should VS Rhino Mocks

Compare should vs Rhino Mocks and see what are their differences.


Should Assertion Library (by erichexter)

Rhino Mocks

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should Rhino Mocks
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

Rhino Mocks

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing should and Rhino Mocks you can also consider the following projects:

NSubstitute - A friendly substitute for .NET mocking libraries.

Shouldly - Should testing for .NET - the way Asserting *Should* be!

Fluent Assertions - A very extensive set of extension methods that allow you to more naturally specify the expected outcome of a TDD or BDD-style unit tests. Targets .NET Framework 4.7, .NET Core 2.1 and 3.0, as well as .NET Standard 2.0 and 2.1. Supports the unit test frameworks MSTest2, NUnit3, XUnit2, MSpec, and NSpec3.

xUnit - is a free, open source, community-focused unit testing tool for the .NET Framework.

Moq - Repo for managing Moq 4.x

FakeItEasy - The easy mocking library for .NET

AutoFixture - AutoFixture is an open source library for .NET designed to minimize the 'Arrange' phase of your unit tests in order to maximize maintainability. Its primary goal is to allow developers to focus on what is being tested rather than how to setup the test scenario, by making it easier to create object graphs containing test data.

NFluent - Smooth your .NET TDD experience with NFluent! NFluent is an ergonomic assertion library which aims to fluent your .NET TDD experience (based on simple Check.That() assertion statements). NFluent aims your tests to be fluent to write (with a super-duper-happy 'dot' auto-completion experience), fluent to read (i.e. as close as possible to plain English expression), but also fluent to troubleshoot, in a less-error-prone way comparing to the classical .NET test frameworks. NFluent is also directly inspired by the awesome Java FEST Fluent assertion/reflection library (

AutoMoq - Auto mocking provider for Moq.

MSTest - MSTest V2 framework and adapter

Stryker.NET - Mutation testing for .NET core and .NET framework!