LightBDD vs Test’em comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between LightBDD and Test’em?

LightBDD

https://github.com/LightBDD/LightBDD

Test’em

https://github.com/testem/testem
Programming language

.NET

JavaScript

Category

Acceptance Testing

Unit Testing

General info

LightBDD is a BDD test framework that allows you to create easy to read and maintainable tests

LightBDD is a BDD test framework offering ability to write tests that are easy to read, easy to track during execution and are summarized in user friendly reports. It also allows developers to use all of the standard development tools to maintain them

A Unit testing test runner for JavaScript

Test'em is framework agnostic and has support for Jasmine, Qunit, Mocha and others through custom test framework adapters. It canalso run tests on all major browsers as well as Node and Phantomjs
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

No

No, but it is Integrated with xUnit frameworkslike NUnit, xUnit, MsTest.TestFramework and Fixie.

It has an xUnit reporter
Client-side
Allows testing code execution on the client, such as a web browser

Yes

You can test front-end behaviour using lightBDD

Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

You can test back-end behaviour/functionality using lightBDD

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 through the FeatureFixture class.

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 in lightBDD through the FeatureFixture class

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

Licence
Licence type governing the use and redistribution of the software

Proprietary 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

Mocking is available through the use of third party libraries like moq

Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

You can group tests into suites

Other
Other useful information about the testing framework