mockk vs DbUnit: What are the differences?
mockk: Mocking library for Kotlin. It is an open-source library focused on making mocking in Kotlin great. It is a library with the possibility of mocking default arguments, final classes, varargs, coroutines and extension methods; DbUnit: A JUnit extension targeted at database-driven projects. It is a JUnit extension (also usable with Ant) targeted at database-driven projects that, among other things, puts your database into a known state between test runs. This is an excellent way to avoid the myriad of problems that can occur when one test case corrupts the database and causes subsequent tests to fail or exacerbate the damage.
mockk and DbUnit can be categorized as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
Some of the features offered by mockk are:
- Object mocks
- Static mocks
- Constructor mocks
On the other hand, DbUnit provides the following key features:
- Ability to export and import your database data to and from XML datasets
- Works with very large datasets when used in streaming mode
- Helps you to verify that your database data match an expected set of values