Unit.js vs unexpected comparison of testing frameworks
What are the differences between Unit.js and unexpected?

Unit.js

https://unitjs.com/

unexpected

http://unexpected.js.org/
Programming language

JavaScript

JavaScript

Category

Unit Testing, End-to-End Testing

Unit Testing

General info

An assertion library for JavaScript (similar to chai.js)

It works with any test runner and unit testing framework like Mocha, Jasmine, Karma, protractor (E2E test framework for Angular apps) and QUnit.

An extensible BDD assertion toolkit

Unexpected is an extensible BDD assertion toolkit that is compatible with all test frameworks,is Node.js ready (require('unexpected')) and supports asynchronous assertions using promises among other features. It can be used with any test runner that catches exceptions, but the developer recommends Mocha, Jest or Jasmine as they are integrated tested with every release
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

Unit.js runs in the browser to test front-end components

Yes

Unexpected can be used in a browser environment to test front-end components and functionality
Server-side
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code

Yes

Unit.js runs in nodejs to test server-side behaviour

Yes

Unexpected is used in a Node.JS environment to test server behaviour and functionality
Fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test

Yes

Unit.js provides Test fixtures for running testsThis is one of its features

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

With Unit.js you can group your 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

Licence
Licence type governing the use and redistribution of the software

GNU

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)

N/A

N/A

Grouping
Allows organizing tests in groups

N/A

N/A

Other
Other useful information about the testing framework