is then run for each input data produced in this way.

N/A

Yes

One can create generator methods to yield runnable test methods which will pick out the test methods from your TestCases, and then exclude any in any of your exclude_suites method.If there are any require_suites, it will then further limit itself to test methods in those suites.
Licence
Licence type governing the use and redistribution of the software

Apache License 2.0

Apache License 2.0

Mocks
Mocks are objects that simulate the behavior of real objects. Using mocks allows testing some part of the code in isolation (with other parts mocked when needed)

N/A

Yes

It includes the turtle mock object library
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

N/A

Yes

Testify includes support for detecting and running test suites, grouped by modules, classes, or individual test methods.
Other
Other useful information about the testing framework