Enhance PHP vs Test::Unit comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between Enhance PHP and Test::Unit?

Enhance PHP

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

Test::Unit

https://test-unit.github.io/
Programming language

PHP

Ruby

Category

Unit Testing

Unit 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

Test::Unit is a unit testing framework for Ruby

Test::Unit is an implementation of the xUnit testing framework for ruby which is used for Unit Testing. However Test::Unit has been left in the standard library to support legacy test suites therefore if you are writing new test code use Minitest instead of Test::Unit
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

No

Yes

test-unit is a xUnit family unit testing framework for Ruby
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

It could have tested some front-end components but its now legacy hence wouldn't work with the many new front-end components
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

N/A

Yes

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

Fixture methods are available through its ClassMethods Module
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

Group fixture methods 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

No

Licence
Licence type governing the use and redistribution of the software

Apache License 2.0

LGPLv2.1, Ruby Licence

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