Lens vs Artos comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between Lens and Artos?

Lens

https://github.com/spencer-mortensen/lens

Artos

https://www.theartos.com/
Programming language

PHP

Java

Category

Unit Testing

Functional Testing, End-to-End Testing, Unit Testing

General info

Lens is a unit-testing framework for PHP

Lens is a unit-testing framework for PHP that needs no assertions

Artos is an opensource BDD testing framework for writing Unit, Intergration and Functional tests

Artos includes pre-configured logging framework and extent reports, utilities to write flow for manual/semi-automated testing and supports BDD testing using cucumber scripts.
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

N/A

Yes

It is a xUnit style framework
Client-side
Allows testing code execution on the client, such as a web browser

Yes

It can test front end components

Yes

With Artos you can perform unit tests on front-end components
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

It can test back-end behaviour

Yes

You can unit test server side behaviours and functionalities by testing specific back-end classes and functions
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

N/A

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)

N/A

You can use a third party library like mockito
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

N/A

Yes

Artos allows creation of test suites and they are run by use of a test script
Other
Other useful information about the testing framework