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

Sleipnir

https://github.com/railsware/Sleipnir

Artos

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

Swift

Java

Category

Unit Testing, Acceptance Testing

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

General info

Sleipnir is a BDD-style framework for Swift

Sleipnir is a pure Swift BDD testing framework inspired by cedar, that is not dependent on NSObject, and does not use XCTest. Sleipnir has nice command line output and support for custom test reporters and other features, like seeded random tests invocation, focused and excluded examples/groups

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

You can test front-end behaviour by defining specifications for classes, objects and functions

Yes

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

Yes

You can test back-end behaviour by defining specifications for classes, objects and functions in the back-end

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

Yes

Fixtures are available by using beforeEach{ } and afterEach{ } to setup the test parameters

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.

Yes

Group fixtures are available through the beforeAll{} and afterAll{} blocks to setup group fixtures

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

MIT 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

Yes, developers can create mock objects with sleipnir using a third party library like Cuckoo.

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

Yes

You can declare example groups with Slepnir

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