List down the differences between Selenium and UTP.

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The differences between Selenium and UTP are listed down below.

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Selenium
UTP
1
It is open source and can be used free.
It is a licensed tool and is commercialized for use.
2
It supports the majority of browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and so on.
It supports Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
3
It only tests web based applications.
It tests both windows and web based applications.
4
There is no in built object Repository.
By default, object repositories are available and maintained.
5
It can be developed on multiple languages like Java, C#, Javascript, Python and so on.
It can be developed only on VB scripts.
6
There is no external support for vendors for debugging issues.
There is external support from vendors for debugging issues.
7
It needs lesser system resources and can be used in Linux or Windows VM.
It needs more system resources and can be used only on Windows VM.(more maintenance is required)
8
For test execution, Selenium can be integrated with the TestNG framework which is free.
For test execution, UFT can be integrated with ALM which comes at a cost.
9
Selenium is not a recommended tool for testing mainframe, SAP and Salesforce applications.
UFT can be used for testing a wide range of applications and environments like mainframe, SAP, Salesforce and embedded frameworks.
10
Selenium supports IDEs like Intellij, Eclipse and so on.
UFT supports its default IDE.
11
Selenium can be used only for testing the frontend layer of the application.
UFT can be used for testing the database layer, service layer and the front end layer.
12
Data driven testing implementation is complex and requires good programming skills.
Data driven testing can be easily achieved with the help of default Data Table concepts.
13
Can be integrated with numerous tools ( both paid and free)
Can be integrated with a handful tools (mostly paid).
14
More job prospects and career growth.
Limited job prospects.
raja
Published on 11-Jun-2020 15:39:22
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