Enhance PHP vs Arquillian comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between Enhance PHP and Arquillian?

Enhance PHP

http://www.enhance-php.com/

Arquillian

http://arquillian.org/
Programming language

PHP

Java

Category

Unit Testing

Intergration Testing, Functional Testing

General info

Enhance PHP is a lightweight Open Source PHP unit testing framework

It has support for mocks and stubs and runs in the browser, or via the command line

Arquillian is an Open source framework for writing Integration and functional tests

Arquilian comes bundled with many extra tools such as Arquillian graphene, Drone and Selenium to write tests to the visual layer as well
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

No

Yes

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

Yes

It tests front-end functionality and can run in the browser

Yes

You can perform unit tests on front-end components and functionality
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

N/A

Yes

You can unit tests on back-end behaviours and functionalities by testing specific back-end classes and functions
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

Yes

One is able to write fixtures in Enhance PHP

Yes

By use of extensions, for example you can use the Persistence extension to set database fixtures
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.

Yes

One is able to write group fixtures in Enhance PHP

Yes

You can define group fixtures
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

N/A

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)

Yes

Enhance PHP has built-in support for mocks and stubs. You can set up expectations and supply predictable return values

Yes

Arquillian supports mock object functionality you can use third party libraries
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

You can group tests into suites with Enhance PHP

Yes

Arquilian supports grouping of tests
Other
Other useful information about the testing framework