TestOOB vs Spinach comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between TestOOB and Spinach?

TestOOB

https://pypi.org/project/testoob/

Spinach

https://github.com/codegram/spinach
Programming language

Python

Ruby

Category

Unit Testing, unittest Extensions

Acceptance Testing

General info

Testoob is an advanced unit testing framework for Python.

Testoob integrates with existing unittest test suites. It contains many features like: a filter which tests to run with regular expressions, output test results as XML/HTML/PDF, test skipping, color output on a terminal and more.

Spinach is a BDD framework on top of Gherkin

Spinach is a high-level BDD framework that leverages the Gherkin language to help define executable specifications of your application or library's acceptance criteria.
xUnit
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.

No

No

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

Yes

Testoob can test front-end features since it is a unit testing tool. One can write a test for each function that is on the client side

N/A

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

Yes

Testoob can test back-end functionality since it is a unit testing tool. One can write a test for each function in the back-end.

Yes

You can test any server-side behaviour with Spinach
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

Yes

TestOOB extends unittest and prepares fixtures by use of the 'setUp() function just like unittest

No

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

The 'setUp()' function allows you to group your initialization functions

No

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

Yes

Spinach has inbuilt generator methods
Licence
Licence type governing the use and redistribution of the software

Apache License 2.0

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

Mocks are available - testoob can acess library unittest.mock which is used for mocking

Yes

Spinach can access the rspec-mocks methods
Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

Yes

One can build suites with testoob

Yes

Spinach Integrates with your RSpec test suite which allows declaring example groups and contexts.
Other
Other useful information about the testing framework