BrowserStack vs Rainforest QA vs Selenium


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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 Rainforest QA?

Rainforest gives you the reliability of a QA team and the speed of automation, without the hassle of managing a team or the pain of writing automated tests.

What is 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.

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        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 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
        Ghost Inspector 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 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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          Review ofRainforest QARainforest QA

          As a PM with a fair amount of testing experience I've been using Rainforest QA to build up a functional test suite for our web app. Writing tests is straightforward and it's nice to then get real humans executing the tests so that you can get readable feedback when something isn't working. I'd certainly recommend giving it a try to see if it might fit your workflow.

          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.

          Review ofSeleniumSelenium

          we at use selenium hub and node architecture to execute our test cases its a very powerful tool to automate web applications.

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          Co-Founder and CTO at Tipe
          Review ofBrowserStackBrowserStack

          We only really need this for IE support

          How developers use BrowserStack, Rainforest QA, and Selenium
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          Kang Hyeon Ku uses SeleniumSelenium

          가장 강력한 웹 UI / UX 테스트 툴 이지만, 문제도 많다. iframe 안에 있는 건 잘 select 가 안되기도 하고, 화면이 작아 컴포넌트가 화면에 보이지 않으면 또 select 할 수 없다. 하지만 브라우저를 있는 그대로 제어 할 수 있다는 게 가장 큰 매력이다.

          ps. selenide 와 같이 쓰면 코드가 많이 개선된다.

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          samdfonseca uses SeleniumSelenium

          Maintaining and expanding automated regression tests is one of my primary responsibilities at CrowdTwist. We use Selenium to test the front-end parts of our platform.

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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.

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          LUMA Institute uses Rainforest QARainforest QA

          Automated end-to-end testing that gets our code and user experiences tested more quickly. Can be scripted. Great in a continuous delivery model.

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          Ralic Lo uses SeleniumSelenium

          Used Selenium web-driver for automated QA testing in continuous integration and continuous deployment.

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          Owen Miller uses SeleniumSelenium
          • Navigating our site for tests
          • Navigating other sites that discriminate against non-human visitors
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          Clarabridge Engage uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

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

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          Ataccama uses SeleniumSelenium

          Selenium is a great way to automatically test if a build is sane and can be deployed.

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          GrowSumo uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

          Browserstack is a lifesaver for IE and quick mobile testing.

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          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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