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

Gocheck

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

TestCafe

https://devexpress.github.io/testcafe/
Programming language

Go

JavaScript

Category

Unit Testing

End-to-End Testing, Regression 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'

TestCafe is a Node.js tool to automate end-to-end web testing.

TestCafe runs on Windows, MacOs, and Linux and supports mobile, remote and cloud browsers (UI or headless). It is also free and open source
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

TestCafe is primarily a front-end testing tool
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

No

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

You can create fixtures with TestCafe
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

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

Simplified BSD 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

Through third party libraries like gomock

Yes

We can mock requests with the 'RequestMock' hook
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

When testing, developers can create suites of tests

N/A

Other
Other useful information about the testing framework