April 5, 2017
Test automation is one of the best cost saving and time saving technique to analyse software products. It makes life of tester would be much easier and speedy comparative to the manual testing. Automation testing tool market is booming.There are various automation testing tools available. So, it is difficult to choose any one from among all tools.
So I came up with top 6 automation testing tools with its description which guide you in choosing right automation testing tool for testing your software products.
Here are listed top 6 tools.
Selenium works on different platforms such as linux, Mac and windows. It also works on different browser. Selenium helps the testers to write tests in various programming languages like Java, PHP, C#, Python, Groovy, Ruby, and Perl. It offers record and playback features to write tests without learning Selenium IDE. Selenium proudly supports some of the largest, yet well-known browser vendors who make sure they have Selenium as a native part of their browser. Selenium is best among all competitor tools.
Advantages of Selenium:
1.Selenium webdriver is advantages for regression test.
2.Selenium IDE is more appropriate for unit test and exploratory test :
Disadvantage of Selenium :
1.Selenium needs very much expertise resources.
2.Selenium only support web based application . It does not support desktop application.
3.Selenium must support outside report generation plugin such as jakins,TestNG etc.
TestingWhiz is a test automation tool with the code-less scripting by Cygnet Infotech. TestingWhiz tool’s Enterprise edition offers a complete package of various automated testing solutions like web testing, software testing, database testing, API testing, mobile app testing, regression test suite maintenance, optimization, and automation, and cross-browser testing.
Advantages of Testing Whiz:
3. HPE Unified Functional Testing:
HP QuickTest Professional was renamed to HPE Unified Functional Testing. HPE UFT offers testing automation for functional and regression testing for the software applications. Visual Basic Scripting Edition scripting language is used by this tool to register the test processes and operates the various objects and controls in testing the applications.
Advantage of QTP
1. Vbscript is used for automation which is easy compared to java.
2. User interface is good.
Disadvantage of QTP
1.The licence version of QTP is very costly.
TestComplete is a functionality testing platform that offers various solutions to automate testing for desktop, web, and mobile.
Advantages of Test Complete:
1.Execution speed is greater
2.support lots of browser.
3.complexity is less.
Ranorex Studio offers variety of testing automation tools that cover testing all desktop, web, and mobile applications.
Advantages of Ranorex are:
1.Easy to understand
2.Easy to maintain the code.
3.Easy to operate.
A cross-platform free open source functional testing tool for service-oriented architectures (SOA) and representational state transfer (REST), written in Java language. It is user-friendly interface and having great features, mainly used for API testing facilitates to easily and quickly perform functional/regression and load testing, supports all protocols and technologies related to the particular application. The commercial version (SoapUI Pro) is mainly used to test functioning of the application.
Advantages of SoapUI are:
1. SoapUI is open source web service testing tool It is used for soap web service.
2. It ‘s pro version facilite for functional testing.