REST Assured VS Citrus

Compare REST Assured vs Citrus and see what are their differences.

REST Assured

Java DSL for easy testing of REST services (by rest-assured)


Framework for automated integration tests with focus on messaging integration (by citrusframework)
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REST Assured Citrus
2 1
6,194 376
1.0% 1.3%
8.0 7.9
13 days ago 6 days ago
Java Java
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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REST Assured

Posts with mentions or reviews of REST Assured. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-09.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Citrus. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing REST Assured and Citrus you can also consider the following projects:

WireMock - A tool for mocking HTTP services

Mockito - Most popular Mocking framework for unit tests written in Java

Karate - Test Automation Made Simple

Spock - The Enterprise-ready testing and specification framework.

JUnit - A programmer-oriented testing framework for Java.

Cucumber - Cucumber for the JVM

AssertJ - AssertJ is a library providing easy to use rich typed assertions

Gatling - Modern Load Testing as Code

Awaitility - Awaitility is a small Java DSL for synchronizing asynchronous operations

MockServer - MockServer enables easy mocking of any system you integrate with via HTTP or HTTPS with clients written in Java, JavaScript and Ruby. MockServer also includes a proxy that introspects all proxied traffic including encrypted SSL traffic and supports Port Forwarding, Web Proxying (i.e. HTTP proxy), HTTPS Tunneling Proxying (using HTTP CONNECT) and SOCKS Proxying (i.e. dynamic port forwarding).

Pact JVM - JVM version of Pact. Enables consumer driven contract testing, providing a mock service and DSL for the consumer project, and interaction playback and verification for the service provider project.

Apache JMeter - Apache JMeter open-source load testing tool for analyzing and measuring the performance of a variety of services