JUnit vs Mockito: What are the differences?
What is JUnit? A programmer-oriented testing framework for Java. JUnit is a simple framework to write repeatable tests. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
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.
JUnit and Mockito can be primarily classified as "Testing Frameworks" tools.
JUnit and Mockito are both open source tools. It seems that Mockito with 9.02K GitHub stars and 1.62K forks on GitHub has more adoption than JUnit with 7.53K GitHub stars and 2.8K GitHub forks.
Intuit, Bitbar, and sovrn Holdings are some of the popular companies that use JUnit, whereas Mockito is used by Frichti, Mercedes-Benz.io GmbH, and Debut. JUnit has a broader approval, being mentioned in 65 company stacks & 54 developers stacks; compared to Mockito, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.