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BrowserStack vs Nightwatchjs: 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 Nightwatchjs? Automated testing and continous integration framework based on node.js and selenium webdriver. Nightwatch.js is an easy to use Node.js based End-to-End (E2E) testing solution for browser based apps and websites. It uses the powerful Selenium WebDriver API to perform commands and assertions on DOM elements.

BrowserStack and Nightwatchjs 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, Nightwatchjs provides the following key features:

  • e2e
  • test
  • javascript

Nightwatchjs is an open source tool with 9.43K GitHub stars and 925 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nightwatchjs's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, BrowserStack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 577 company stacks & 238 developers stacks; compared to Nightwatchjs, which is listed in 16 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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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 Nightwatchjs?

Nightwatch.js is an easy to use Node.js based End-to-End (E2E) testing solution for browser based apps and websites. It uses the powerful Selenium WebDriver API to perform commands and assertions on DOM elements.
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        What are some alternatives to BrowserStack and Nightwatchjs?
        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.
        LambdaTest
        LambdaTest is a cloud-based testing platform and it provides access to a powerful network cloud of 2000+ real browsers and operating system that helps testers in cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility testing.
        Ghost Inspector
        It lets you create and manage UI tests that check specific functionality in your website or application. We execute these automated browser tests continuously from the cloud and alert you if anything breaks.
        AWS Device Farm
        Run tests across a large selection of physical devices in parallel from various manufacturers with varying hardware, OS versions and form factors.
        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.
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        Decisions about BrowserStack and Nightwatchjs
        Zarema Khalilova
        Zarema Khalilova
        Frontend Team Lead at Uploadcare | 4 upvotes 23K views
        atUploadcareUploadcare
        Sauce Labs
        Sauce Labs
        BrowserStack
        BrowserStack
        #OpenSource

        I am working on #OpenSource file uploader. The uploader is the widget that other developers embed in their apps. It should work well in different browsers and on different devices. BrowserStack and Sauce Labs help to achieve that. I can test the uploader in many varieties of browsers+OS only used my browser without virtual machines.

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        Benjamin Poon
        Benjamin Poon
        QA Manager - Engineering at HBC Digital | 7 upvotes 33K views
        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL
        React
        React
        ExpressJS
        ExpressJS
        Docker
        Docker
        GoCD
        GoCD
        GitHub
        GitHub
        Cucumber
        Cucumber
        JavaScript
        JavaScript
        Selenium
        Selenium
        Nightwatchjs
        Nightwatchjs

        For our digital QA organization to support a complex hybrid monolith/microservice architecture, our team took on the lofty goal of building out a commonized UI test automation framework. One of the primary requisites included a technical minimalist threshold such that an engineer or analyst with fundamental knowledge of JavaScript could automate their tests with greater ease. Just to list a few: - Nightwatchjs - Selenium - Cucumber - GitHub - Go.CD - Docker - ExpressJS - React - PostgreSQL

        With this structure, we're able to combine the automation efforts of each team member into a centralized repository while also providing new relevant metrics to business owners.

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        Reviews of BrowserStack and Nightwatchjs
        Review ofBrowserStackBrowserStack

        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.

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        Co-Founder and CTO at Tipe
        Review ofBrowserStackBrowserStack

        We only really need this for IE support

        How developers use BrowserStack and Nightwatchjs
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        ONLICAR uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        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.

        Avatar of Clarabridge Engage
        Clarabridge Engage uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

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

        Avatar of QuickSeries Publishing inc.
        QuickSeries Publishing inc. uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        Manually and automatically test our web and mobile apps.

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        Grubster uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        QA tool to access to all desktop and mobile browsers.

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        David Adler uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        Used for cross browser scripting especially IE9 :-(

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