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

Enhance PHP

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

SOAtest

https://www.parasoft.com/products/soatest
Programming language

PHP

JavaScript

Category

Unit Testing

Functional Testing, Intergration 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

It's a web based service platform. Script-less REST and SOAP API testing, UI testing, load/performance, and security testing that’s easy to use.

Parasoft SOAtest brings artificial intelligence and machine learning to functional testing, to help users test applications with multiple interfaces (UI, REST & SOAP APIs, web services, microservices, and more), simplifying automated end-to-end testing (databases, MQ, JMS, EDI, or even things like Kafka). Unlike any other API testing tool, Parasoft SOAtest mitigates the cost of re-work by proactively adjusting your library of tests as services change.
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

No

No

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

SOAtest is a UI and API testing framework that tests front-end functionality by capturing user interactions directly in the browser without requiring any scripting
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

N/A

No

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

No

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

No

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

No

Licence
Licence type governing the use and redistribution of the software

Apache License 2.0

N/A

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

No

Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

You can group tests into suites with Enhance PHP

No

Other
Other useful information about the testing framework