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Applitools vs Chrome DevTools: What are the differences?

Applitools: Automated visual website testing. Applitools is a visual functional testing tool that allows developers to run simple selenium tests to capture and compare screenshots from various application versions, without having to anticipate required tests in advance; Chrome DevTools: A set of web developer tools. It is a set of web developer tools built directly into the Google Chrome browser. It can help you edit pages on-the-fly and diagnose problems quickly, which ultimately helps you build better websites, faster.

Applitools and Chrome DevTools belong to "In-Browser Testing" category of the tech stack.

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Pros of Applitools
Pros of Chrome DevTools
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    Visual AI is 99.9999% accurate
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    Augments any testing framework - easy to implement
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    AI & ML eliminate false positives (vs. pixel-based))
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    Test against multiple browsers, viewports, and devices
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    Fast cross-browser test execution
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    Increase test coverage - finds functional & visual bugs
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    Reduce test code & locators
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    Visual AI is 5.8X more efficient
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    Cons of Applitools
    Cons of Chrome DevTools
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      Lot of bugs
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      Problems with integration
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      Documentation not clear
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      Cannot do well with low res images
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      Mismatched image test results
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      Ambiguous
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      Colours with small contrast diff are not identified
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      What is Applitools?

      Applitools delivers the next generation of test automation powered by AI assisted computer vision technology known as Visual AI. Visual AI helps Developers, Test Automation Engineers and QA professionals release high-quality web and mobile

      What is Chrome DevTools?

      It is a set of web developer tools built directly into the Google Chrome browser. It can help you edit pages on-the-fly and diagnose problems quickly, which ultimately helps you build better websites, faster

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      What are some alternatives to Applitools and Chrome DevTools?
      Selenium
      Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
      Percy
      Catch visual bugs in static & dynamic UI components with Percy. Ensure your website’s UI reliability in dynamic environments. Detect and resolve bugs at speed for each component across browsers and viewports.
      Galen
      It is a tool for testing layout of responsive web apps. It is based on Selenium and has a special language for testing page layout
      BrowserStack
      BrowserStack is the leading test platform built for developers & QAs to expand test coverage, scale & optimize testing with cross-browser, real device cloud, accessibility, visual testing, test management, and test observability.
      Testim
      It uses artificial intelligence to speed-up the authoring, execution, and maintenance of automated tests.
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