QUnit vs TickSpec comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between QUnit and TickSpec?

QUnit

https://qunitjs.com/

TickSpec

https://github.com/fsprojects/TickSpec
Programming language

JavaScript

.NET

Category

Unit Testing

Acceptance Testing

General info

QUnit is a JS Unit testing framework.

QUnit is especially useful for regression testing of jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile projects

TickSpec is a lightweight Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) framework for .Net

With TickSpeck you can describe behaviour in plain text using the Gherkin business language, execute the behaviour against matching F# 'ticked' methods, or attribute-tagged C# or F# methods, run via your normal test runners or plugins and set breakpoints in the scenarios, step definitions or your code and go (setting breakpoints in the Gherkin is currently not supported in .NET Standard version)
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

Yes

Yes, it is a xUnit style framework

No

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

Yes

QUnit is commonly used by jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile It can test front-end components and functionality

Yes

You can test front-end behaviour by creating feature specifications for front-end behaviour
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

Qunit can test any JavaScript code(including itself), this includes server-side components and functionality. Supports NodeJs

Yes

You can test back-end code by creating feature specifications to test back-end behaviour
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

Yes

By using the qunit-fixture element which is a container for some HTML that your tests can assert against.

Yes

Fixtures are available or are derived from the class FeatureFixture
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

You can group fixtures together with QUnit

Yes

TickSpec contains group fixtures
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

MIT 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)

You can use third party libraries like jQuery's Mockjax plugin

Yes

By using a third party mocking library like moq
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

You can use the QUnit.module() function to group tests together

Yes

You can create test suites with TickSpec
Other
Other useful information about the testing framework