microtest vs beanSpec comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between microtest and beanSpec?

microtest

https://github.com/rubyworks/microtest

beanSpec

https://sourceforge.net/p/beanspec/wiki/Home/
Programming language

Ruby

Java

Category

Unit Testing

General info

Minimal testing framework, compatible with Test::Unit/MiniTest

beanSpec is a java based testing solution that uses Behaviour Driven Development

BeanSpec is a java based testing solution that is used for specifiying, checking and summarizing the behaviour of a component in a declarative, narrative style
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

N/A

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

Yes

BeanSpec can be used to test front-end components
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

BeanSpec is used to test server-side components and functionality
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

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

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

FreeBSD 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)

N/A

Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

N/A

Other
Other useful information about the testing framework