Best Automation Testing Tools

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Kobiton

This tool helps in mobile and IoT test, notwithstanding how we choose to automate. Kobiton’s AI-powered script-less feature automates functional, performance, visual and compatibility testing. It ensures comprehensive quality and release at the speed of DevOps.

Features

  • Captures and executes automation without any scripts

  • Completely open-standard Appium code

  • AI-based remediation

  • Automatically detects crashes

  • Visual validation

  • UX testing

  • Easy and tight CI/CD integrations

  • Insightful reports

  • In-depth session exploration

  • Unlimited number of users

  • Access to the real devices in the cloud through on-premises setup

TestProject

This free cloud-based test automation tool is used for web, Android and iOS applications testing on all OSs with ease. It enables easy collaboration with team members using Selenium and Appium to guarantee speed and quality. It comes with advanced built-in record and playback features, helps create add-ons, and develop coded tests with a powerful SDK.

Features

  • Does not need complex setups
  • No coding skills or knowledge needed
  • Add-ons can be shared and reused with team members and the whole community
  • Insightful reports
  • Integrated with CI/CD workflows

Virtuoso

This test automation tool leverages the recent advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. It delivers on codeless automated tests with features such as cross-browser testing so that tests can be run across various browsers, browser versions, Oss, devices, and resolutions. With this tool, we can execute functional, visual, and compatibility testing in a single run. It has become the go-to tool due to its AI-driven automated testing. Its Natural Language feature enables functional and cross-browser testing.

Features

  • We can create tests in plain English using NLP (Natural Language Programming)

  • Test cases can be created from wireframes and PDFs

  • Visual regression

  • Tests are self-maintainable

  • API-first tool to easily integrate with any technology

Eggplant

This test automation solution has been regarded as the best test automation tool by top analysts. It is now owned by Keysight Technologies and is an award-winning tool.

Features

  • AI-driven automation

  • Responsive app experiences to increase users’ engagement

  • Scalable test maintenance

  • Accelerates testing efforts

  • Take advantage of non-invasive automation feature to automate critical systems

  • Integrated with most commonly used tools

Subject7

This is a cloud-based and codeless platform. It supports in end-to-end automation testing of web, mobile, desktop, database, web services, load, security, and accessibility. Its interface allows even non-coders to author robust test flows. Most of its users include major government agencies and enterprises of all sizes.

Features

  • Collaboration, tracking and project management

  • Integrated with JIRA, Jenkins, GitHub, and other DevOps pipeline tools

  • Flexibly and clearly reports about success, failures, defects, with videos

  • Offers parallel test execution in secured public clouds, or private clouds or a hybrid one

  • Provides scalability or predictability, technically as well as non-technically

  • Simple and non-metered price

TestComplete

This tool is also used to test the browser compatibility with various other browsers and Oss. With TestComplete, we can automate the process of browser testing. TestComplete is a completely automatic testing tool that we can use to create and execute tests for any website. It lets us perform parallel testing of the website on around 1500 real-rime environments without the need of any external setup or settings.

With TestComplete, we can access the latest real-time devices, resolutions, browsers, OSs, and systems. We have the option of choosing from multiple programming languages such as JavaScript, Python, etc. Moreover, we can also access the tool’s records and replay features which are completely script-free, to create automated tests.

LambdaTest

This tool lets the users test the website with around 2000 browsers and OS. LambdaTest is a cloud-based cross-browser testing tool which eases the testing of websites and web apps. This tool offers cloud grid with which we can create automatic Selenium scripts. We can also do live interaction-based testing on various browsers in real-time.

We can create and execute Selenium tests on the Selenium grid that supports more than 2000 browser environments. LambdaTest allows executing screenshot automatically and to test the responsiveness of the website. With LambdaTest, we can test our website in a local as well as a private format using the SSH tunnel program. This tool provides a single-click bug log generation with other tools such as Asana, BitBucket, GitHub, Trello, Slack, etc. LambdaTest offers 24x7 assistance to help execute the tests on our websites and web apps.

TestArchitect

This test automation tool is code-less and emphasizes improving automation test coverage and productivity through keyword-driven testing. With TestArchitect, a small team of technical testers can help a big team of less technical testers to achieve around 80% automated test coverage.

Features

  • Codeless automated testing

  • Uses action-based testing to provide reusability and reduce maintenance costs

  • Comes with a spreadsheet IDE (like Excel)

  • Works with various platforms such as desktop, cross-browser, mobile, API, testing

  • Supports various OSs like Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, iOS

  • Integrated with leading CI/CD/DevOps tools such as Microsoft Azure, DevOps, TFS, Jenkins, and many more

Parasoft Continuous Quality Suite

Automated testing tools from Parasoft provide quality to software delivery process to prevent, detect, and resolve defects quickly. This solution covers static code analysis, Unit testing, code coverage, API testing, UI testing. It enables speedy software delivery in compliance with industry and security standards.

Features

  • Creation and execution of tests is powered by AI

  • Used for low-code app testing

  • Offers extensive dashboards to create quality reports and analysis

  • Supports more than 120 message formats and protocols

  • Integrated with CI/CD pipeline

  • Supports Agile DevOps workflows

QA Wolf

This is a web-based tool that creates JavaScript code while we browse a website and then converts it into an automated test. It is best suited for beginners who wish to create tests quickly without having to learn complex coding languages. We can also change any part of the code to troubleshoot, for complex tests.

Features

  • No need of downloads or installations

  • Tests run completely in parallel to obtain faster results

  • Supports various browsers like Google Chrome, WebKit, Firefox, Chromium, etc.

  • Executes tests on premises

  • Integrated with OpenVPN

  • Records videos and logs failed tests to help understand problems easily and quickly

  • Open-source and integrated with Vercel and Netlify

Avo Assure

This codeless and one of the most intelligent test automation tools helps achieve over 90% test coverage. Avo Assure enables end-to-end testing across multiple platforms like Web, Windows, Mobile, non-UI, ERPs, mainframe systems, and emulators.

Features

  • Completely codeless test automation solution

  • Heterogenous

  • Enables accessibility testing

  • Compatible with WCAG standards, Section 508, and ARIA

  • Integrated with SAP S4/HANA and SAP NetWeaver

  • Offers mindmaps feature to enable visualization of the testing hierarchy

  • Smart scheduling of tasks and intelligent reporting

  • Integrated with Process Discovery Solution

Zeuz

This AI-assisted automation framework is based on click-and-test. Zeuz is completely script-less and easy-to-use for manual testers. However, it is also robust with all the features desired by experts. It has integrated CI/CD workflows, and intelligent debugging, rich reporting, and collaboration features.

Features

  • Web. Mobile, desktop, API, IoT testing and cloud services

  • Code-less, one UI that covers all major technologies in a single test case

  • Enables managing and executing manual as well as automated functional, regression, UI, performance, and data-driven testing

  • Test scripts recording features

  • AI-driven object identification

  • Built-in waiting mechanisms

  • Intelligent reports, collaboration tools and notifications

  • Advanced debugging and notifications

  • Integrated with JIRA, Jenkins’s plugins, third-party integrations

  • Customizable actions and scripts

Cerberus Testing

Cerberus is an open-source and low-code test automation tool. It supports web, mobile, API, desktop, and database testing. It can be accessed from the cloud, has easy-to-use web interface. It does not even need development skills or knowledge.

Features

  • Low-code

  • Libraries for web, mobile, API, desktop, database testing

  • Test execution, repository, and reporting

  • Simultaneous testing on local as well as remote testing farms

  • Consistent testing with the help of Scheduler, Campaign, CI/CD workflows

  • Helps in web performance and monitoring

  • Comes with test dashboards and analytics

Selenium

This open-source tool is the most popular and widely used automation tool. It is one of the best web automation tools to automate testing across various OSs such as Windows, macOS, Linux and browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Edge, etc. Test scripts can be created with programming languages like Java, C#, Python, Ruby, PHP, Perl, and JavaScript. It comes with record and playback features along with browser add-on Selenium IDE. The Selenium WebDriver enables creating complex and advanced automation scripts.

UFT or QTP

This HP product is the leading cross-platform automation web testing tool. It automates web, desktop, SAP (System, Applications & Products), Delphi, Net, ActiveX, Flex, Oracle, Mobile, PeopleSoft, PowerBuilder, Siebel, Stingray, Visual Basic, and many other applications. It is tightly integrated with a test management tool "ALM" and a performance testing tool "LoadRunner".

Features

  • Keyword-driven framework
  • XML support
  • Business Process testing
  • Robust checkpoints
  • Results are stored in the form of a screen or GUI object and we can it with run-time object
  • Tests are executed from a stored script
  • Test results can be seamlessly logged
  • Data files can be quickly accessed to be used as test data

Watir

It is an open-source test automation tool. It is one of the best automation scripting tools supporting Internet Explorer on Windows. Watir integrated with WebDriver is compatible with various browsers like Firefox, Opera, and headless HTML Unit. Its scripting language is Ruby; however, we can automate web applications developed in any other language. It offers great features to connect with databases, to read flat files, enables data-driven testing. Test code can be reused and repeated across test scripts. It is integrated with BDD (Behaviour-driven development) tools, e.g., RSpec, Cucumber, etc.

Rational Functional Tester

This commercial test automation tool powered by IBM can support a wide range of development environments, e.g., Siebel, Net, SAP, JAVA, PowerBuilder, Flex, Dojo, etc. It works with two scripting languages – JAVA and VB.Net. It is tightly integrated with Rational Quality Manager, another IBM’s test management tool. It enables functional, regression and data-driven testing. Its unique feature of Storyboard helps record test script as a series of a screenshot of the actions taken against the software under testing. It also lets us make changes in the screenshots to improve the test script.

Telerik Test Studio

It is one of the latest test automation solutions from which supports automating apps like HTML 5, Angular, AJAX, JavaScript, Ruby, and PHP, iOS, Android. It also supports cross-browser compatibility testing and record and playback feature. It works with two scripting languages – C# and VB.Net. It has the ability to connect with source control systems like Team Foundation Server and Git. It also supports Continuous Testing. It helps schedule tests, parallel testing and has robust test reporting features.

Silk Test

This test automation tool from MicroFocus supports functional and regression testing. It provides three products namely Workbench, Silk4J, and Silk4NET. Workbench uses VB.Net as its scripting language while the other two use Java/VB.Net, C# etc. It is also used for cross-browser compatibility, and mobile testing. It also provides collaborative test design environment through keyword-driven testing.

Cucumber

This open-source test automation tool is also used for BDD. It supports languages like Ruby, Java, Scala, Groovy, etc. it supports only the web environment. With Cucumber, we can write test code in simple English called Gherkin. Its code can run on different frameworks like Selenium, Ruby, etc. It mainly emphasizes end-user experience.

raja
Updated on 01-Nov-2021 08:20:56

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