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Appium vs Hound by Etsy: What are the differences?

Developers describe Appium as "Automation for iOS and Android Apps". Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, hybrid, and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol. Appium is sponsored by Sauce Labs and a thriving community of open source developers. On the other hand, Hound by Etsy is detailed as "Lightning fast code searching made easy". Hound is an extremely fast source code search engine. The core is based on this article (and code) from Russ Cox: Regular Expression Matching with a Trigram Index. Hound itself is a static React frontend that talks to a Go backend. The backend keeps an up-to-date index for each repository and answers searches through a minimal API.

Appium belongs to "Mobile Testing Frameworks" category of the tech stack, while Hound by Etsy can be primarily classified under "Code Search".

Appium and Hound by Etsy are both open source tools. It seems that Appium with 9.5K GitHub stars and 3.9K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Hound by Etsy with 4.11K GitHub stars and 438 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Appium
Pros of Hound by Etsy
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    Webdriverio support
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    Java, C#, Python support
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    Open source
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    Great GUI with inspector
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    Active community
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    Support android test automation
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    Internal API access
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    Support iOS test automation
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    What is Appium?

    Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, hybrid, and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol. Appium is sponsored by Sauce Labs and a thriving community of open source developers.

    What is Hound by Etsy?

    Hound is an extremely fast source code search engine. The core is based on this article (and code) from Russ Cox: Regular Expression Matching with a Trigram Index. Hound itself is a static React frontend that talks to a Go backend. The backend keeps an up-to-date index for each repository and answers searches through a minimal API.

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