BrowserStack vs Nemo.js: What are the differences?
What is BrowserStack? Instant access to a lab of 1000+ real mobile and desktop browsers for testing. 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 Nemo.js? PayPal’s open source node.js automation framework. Nemo provides a simple way to add selenium automation to your NodeJS web projects. Provides plugin architecture to incorporate custom features to your tests.
BrowserStack and Nemo.js belong to "Browser Testing" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by BrowserStack are:
- Real Device Cloud. Test on a range of physical Android and iOS mobile devices and tablets for the most accurate results
- 1100+ desktop browsers. Latest versions of IE, Edge, Safari, Chrome, Firefox and more on a range of Windows and OS X platforms on a robust cloud infrastructure
- Test dev environments. Our Local Testing feature allows you to test development and internal websites seamlessly, without setup or configuration
On the other hand, Nemo.js provides the following key features:
- Nemo.js wraps around the ubiquitous Selenium WebDriver, and as such, allows control of virtually any browser on any operating system
- Built with a plugin architecture
- Easy interface for authoring new plugins that can then be shared with others
Nemo.js is an open source tool with 5 GitHub stars and 4 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nemo.js's open source repository on GitHub.
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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.
We only really need this for IE support
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.
BrowserStack is used by our development and support teams during QA and to try and reproduce bugs.
Manually and automatically test our web and mobile apps.