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I am looking to purchase one of these tools for Mobile testing for my team. It should support Native, hybrid, and responsive app testing. It should also feature debugging, parallel execution, automation testing/easy integration with automation testing tools like Selenium, and the capability to provide availability of devices specifically for us to use at any time with good speed of performing all these activities.

I have already used Perfecto mobile, and Sauce Labs in my other projects before. I want to know how different or better is AWS Device farm in usage and how advantageous it would be for us to use it over other mentioned tools

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BrowserStack

Stability - Just works. Availability - More than 15 datacenters. Enterprise features like SSO, local testing and SOC2/GDPR compliant.

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BitBar

BitBar's Dedicated Devices would be a great option for you. It allows you to dedicate (reserve) devices for your use only which also having access to all of the devices in the shared cloud. BitBar has the features and integrations that you are looking for as well.

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Pros of Browserling
Pros of BrowserStack
Pros of Sauce Labs
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    • 127
      Multiple browsers
    • 69
      Ease of use
    • 58
      Real browsers
    • 40
      Ability to use it locally
    • 22
      Good price
    • 17
      Great web interface
    • 15
      IE support
    • 13
      Official mobile emulators
    • 12
      Cloud-based access
    • 11
      Instant access
    • 6
      Real mobile devices
    • 5
      Multiple Desktop OS
    • 4
      Can be used for Testing and E2E
    • 4
      Selenium compatible
    • 4
      Screenshots
    • 3
      Video of test runs
    • 3
      Pre-installed developer tools
    • 2
      Webdriver compatible
    • 2
      Favourites
    • 2
      Supports Manual, Functional and Visual Diff Testing
    • 2
      Many browsers
    • 1
      Cypress Compatible
    • 1
      Free for Open Source
    • 59
      Selenium-compatible
    • 46
      Webdriver compatible
    • 35
      Video recordings of every test
    • 31
      Qa
    • 29
      Mobile support
    • 26
      Any programming language
    • 23
      Developer tools
    • 21
      Test local and firewalled servers
    • 20
      Jenkins integration
    • 18
      Pristine VMs
    • 17
      CI Compatible
    • 11
      Appium support
    • 9
      Parallel testing
    • 8
      Rapid environment preparation
    • 7
      Easy testing on almost any device
    • 7
      Allows me to Focus more test automation rather than IT
    • 7
      Mobile device support
    • 6
      Secure testing and easy setup
    • 5
      Easy setup with CI and fast automated tests
    • 5
      Quick support response
    • 4
      Fast and reliable to host the automated tests
    • 4
      Easy to setup and understand,
    • 3
      Easy onboarding, do not need to manager VMs/OS/Browsers
    • 3
      Easy setup and integration with Travis Ci
    • 3
      Maintained browser matrix
    • 2
      Generous free trial
    • 2
      Easy. Straightforward. Scalable
    • 2
      Great way to integrate test suite on cloud
    • 2
      Hany for platform testing
    • 2
      Teamcity Integration and mobile testing win
    • 2
      Great documentation
    • 2
      Simplicity of Sauce-connect
    • 2
      Efficient tool to verify product quality
    • 1
      It's great for my QA work
    • 1
      QE support
    • 1
      Secure testing
    • 1
      Stable
    • 1
      Very Good, Quick, flexible Infrastructure Support
    • 1
      Amazing service to do cloud cross browser testing
    • 1
      Depth of integrations
    • 1
      Because of its cloud based support for appium
    • 1
      Manuals are not very well versed for beginners
    • 1
      Cheaper than browserstack
    • 1
      Having this available for CI servers is fantastic
    • 1
      Awesome tech support
    • 1
      Easy setup, Works great with selenium.
    • 0
      Simple to set up and integrate so many browser configs

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    Cons of Browserling
    Cons of BrowserStack
    Cons of Sauce Labs
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        Very limited choice of minor versions
      • 2
        Expensive
      • 1
        Relatively slow

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      What is Browserling?

      We run the browsers on our servers. Fully interactive sessions, not static screenshots. No flash, no applets, nothing to install. Powered entirely by <canvas> and javascript.

      What is BrowserStack?

      Live, Web-Based Browser Testing Instant access to all real mobile and desktop browsers. Say goodbye to your lab of devices and virtual machines.

      What is Sauce Labs?

      Cloud-based automated testing platform enables developers and QEs to perform functional, JavaScript unit, and manual tests with Selenium or Appium on web and mobile apps. Videos and screenshots for easy debugging. Secure and CI-ready.

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        What are some alternatives to Browserling, BrowserStack, and Sauce Labs?
        CrossBrowserTesting
        It's implemented to ensure a website's functionality and design and includes testing a range of devices and operating systems being used in the market and customer base.
        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.
        Karma
        Karma is not a testing framework, nor an assertion library. Karma just launches a HTTP server, and generates the test runner HTML file you probably already know from your favourite testing framework. So for testing purposes you can use pretty much anything you like.
        LambdaTest
        A cloud-based automated cross browser testing platform. LambdaTest allows you to perform automation testing on a scalable, secure, and reliable Selenium Grid online. It provides access to the network of 2000+ real browsers and OSes.
        LambdaTest
        A cloud-based automated cross browser testing platform. LambdaTest allows you to perform automation testing on a scalable, secure, and reliable Selenium Grid online. It provides access to the network of 2000+ real browsers and OSes.
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        Reviews of Browserling, BrowserStack, and Sauce Labs
        Review of
        Sauce Labs

        Sauce Labs is a fantastic testing tool that I am using for my QA internship.

        I am particularly happy with the speed of which any virtual machine loads - that saves me heaps of time and allows me to concentrate on executing more tests instead of blankly staring at the screen (and I do appreciate funny quotes displayed during the minimal wait) . I constantly have to switch between different OS and browsers and so far I had nothing but speedy and reliable experience. Moreover, getting Sauce Labs to work with local links could not have been easier!

        Sauce Labs tool is in general very simple to use for either manual or automated testing, with a lot of great resources available that are easily accessible. I additionally feel that Sauce Labs goes beyond a testing tool - it is also a community of testers and for testers, which I find really appealing. I have been using BrowserStack previously and although it was also a great testing tool, I feel that it is lacking the support Sauce Labs offers.

        All in all - I only have positive things to say about Sauce Labs, the only thing that could possibly be improved (and I'm just being picky) is the speed of which iOS cloud loads - it appears to be slightly slower than other virtual machines.

        Review of
        Sauce Labs

        SauceLabs is widely used by QAs for both types of testing manual and automation. It provides possibility of compatibility testing on different OS and browsers + mobile platforms for those who don't have big test stand with all real devices. I started to use SauceLabs only because of not having real devices to test website for compatibility and responsive design. After this useful experience I started to learn about automation with Selenium Webdriver and again SauceLabs helped me with tests execution on different platforms. It's easy to setup and to integrate in existing solutions and saved us a lot of time. I love reporting provided by SauceLabs, you can check video and screenshots after or view running test on the fly. Now I recommend SauceLabs to all QAs in my and other companies, even developers are using it to reproduce bugs and check their code on different devices. SauceLabs has very good documentation and big community where any appeared question can be quickly answered. I receive their emails about news and tips how to use it efficiently, sometimes there are useful webinars at SauceLabs. Thank you for this great everyday job!

        Review of
        Sauce Labs

        We chose to use Sauce Labs as our Selenium Grid in the cloud b/c we didn't want to support testing on Windows/IE in-house due to security concerns.

        Thus choosing a service like Sauce Labs was the only solution we had to execute our Watir-WebDriver (Selenium) acceptance tests on IE and other browser/OS combos.

        Pros: It took me a few hours to get setup and immediately start running tests. Our main test stack consists of: Cucumber/Watir-WebDriver (Selenium-WebDriver) and getting it up and running was not that hard. It was very fast to spin up a VM and run tests and view the screencasts and screenshots. Easier to use this as opposed to setting up an in-house Selenium Grid setup.

        Cons: I didn't find ANY documentation on how to setup Watir-WebDriver on Sauce Labs, I had to figure it out via Googling. The Watir tests do run a tad bit slow on SL. The UI is a bit dated, tried out the new beta UI and it looks nicer but doesn't seem to be ready for production use, the screencast view in beta mode was way too big.

        Overall I like it as it's easy to use and gets the job done. I have yet to setup w/Jenkins, that's the next stop.

        Review of
        Sauce Labs

        We worked on a 3-year engagement with a major pharmaceutical company. Our builds had to go through a complex review and deployment process with different many players making code and configuration changes across various build profiles and environments. We wanted to ensure that nothing was broken in our application code in this process, and that any breakages would be immediately identified.

        We used Sauce Labs to create a testing suite for our app, and added tests with each new release. This helped us identify several critical issues before they ever surfaced as problems on the public-facing sites. We found the Sauce Labs platform very easy to use. We were already experienced with Selenium, but had a few questions about how to run and manage our tests on Sauce. We found the documentation to be quite helpful. On the rare occasions that we had to reach out to Sauce Labs support, we received prompt, thorough replies which kept our development process moving forward at full speed.

        The Sauce Labs tools have become a vital part of our development infrastructure.

        Sr. QA Engineer at Sapizone
        Review of
        Sauce Labs

        Like: Lot's of OS/Browsers for tests, supports all major frameworks. Works great with Jenkins(their Sauce OnDemand plug-in is pretty awesome). Can be used in many ways and very versatile.

        Lots of business problem solved....just having a quick ability to create test environments. That's a big one and Sauce Labs solves that. A realized benefit is having the ability to have videos and screenshots saved of tests.

        Dislike: I would like to see improved would be the performance. Tests run faster locally than they do on Sauce, but if you run your tests in parallel and can have a number of VM's running at the same time then this usually doesn't create much of a problem.

        Other Feedback: You can look at other cloud options like BrowserStack, but they don't give you the same ease of use and support for the price. You can create test agents in your own network, but they you have to constantly maintain each vm or system and that eats up valuable time. It's much easier and price effective to go with Sauce plus you get great support with them when you run into issues.

        Review of
        BrowserStack

        It's incredible how much this service has increased my productivity when it comes to testing new features in multiple browsers. And not only multiple browsers, multiple operating systems as well! And really LOVE that you can run it locally.

        Co-Founder and CTO at Tipe
        Review of
        BrowserStack

        We only really need this for IE support

        How developers use Browserling, BrowserStack, and Sauce Labs
        ONLICAR uses
        BrowserStack

        We use BrowserStack to run end to end tests with Selenium on our dashboard. It runs automatically before every deployment and cancels it if anything is out of place.

        Chris Riley uses
        Sauce Labs

        Browser testing grid and test automation so we don't need the servers to do it. Integrates with CI.

        Clarabridge Engage uses
        BrowserStack

        BrowserStack is used by our development and support teams during QA and to try and reproduce bugs.

        QuickSeries Publishing inc. uses
        BrowserStack

        Manually and automatically test our web and mobile apps.

        Grubster uses
        BrowserStack

        QA tool to access to all desktop and mobile browsers.

        In Situ Training uses
        Sauce Labs

        Front tests automation, in the cloud (with codeship)

        David Adler uses
        BrowserStack

        Used for cross browser scripting especially IE9 :-(

        fhumayun uses
        Sauce Labs

        All Selenium scripts contain SauceLabs Grid Caps.

        Alexpts Pts uses
        Sauce Labs