Fixie vs Gocheck comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between Fixie and Gocheck?

Fixie

http://fixie.github.io/

Gocheck

https://github.com/go-check/check
Programming language

.NET

Go

Category

Unit Testing

Unit Testing

General info

Fixie is a .NET test framework similar to NUnit and xUnit

Fixie allows test methods to be created and executed like other test frameworks, but takes a takes a conventions-based approach, which is a benefit as we do not need to use attributes to mark classes and methods as tests

Rich testing framework for Go

Gocheck is a richer testing framework for Golang libraries and applications that includes checkers and assertions among many other features, it also works as an extension to the testing package and 'go test'
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

Yes

fixie is an xUnit type testing framework

No

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

Yes

You can unit test front-end components of youra pplications with fixie

Yes

Yes, supports end-to-end testing so various front-end components can be tested
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

You can unit test back-end components of your applications with fixie

Yes

Yes end-to-end testing means that various back-end components and behaviour can be tested
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

Yes

Yes, fixie has fixture methods for setting up tests and at the end of tests to destroy them

Yes

Fixtures are available with Gocheck either per suite and/or per setup and teardown
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 available as a suite
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

Simplified BSD 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)

N/A

Yes

Through third party libraries like gomock
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

You can group tests into suites

Yes

When testing, developers can create suites of tests
Other
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