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

Gocheck

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

Enhance PHP

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

Go

PHP

Category

Unit Testing

Unit Testing

General info

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'

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
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

Yes, supports end-to-end testing so various front-end components can be tested

Yes

It tests front-end functionality and can run in the browser
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

Yes end-to-end testing means that various back-end components and behaviour can be tested

N/A

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

Yes

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

Yes

One is able to write fixtures in Enhance PHP
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

Group fixtures are available as a suite

Yes

One is able to write group fixtures in Enhance PHP
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

Simplified BSD License

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

Through third party libraries like gomock

Yes

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

Yes

When testing, developers can create suites of tests

Yes

You can group tests into suites with Enhance PHP
Other
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