C++ unit testing framework

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2013-09-30 16:03:39
Compare GoogleTest vs Boost Test vs CppUnit vs VSCppUnit
GoogleTestBoost TestCppUnitVSCppUnit
Professionally developedYesYesYesYes
XML OutputYesYesYesYes .trx output
Death testsYes-NoNo
Test fixturesYesYesYesYes
Automated registration of testsYesYesYesYes
Disable testsYes- NCBI extension has support for thisNoYes
Rich set of built-in assertsYes-- Somewhat-
Custom assertsYesYesYesYes
Non-fatal assertionsYes EXPECT_*YesNoNo
Crash handlingYes Windows SEH- ?No CustomYes Windows SEH
GUI RunnerYes gtest-gbar- QxRunner?Yes QxCppUnitYes VS integrated
Mock frameworkYes GoogleMock- 3rd party- 3rd party- 3rd party
Latest version04/2011200711/20092012
LicenseNew BSD licenseBoost LicenseGNU LGPL v3Microsoft Proprietary
Last update2012-02-24 09:56:352012-02-24 09:56:352012-02-24 09:56:352012-04-05 11:39:52


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  • Gives a really nice comparison. I guess the only one available right now. Thanks a ton!!
    Posted 2012-05-24 23:47:57 by Prasad Korhale
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