Espec vs Wallaby comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between Espec and Wallaby?

Espec

https://github.com/antonmi/espec

Wallaby

https://github.com/elixir-wallaby/wallaby
Programming language

Elixir

Elixir

Category

Unit Testing

Intergration Testing, Browser Automation

General info

BDD driven testing framework for Elixir

It is a testing framework written from scratch which is inspired by RSpec and the main idea is to close to its perfect DSL (Domain Specific Language)

Library for end-to-end intergration testing for Elixir apps

Wallaby supports concurrent feature testing (i.e multiple tests can run concurrently) as well as browser management
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

Front-end components can be tested; there is also espec_phoenix for the Phoenix web framework

Yes

It works well for automated E2E testing; Wallaby also has an experimental Chrome Driver that works well
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

databases and server behaviour can be tested using Espec

N/A
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

N/A

N/A

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

N/A

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

MIT License

MIT License

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

It has a Built-in mocking functionality on top of Erlang 'meck' library

Yes

Available through third party libraries like Mock and Mockery
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

By use of context blocksand tags functions

N/A

Other
Other useful information about the testing framework