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Mockito vs react-testing-library: What are the differences?
What is Mockito? Tasty mocking framework for unit tests in Java. It is a mocking framework that tastes really good. It lets you write beautiful tests with a clean & simple API. It doesn’t give you hangover because the tests are very readable and they produce clean verification errors.
What is react-testing-library? A lightweight solution for testing React components. It is a simple and complete React DOM testing utility that encourage good testing practices. It provides light utility functions on top of react-dom and react-dom/test-utils, in a way that encourages better testing practices.
Mockito and react-testing-library can be primarily classified as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
Mockito and react-testing-library are both open source tools. Mockito with 9.17K GitHub stars and 1.63K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than react-testing-library with 8.25K GitHub stars and 464 GitHub forks.
Liferay, Frichti, and Mercedes-Benz.io GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Mockito, whereas react-testing-library is used by Captiv8, Stepsize, and Full-stack practice stack. Mockito has a broader approval, being mentioned in 16 company stacks & 24 developers stacks; compared to react-testing-library, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
Pros of Mockito
Pros of react-testing-library
- We can test behavior3
- Good documentation1