Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.
fluentassert - a prototype of yet another assertion library
7 projects | /r/golang | 28 Mar 2021
Comprehensive Guide to Testing in Go
2 projects | /r/golang | 23 Nov 2022
This article leaves out snapshot testing. It’s not really relevant in a backend application, but I find it very useful in user or customer facing CLIs to ensure you don’t incidentally change command output or formatting. bradleyjkemp/cupaloy has served me pretty well.
Snapshot testing in Golang
3 projects | dev.to | 3 Jan 2022
Go Snaps used Jest Snapshoting and Cupaloy as inspiration.
What are some alternatives?
Testify - A toolkit with common assertions and mocks that plays nicely with the standard library
godog - Cucumber for golang
gomega - Ginkgo's Preferred Matcher Library
GoAws - AWS (SQS/SNS) Clone for Development testing
go-carpet - Tool for show test coverage in terminal for Go source files
gogiven - gogiven - BDD testing framework for go that generates readable output directly from source code
endly - End to end functional test and automation framework
go-mutesting - Mutation testing for Go source code
Hamcrest - Hamcrest matchers for the Go programming language
testfixtures - Ruby on Rails like test fixtures for Go. Write tests against a real database
dsunit - Datastore Testibility
Looking for Maintainer - Selenium/Webdriver client for Go